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Jaffe Morning Briefing: June 12, 2015

6-12-15
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Christie Throws Down Gauntlet; Urges Latinos to Challenge Democratic Leaders

6-11-15
During the Latino Coalition luncheon, Gov. Christie urged the promotion of business development, which some say hasn't happened with Democrats.

NJ Lawmakers Sponsor Bill to Ban Powdered Alcohol

6-11-15
Several New Jersey lawmakers are trying to ban the sale of powdered alcohol because of potential abuse by teens.

NJ Legislators Consider Bill to Make Cheerleading a Sport

6-11-15
Lawmakers are considering a bill to make cheerleading a competitive interscholastic sport governed by the NJSIAA. Currently, schools manage cheerleading programs individually.

Asm. Webber: Take a Cue from Purdue University and Freeze College Tuition in NJ

6-11-15
Assemblyman Jay Webber talks about the benefits of adopting a higher education model that freezes tuition in order to reduce student debt.

Jaffe Morning Briefing: June 11, 2015

6-11-15
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Unions Urge Legislators to Fully Fund Pensions, Override Expected Christie Veto

6-10-15
It's expected the Democratically-controlled Legislature will fully fund the pension system in the state budget, partly with a millionaires tax and Gov. Christie will line item veto it. Unions are hoping lawmakers will override such a veto.

Former Justice Verniero: Pension Ruling is ‘Significant Opinion’

6-10-15
Former New jersey Supreme Court Justice Peter Verniero says the Court's ruling on pension funding is significant because it sets the rules for the state budget process for years to come.

Officials Say Newark is Ideal Place for Casino

6-10-15
Elected officials and businesspeople met to talk about the benefits of having a casino complex in Newark.

Families of Disabled Protest Return Home NJ

6-10-15
Those with developmentally disabled family members in facilities out of state protested Return Home NJ, which aims to move them back to New Jersey.