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150611Delmore

NJ Legislators Consider Bill to Make Cheerleading a Sport

6-11-15
Lawmakers are considering a bill to make cheerleading a competitive interscholastic sport governed by the NJSIAA. Currently, schools manage cheerleading programs individually.
150611Webber

Asm. Webber: Take a Cue from Purdue University and Freeze College Tuition in NJ

6-11-15
Assemblyman Jay Webber talks about the benefits of adopting a higher education model that freezes tuition in order to reduce student debt.
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: June 11, 2015

6-11-15
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.
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Unions Urge Legislators to Fully Fund Pensions, Override Expected Christie Veto

6-10-15
It's expected the Democratically-controlled Legislature will fully fund the pension system in the state budget, partly with a millionaires tax and Gov. Christie will line item veto it. Unions are hoping lawmakers will override such a veto.
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Former Justice Verniero: Pension Ruling is ‘Significant Opinion’

6-10-15
Former New jersey Supreme Court Justice Peter Verniero says the Court's ruling on pension funding is significant because it sets the rules for the state budget process for years to come.
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Officials Say Newark is Ideal Place for Casino

6-10-15
Elected officials and businesspeople met to talk about the benefits of having a casino complex in Newark.
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Families of Disabled Protest Return Home NJ

6-10-15
Those with developmentally disabled family members in facilities out of state protested Return Home NJ, which aims to move them back to New Jersey.
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: June 10, 2015

6-10-15
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.
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NJ Supreme Court Sides with Christie on Pension Issue

6-9-15
The New Jersey Supreme Court ruled that Chapter 78, the pension reform law of 2011, was not a binding contract so Gov. Christie does not have to fully fund the pension system. Unions have vowed to fight the ruling.
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Aron: Pension Ruling Could Be Double Edged Sword for Christie

6-9-15
NJTV News Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron says while initially the state Supreme Court siding with Gov. Christie on the pension issue seems like a big victory, it also highlights the fiscal problems of New Jersey, which could be used against Christie in a presidential run.