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Rep. Lance: Congress Needs to Work in Bipartisan Manner

8-21-14
Rep. Leonard Lance (R-7) says that Congress needs to work in a bipartisan manner in order to fix federal programs and avoid a government shutdown.

Town hall closes due to MRSA infection

8-21-14
PENNSVILLE, N.J. (AP) — A southern New Jersey town hall is closed after an employee was infected with MRSA. The South Jersey Times (http://bit.ly/VIIjqq ) reports that Pennsville officials found out Wednesday afternoon that an employee contracted ...

Christie deciding whether to sign 39 bills

8-21-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Legislature is on break, but there is still some intrigue in the Statehouse over how Gov. Chris Christie will deal with 39 bills lawmakers passed in June. This month, Christie has already taken action on two dozen ...

NJ’s US attorney attends BofA announcement

8-21-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's U.S. attorney was in Washington as the Justice Department announced a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis. ...
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Ferguson Tactics Over the Top Say New Jersey Political Leaders

8-20-14
Sen. Cory Booker and Newark Mayor Ras Baraka have criticized the tactics being used in Ferguson, Missouri on members of the community.
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Officials Push for Lighter Case Load for Parole Officers

8-20-14
After a man on parole allegedly murdered a mother and her foster child in Long Branch, officials are pushing passage of a bill to decrease the number of sex offenders per parole officer.

New Jersey requires students to get CPR lessons

8-20-14
BURLINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey high school students will be required to have CPR training starting this year. Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno signed a law Wednesday requiring the lesson for all public and charter school students in ninth ...

Gov. Christie stumps for Kansas Gov. Brownback

8-20-14
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is lending Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback support in his tougher-than-expected race against Democrat Paul Davis. Speaking Wednesday at Oklahoma Joe's Kansas City Bar-B-Que in Kansas City, Kansas, ...

Union County to change immigration jail policy

8-20-14
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — Union County will become the third county in New Jersey to limit cooperation with federal immigration officials over detaining those who may be in the U.S. illegally. County officials on Wednesday will announce the county ...

Belmar voters reject plan to rebuild pavilions

8-20-14
BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — Belmar voters have rejected a plan to borrow $7 million to rebuild two beach pavilions that were destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. Tuesday's vote in a special election was 1,041 to 756. Opponents had argued the project could be ...