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Legislation Addresses PARCC Test Controversy

2-9-15
Assemblyman Patrick Diegnan is sponsoring legislation that would postpone the use of PARCC test results for three years and ensure alternative programs are available for students who refuse to take the test.
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Legislation Would Prohibit Action Against Employees Who Can’t Get to Work During State of Emergency

2-9-15
Sen. Peter Barnes crafted a bill that would prohibit businesses from taking adverse employment actions against an employee who can't get to work during a state of emergency.
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Feb. 9, 2015

2-9-15
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.
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Latest Jersey Road Closures a Sign of Urgency, Political and Structural

2-6-15
Another New Jersey roadway is undergoing emergency repairs. Some skeptics say it's a ploy to get officials to raise the state's gas tax.
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Officials Announce Funding for Rahway River Flood Mitigation

2-6-15
The federal government will be providing money for flood mitigation in the Rahway River watershed.
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New Law Raises Concern Over Liberty State Park

2-6-15
Gov. Christie signed legislation giving a new commission the authority to approve development plans in Liberty State Park, which has some worried about the park's future.
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Many Bay Head Property Owners Oppose Beach Replenishment Program

2-6-15
Many in Bay Head haven't signed easements allowing for sand dunes to be built. They say the area has sand-covered boulders that prevent major storm damage.
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Menendez Doesn’t Recall Directly Soliciting Campaign Contribution from Xanadu Firm

2-6-15
Sen. Bob Menendez told NJTV News Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron to the best of his recollection, he never solicited money from the Mills Corporation, which was building Xanadu in the Meadowlands, in 2005.
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Feb. 6, 2015

2-6-15
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.
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Christie Stays Behind Closed Doors After Trip to England

2-5-15
Gov. Christie met privately with the Premier of Alberta, Canada on his first day back from a foreign trade mission to England instead of briefing the media on what took place.