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Christie Participates in Summit to End Addiction Stigma

9-30-14
Gov. Christie participated in "The Many Faces of Addiction: Ending the Stigma" in Newark.
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Sept. 30, 2014

9-30-14
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Caregiver bill heads to Christie

9-30-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Hospitals in New Jersey might be required to teach family or friends how to care for a discharged patient. The state Assembly sent the caregiver bill to Gov. Chris Christie on Monday. Christie will consider whether to sign it ...

Pro leagues file to stop New Jersey sports betting

9-29-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Four major professional U.S. sports leagues and the NCAA have filed a legal challenge to New Jersey's latest attempt to offer legal sports gambling. The filing in federal court Monday calls the effort "astounding," ''specious" ...
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Concern Over Boarding Houses for Mentally Ill

9-29-14
Some officials are pushing a bill that would make inspection reports of boarding houses for the mentally ill readily accessible, saying such a move would make the facilities operate better.
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Assembly Fails to Override a Christie Veto – Again

9-29-14
A vote to override Gov. Christie's veto of a bill that would have required more analysis of state date fell short by two votes.
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What Eric Holder’s Resignation Means for NJ

9-29-14
Now that Attorney General Eric Holder has announced his resignation, New Jersey officials are talking about what the change in leadership may mean.
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Battleship New Jersey Gets Facelift

9-29-14
The historic Battleship New Jersey, which is docked in Camden, is getting a paint job on its hull.

Assembly passes bill to allow soccer in Pinelands

9-29-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is a step closer to allowing youth soccer and other recreational activities in agricultural areas within the state's heavily protected Pinelands. The state Assembly passed a bill Monday to change the state's ...

AP: Mayor nixes tax break for Taj Mahal casino

9-29-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's mayor says he can't offer massive tax breaks that the owner of the Trump Taj Mahal and would-be owner Carl Icahn are demanding to keep the casino open. Mayor Don Guardian tells The Associated Press that ...