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Jaffe Morning Briefing: March 27, 2015

3-27-15
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Fighting Over How to Spend Open Space Funding

3-26-15
After voters approved a constitutional amendment creating a dedicated, permanent source of funding for open space, lawmakers are discussing how to split the money.

Long Branch Boardwalk Construction to Start This Spring

3-26-15
Construction of the Sandy damaged section of the boardwalk in Long Branch is slated to begin this spring.

Jaffe Morning Briefing: March 26, 2015

3-26-15
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

AC Emergency Managers Call for Major Cuts, Diverting Payments to Help Struggling City

3-25-15
To help save Atlantic City from bankruptcy, the emergency managers have recommended a $10 million cut in operating costs and layoffs, delaying or reducing pension and benefit payments and diverting money from other areas.

Christie Reiterates Opposition to Legalized Marijuana at Drug Treatment Center Opening

3-25-15
Daytop New Jersey opened an outpatient drug treatment facility in Manahawkin. At the opening, Gov. Christie again said he opposes legalizing marijuana, which he said is a gateway drug.

Bill Aims to Reduce College Tuition Costs

3-25-15
A proposed bill would require all New Jersey colleges and universities to develop a $10,000 four-year BA degree program that includes tuition and fees.

WPU President: $10,000 Degree Program May Not Work for All

3-25-15
William Paterson President Dr. Kathleen Waldron says a bill proposing a $10,000 baccalaureate degree program might not be feasible for all schools or all degree programs.

Jaffe Morning Briefing: March 25, 2015

3-25-15
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Towns Fear Merge of Local and State Pensions

3-24-15
Local officials say combining municipal and state pensions could damage towns.