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Ruling: Towns Responsible for Affordable Housing in Gap Period

1-18-17
The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that municipalities are responsible for making up for affordable housing need incurred from 1999 to 2015, when the Council on Affordable Housing wasn’t effective.
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Dem Consensus: Any Plan But Christie’s Plan For School Funding

1-18-17
New Jersey Democrats haven't come up with a unified plan for school funding, but they agree that Gov. Christie's proposal, which he calls the "Fairness Formula," is not the right move for the state.
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NJ Lawmakers Concerned About Port Authority Capital Plan

1-17-17
Port Authority executives assured senators the capital plan is a work in progress that includes quarterly monitoring of expenses, but lawmakers are skeptical.
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Kim Guadagno Kicks Off Campaign for Governor

1-17-17
Lieutenant Gov. Kim Guadagno is running for governor. During her announcement, she talked about lowering taxes, doing better on pensions and foreclosures, and on poverty.
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Governor’s Focus on Drug Abuse Awareness Bumps Into His Lieutenant’s Campaign Launch

1-17-17
Gov. Christie met with recovering addicts and staff at a Newark drug treatment facility while Lieutenant Gov. Kim Guadagno officially announced she's running for governor.
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NJ Officials Deciding Whether to Attend Trump Inauguration

1-16-17
After Georgia Congressman John Lewis called for a boycott of Donald Trump's inauguration, members of the New Jersey delegation are deciding whether or not they will attend.
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Microgrids Could Help Reduce Mass Power Outages

1-16-17
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities is offering towns money to conduct feasibility studies to create microgrids, which work as small-scale, localized power systems.
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Judges to Consider New Guidelines When Sentencing Juveniles

1-13-17
A new Supreme Court ruling means New Jersey judges will have to consider factors like age, immaturity, family environment and peer pressure before giving a lengthy sentence to juveniles convicted of violent crimes.
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Bond Industry Reeling From Bail Reform

1-13-17
New bail reform laws to keep poor defendants out of jail are already starting to impact the bail bond industry.
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If Obamacare is Repealed, Will it be Replaced?

1-13-17
Republicans say they want to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, but there is no discernible timeline for a replacement.