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Michael Aron Discusses New Jersey Primary

6-2-15
NJTV News Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron outlines contested Assembly races in the New Jersey primary.

Rural NJ Communities Rely on State Police for Coverage

6-2-15
Dozens of rural municipalities in New Jersey can't afford their own police departments so they rely on New Jersey State Police for patrols.

Overwhelming 97% of State’s Teachers Rated ‘Effective’ in New Evaluations

6-2-15
NJEA remains cautious about implementation of AchieveNJ but calls results ‘exceptional.’

Jaffe Morning Briefing: June 2, 2015

6-2-15
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Democratic Lawmakers Push for North Jersey Casinos

6-1-15
North Jersey lawmakers want a question on the ballot that would let voters permit casinos outside of Atlantic City. They want up to three allowed, possibly in Hudson, Essex and Bergen counties, to recapture the gaming marketshare.

Newark ID Program is First in the State, Likely Not the Last

6-1-15
A citywide municipal ID program will begin Aug. 1 in Newark. Supporters say the program will help those without proper identification gain access to services like health care, utilities and bank accounts.

Sen. Weinberg: Allowing Online Voter Registration Would Increase Turnout

6-1-15
Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg has sponsored a bill to allow New Jersey residents to register to vote online. She says the move would get more people to register and vote.

NOAA Predicts Below-Normal Hurricane Season, But Says Be Prepared

6-1-15
While NOAA's Climate Prediction Center says the 2015 Atlantic Hurricane Season will likely be below-normal, officials warn that residents should still prepare for a major storm, which could occur.

Jaffe Morning Briefing: June 1, 2015

6-1-15
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Christie Kicks Off Summer in Belmar, Announces $6M for Flood Prevention Project

5-29-15
Gov. Christie was in Belmar where he announced $6 million for a flood prevention program and answered questions about a variety of topics.