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Atlantic City Finances Unstable As Possible State Intervention Looms

2-22-16
William J. Hughes Center for Public Policy at Stockton University released study saying mortgage foreclosures are five times the national average and the economic outlook for Atlantic City could get worse.
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Feb. 22, 2016

2-22-16
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.
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Assembly, Senate Leadership Come Together on Minimum Wage Legislation

2-19-16
Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto and Senate President Steve Sweeney announced that they had come to a compromise on a minimum wage bill, which calls for a minimum wage of $10.10 per hour, going up to $15 in five to seven years.
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Hoboken Residents Oppose Waterfront Wall to Prevent Flooding

2-19-16
Hoboken is exploring several options to help reduce flooding in the city. Alternative One would build a wall along the waterfront, which most people oppose.
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Former NJ Justice Peter Verniero Discusses Antonin Scalia’s Legacy

2-19-16
Former New Jersey Supreme Court Justice Peter Verniero discusses his interactions with the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and his lasting legacy in American law.
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Feb. 19, 2016

2-19-16
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.
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Apple Objects to FBI’s Request for Software to Bypass iPhone Security

2-18-16
The FBI has asked Apple to create software to bypass the iPhone security feature that wipes clean stored data after more than 10 attempts to hack the password. Apple says that could be dangerous in the wrong hands.
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In Heart of Cuban Community, Menendez Blasts Obama’s Cuban Overtures

2-18-16
Sen. Bob Menendez criticized President Obama's plan to visit Cuba, saying it will further entrench the Castro regime.
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Evaluating Prisoner Re-entry Program

2-18-16
Lawmakers heard about the benefits of a program that helps people get housing and employment after being released from jail.
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Senate President Sweeney: Atlantic City Should Have Given Us a Plan

2-18-16
Senate President Steve Sweeney discusses the new set of Atlantic City intervention bills that Mayor Don Guardian and AC council members have vehemently opposed.