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U.S. Attorney Wants to Keep 1.5M Pages of GWB Discovery from Public Disclosure

U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman has requested a protective order that would keep 1.5 million pages of discovery material in the GWB scandal case from public disclosure.

Asw. Lampitt: NJ Should Regulate Biosimilar Drugs

Assemblywoman Pamela Lampitt says that a bill requiring pharmacists to notify doctors when they substitute biologics with biosimilars should pass to increase patient safety.

Jaffe Morning Briefing: May 26, 2015

Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Department of Defense Eliminates Funding for Vets4Warriors Hotline

The Department of Defense has eliminated funding for Rutgers-based Vets4Warriors, a 24/7 peer crisis counseling service for veterans, to save $5.5 million.

Youngest South Orange Mayor Looks Back on Time in Office

Alex Torpey was 23 when he was elected mayor of South Orange. After a four-year term, he's stepping aside. He talks about what's next for him and why young people should get more involved in government.

Rep. Pallone Discusses Reopening Sandy Claims, 21st Century Cures Legislation

Congressman Frank Pallone says he believes the process of FEMA reissuing letters to Sandy victims for the flood insurance program is good. He also explains the 21st Century Cures legislation that he has sponsored to help get more research for diseases that have no cure.

South Jersey Gas Tweaks Pipeline Application

South Jersey Gas has tweaked its original application for a natural gas pipeline through the Pinelands, hoping the design changes will help soften opposition.

Port Authority Reduces PATH Service in Hoboken

The Port Authority has increased the wait time for trains running from Hoboken to 33rd Street one minute, equaling a 14 percent service cut.

Honoring a Late Veteran Who Never Forgot Fallen Comrades

Joe Fornarotto was a World War II veteran who cleaned up and renamed parks and courthouses to honor fallen service heroes. Essex County is now honoring him after his death.

NJ Transit Commuters Concerned About Proposed Fare Hike

Those who get to work using NJ Transit have been expressing concerns at public hearings regarding the proposed 9 percent fare hikes.