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Moody’s: New Jersey’s Pension Funds Could Run Dry in Just 10 Years

12-4-14
Bond-rating agency cites NJ Treasury admission in bond prospectus that puts unfunded liability at $83 billion under new federal standards.
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Dec. 4, 2014

12-4-14
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.
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Mayor Baraka to Hold Town Hall Meetings on Newark Crime

12-3-14
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka acknowledges that work needs to be done in the city to reduce violent crime.
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Immigration Takes Center Stage in Freehold Expansion Vote

12-3-14
Freehold has more than 450 students more than its capacity, but voters shot down a bid to spend $33 million to expand school facilities. Seventy percent of the students are Hispanic.
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AC Mayor Guardian Outlines Plan to Help Struggling City

12-3-14
Mayor Don Guardian says that Atlantic City's budget will decrease by $61 million to help offset the losses from closing casinos.
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Sen. Whelan: High Taxes in Atlantic City Need to be Stopped

12-3-14
Sen. Jim Whelan says that right now the high taxes in Atlantic City need to be stopped because they are driving out casinos and homeowners.
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Manufacturers Coalition Urges $100M Rollback in Clean-Energy Subsidies

12-3-14
Group argues state consistently collects more subsidies than it can spend, which leads to money being diverted to fill budget holes.
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Dec. 3, 2014

12-3-14
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.
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AC Residents Speak Out Against Soaring Property Taxes

12-2-14
Casino closures have led to property taxes in Atlantic City to rise by more than 50 percent in two years. Residents are expressing frustration.
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Christie Announces $50 Million for Camden High School Upgrades

12-2-14
Camden High School will receive $50 million for renovations, including a new heating system, electrical upgrades, new windows, roof repairs and technology upgrades.