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160506Prieto

EXCLUSIVE: Speaker Prieto Holds Democratic Caucus in Latest Atlantic City Compromise Bill Bid

5-6-16
Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto spoke with NJTV News Correspondent David Cruz Friday morning ahead of a Democratic caucus to discuss a compromise bill to help Atlantic City.
160505Aron

Atlantic City Bill Vote Pulled as Democratic Leaders Disagree About Meeting

5-5-16
Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto's Atlantic City bill was pulled before a vote. The speaker and Senate President Steve Sweeney disagreed about whether a meeting to discuss a compromise would be taking place.
160505Delmore

Calls for Studying Link Between Firefighters and Cancer

5-5-16
Congressman Bill Pascrell and Sen. Bob Menendez rallied support to create a voluntary, national database among America’s Bravest to study the relationship between cancer and career-long exposure to toxic fumes.
160504Aron

Steve Fulop, George Norcross at Odds Over Atlantic City

5-4-16
Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop put out a statement attacking George Norcross for meddling in the Atlantic City crisis. Norcross fired back at the mayor saying he became "unhinged" after not getting his support in the gubernatorial race.
160504Flanagan

Trenton to Launch Anti-Violence Initiative with Extra Police Units

5-4-16
Trenton police will launch a summer anti-violence initiative early, adding extra investigative units to combat strictly violent crimes.
160504Delmore

No Statewide Policy on Transgender School Bathroom Use

5-4-16
New Jersey has no statewide policy for schools to follow when transgender students want to use bathrooms and locker rooms based on their gender identity.
160504Cruz

Debt Crisis Clouds Puerto Rico’s Future

5-4-16
Puerto Rico defaulted this week on the first $400 million of more than $70 billion worth of debt.
160503Flanagan

Parents File Federal Lawsuit Over Lead in Newark School Water

5-3-16
Anthony Brown and Gwendolyn Booker have filed a federal lawsuit against Newark's state-run school district, its superintendent, the city and Gov. Christie, saying their children drank water tainted with lead in Newark schools.
160503Aron

Senate Budget Committee Hears About Human Services Programs

5-3-16
Lawmakers heard testimony about programs such as homeless assistance, SNAP and Return Home New Jersey during a budget hearing.
160503Vannozzi

Bill Would Let Women Get Birth Control Over-the-Counter

5-3-16
New legislation would allow pharmacists to dispense oral birth control pills for women and girls, without a doctor’s prescription.