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AG to probe state police discrimination claim

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The state Attorney General's office says it will investigate allegations that the state police superintendent racially discriminated against the force's retired head of minority recruitment. The claims surfaced Friday in a ...

NJ teachers union wants input on longer school day

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The president of New Jersey's largest and most powerful teachers union says he wants input into Gov. Chris Christie's proposal to extend the length of the school day and school year. The concept of having children spend more ...

NJ’s Legislature starts new session

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Democratic-led Legislature has opened a new session as lawmakers investigate the Christie administration's role in closing lanes leading to the George Washington Bridge. Vincent Prieto (PREE'-eh-toh) took the oath ...
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NJTV News Special Report: The State of the State

1-14-14
NJTV News live coverage of Gov. Christie's State of the State address, analysis and the post-address Democratic response.

NJ students might get social media training

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Students in New Jersey might get social media training in school. Lawmakers on Monday sent Gov. Chris Christie a bill that would help educate students on the responsible use of social media and its many pitfalls. The ...

Bill would shield sexting minors from Megan’s law

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Minors in New Jersey who engage in sexting would not be placed on the state's Megan's Law registry under a bill that has received final legislative approval. The Legislature on Monday sent the bill to Gov. Chris Christie. The ...

Bill to overhaul Jersey City pensions passes

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A bill that would overhaul the pension system in New Jersey's second-largest city is headed to Gov. Chris Christie. The state Senate on Monday passed the bill which reduces cost of living adjustments in Jersey City's pension ...

NJ’s Christie to propose longer school day, year

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is set to unveil a plan to increase the amount of time children spend in public school. The Associated Press has obtained excerpts of Christie's State of the State speech scheduled for ...

Christie faces criticism, silence from GOP rivals

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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie has found little support — and sharp criticism in some cases — from the slate of potential rivals for the Republican presidential nomination. At the same time, would-be allies from states including Iowa ...
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With GWB Investigation Widening, Emails Show PA, Others Stonewalling Press

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Some of the emails released related to the GWB lane closures show Port Authority officials refusing to answer reporters' questions.