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Pallone to Introduce LIFT America Act to Upgrade Infrastructure

Rep. Frank Pallone is sponsoring the Leading Infrastructure for Tomorrow’s America, or LIFT America Act. It would spend $70 billion in federal money over five years on various infrastructure projects.

Treasurer Details Plan to Dedicate Lottery Funds to Pensions

Treasurer Ford Scudder unveiled the details of a plan to make the $13.5 billion lottery enterprise now an asset of the pension system.

New Jersey Gubernatorial Democratic Primary Debate

NJTV News and NJ Spotlight provide the New Jersey Gubernatorial Democratic Primary Debate. Candidates Jim Johnson, Phil Murphy, Ray Lesniak and John Wisniewski participate.

Candidate Ciattarelli Takes NJ Transit, Outlines Five-Point Plan for Agency

Republican gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli rode an NJ Transit train from Secaucus Junction to New York Penn Station and back before holding a press conference where he outlined what he would do with the agency as governor.

State Democratic Party Chair Talks Gubernatorial Race

New Jersey Democratic Party Chairman John Currie supports Phil Murphy for governor and believes a Democrat will become governor in November.

Assembly Budget Committee Hears From Department of Health

The Assembly Budget Committee heard testimony from the Department of Health, which has a $1.6 billion budget.

First State-Sponsored Debate Fails to Sizzle, Setting Up Thursday Showdown

Stockton University hosted the first Democratic and Republican primary debates, warming up the candidates for another Democratic primary debate Thursday.

Who Are the Top Republican Candidates for Governor?

Jack Ciattarelli and Kim Guadagno are the two Republicans who have qualified for public matching funds and thus for the debates.

NJ Gubernatorial Primary Debates at Stockton University

Stockton University hosts qualifying Republican and Democratic candidates for governor in two primary debates Tuesday beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Feds Increase Aid for Nonprofits Following Threats, Vandalism

The Department of Homeland Security increased aid to nonprofits to $25 million this year. Rep. Pascrell and others are looking to double the national grant to $50 million next year.