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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.

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.

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.

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.

NJ Transit Commuters Concerned About Proposed Fare Hike

5-20-15
Those who get to work using NJ Transit have been expressing concerns at public hearings regarding the proposed 9 percent fare hikes.

Should New Jersey Allow Motorists to Pump Their Own Gas?

5-19-15
New Jersey lawmakers are considering ending the ban on self-serve gas in the state, but some say the move will lead to layoffs.

Asw. Huttle: Bill Would Protect Couples, Gestational Carriers and Baby

5-19-15
Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle (D) says that a bill aimed at protecting couples struggling to conceive children would allow them to enter legal agreements with gestational carriers.

BPU Votes to Deregulate Verizon’s Landline Services

5-19-15
Members of the Board of Public Utilities voted to deregulate, or reclassify, Verizon's landline services over the next five years. Opponents say they will go through the agreement and may file a legal appeal since rates will rise.

Remembering Police Officers Across the State Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice

5-19-15
Police from around the state remembered and honored those who lost their lives in the line of duty at the annual Law Enforcement Memorial Service.

President Obama Visits Camden

5-18-15
President Obama was in Camden today, calling the city "a symbol of promise for the nation."