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Jaffe Morning Briefing: July 10, 2014

7-10-14
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Firm to get $260M in aid to build plant in Camden

7-10-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey officials have approved $260 million in incentives to bring a manufacturing facility and 395 jobs to Camden, a city that ranks among the most impoverished in the country. The state projects the total benefit to the ...

RGA raises $26.6M in 2Q on Christie’s watch

7-10-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The investigations into New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's administration don't seem to be dimming his fundraising power. The Republican Governors Association will report Thursday that it raised a record-breaking $26.6 million in ...
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New Jerseyans React to Situation in Gaza

7-9-14
Israeli and Palestinian families are worried about those who are in the Gaza region because of the escalating violence.
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Rutgers Professor One of Five Muslim-Americans Spied On

7-9-14
The NSA and FBI engaged in domestic spying of five Muslim-American leaders, including Rutgers Professor Hooshang Amirahmadi.
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Health Care Costs for NJ Prisoners Reach High Levels

7-9-14
According to The Pew Charitable Trusts, health care for New Jersey inmates costs $5,800 per year.
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Municipalities Offer Cooling Centers for Residents to Beat the Heat

7-9-14
Municipalities throughout the state have designated cooling centers when the temperatures soar, offering residents a place to go during hot days.
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Sen. Codey Says NJ Could Become First State to Increase Smoking Age

7-9-14
Former Gov. Richard Codey says that New Jersey could become the first state in the country to increase the smoking age to 21 if legislation is approved.

Newark mayor releases transition report

7-9-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark's new mayor has released a report on his administration's goals for the next four years. The 210-page report issued Wednesday by Mayor Ras Baraka's transition team is heavily focused on community involvement in all facets ...

NJ Transit urged to push for bus terminal changes

7-9-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers have taken the push for improvements at New York's Port Authority Bus Terminal to New Jersey's major transit agency. Senate President Stephen Sweeney and Sen Loretta Weinberg urged New Jersey Transit's ...