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Bill: Forgive Loans If Student Dies or Becomes Permanently Disabled

9-8-16
The Assembly Committee on Higher Education moved a bill forward that would require the Higher Education Student Assistance Agency to forgive debt if a student dies or becomes permanently disabled.
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Bridgegate Co-Conspirators to Remain Secret

9-7-16
The Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia decided that the list of co-conspirators in Bridgegate will remain secret. Potential jurors will be questioned Sept. 12 and the trial is scheduled to begin Sept. 19.
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Christie Calls for Demolition of Three Government Buildings in Trenton

9-7-16
Gov. Christie said he is going to demolish the state Health Department building, the Agriculture building and the Division of Taxation building, moving them to a new, smaller state office complex.
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Why Does Roadwork Cost More in New Jersey?

9-7-16
Experts say roadwork costs more in New Jersey because of old infrastructure and because the high volume of traffic requires night and weekend work, which is more expensive.
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Christie Kicks Off New School Year with Education Reform Bills

9-6-16
Gov. Christie went to a middle school in Caldwell to sign six education reform bills, including bills that limit suspensions and expulsions for kids in preschool though grade 2 and establish state aid for non-public school security.
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Camden Gets $16 Million Grant for Road Resurfacing

9-6-16
New Jersey's two U.S. senators and the local congressman highlighted the TIGER grant, which stands for Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery. The $16 million grant will resurface streets in North Camden.
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Newark Officials Discuss Ways to Fight Crime

9-6-16
Although Newark is on pace to exceed last year’s homicides, officials say police-community relations are better and they are working to find offenders.
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Ending Income Tax Agreement Could Generate Millions for NJ

9-6-16
Gov. Christie announced the end of the reciprocal income tax agreement with Pennsylvania that let residents of both states pay income tax just where they work. The former state treasurer estimates the deal could generate $180 million for New Jersey.
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Backup Cameras Now OK for Driver’s Test

9-6-16
Assemblyman Lou Greenwald sponsored legislation to allow the use of backup cameras while taking the driver's test in New Jersey. Gov. Christie signed it into law.
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Union Members Draw Attention to Minimum Wage on Labor Day

9-5-16
Members of labor union 32BJ SEIU believe workers deserve a higher minimum wage and disagree with Gov. Christie's veto of a bill to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour.