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City Council Approves Transfer of Jersey City Public Land for Science Center Expansion

3-23-17
Sci Tech Scity, a proposed 16-acre, $276 million science center, research facility, school, hotel and residential development, would transform the area into a nationally-recognized science research and education village.
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Mayor Baraka Touts Newark Progress

3-22-17
Newark Mayor Ras Baraka talked about the progress the city has made and what he hopes to accomplish going forward.
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Trump Cut in Gateway Tunnel Funding Irks Lawmakers

3-22-17
President Trump's budget proposal eliminates federal funding for the Gateway Tunnel project, which would replace the old and corroding tunnel for trains between New Jersey and New York.
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Law Makes NJ More Attractive to International Businesses

3-21-17
The recently passed International Arbitration, Mediation and Conciliation Act treats mediated settlements as if they were court judgments, meaning they’re binding. That's welcome news for business owners looking to avoid drawn out legal battles.
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Federal Budget Could Cut NJ Job Creation Programs

3-21-17
Gov. Christie signed an agreement bringing all 19 community colleges into an expanded partnership with the state’s Career Connections network to increase those with working certificates and associates degrees or higher. But the federal budget proposal could cut funding for job creation programs.
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Parents Call for School Funding Fairness at Budget Hearing

3-21-17
Several parents spoke before the Senate Budget Committee asking lawmakers to increase funding to their school districts.
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Disagreement Over Changes to Police, Fire Pensions

3-20-17
Police and fire representatives don't agree on a bill meant to transform the retirement system. The Assembly Appropriations Committee approved a plan to transfer management of the pension fund away from the state to a separately run board of trustees.
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Booker Blasts President’s Budget, Health Care Priorities

3-20-17
Sen. Cory Booker is traveling to speak out against the president's proposed budget.
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What EPA Funding Cuts Would Mean for New Jersey

3-20-17
Lawmakers say New Jersey will lose out if President Trump's proposed budget gets approved because cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency will mean the end of state programs that clean up Superfund sites and ensure clean and healthy water and air.
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Federal Lawmakers Hear from FBI Director, Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee

3-20-17
FBI Director James Comey confirmed an investigation into the relationship between Russia and the Trump campaign and said there was no evidence President Obama wiretapped Trump Tower. Trump's Supreme Court pick, Neal Gorsuch, started a four-day hearing.