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150526Cruz

Paterson Tries to Focus on Recovery in Wake of Murder

5-26-15
Basketball star Armoni Sexton was killed in a drive-by shooting in Paterson, highlighting the decades-old rivalry between the Fourth and First Wards. Officials are working to curb the violence.
150526Aron

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

5-26-15
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.
150526Lampitt

Asw. Lampitt: NJ Should Regulate Biosimilar Drugs

5-26-15
Assemblywoman Pamela Lampitt says that a bill requiring pharmacists to notify doctors when they substitute biologics with biosimilars should pass to increase patient safety.
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: May 26, 2015

5-26-15
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.
150525Flanagan

Department of Defense Eliminates Funding for Vets4Warriors Hotline

5-25-15
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.
150525Torpey

Youngest South Orange Mayor Looks Back on Time in Office

5-25-15
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.
150522Pallone

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

5-22-15
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.
150521Flanagan

South Jersey Gas Tweaks Pipeline Application

5-21-15
South Jersey Gas has tweaked its original application for a natural gas pipeline through the Pinelands, hoping the design changes will help soften opposition.
150521Cruz

Port Authority Reduces PATH Service in Hoboken

5-21-15
The Port Authority has increased the wait time for trains running from Hoboken to 33rd Street one minute, equaling a 14 percent service cut.
150521Vannozzi

Honoring a Late Veteran Who Never Forgot Fallen Comrades

5-21-15
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.