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Mercer County Sees Chronic Homeless Rate Drop

6-27-14
Officials attribute the drop in the number of chronic homeless in Mercer County to its programs that offer services quickly when people become homeless.
140627Roundtable

Political Roundtable: June 27, 2014

6-27-14
Republican Strategist Jeanette Hoffman and Democratic Strategist Bill Pascrell III discuss the week in politics with NJTV News Managing Editor Mike Schneider.

Time running out for winning NJ Lottery ticket

6-27-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Time is running out for a person to claim a New Jersey Lottery Powerball ticket worth $1 million, before taxes. The ticket is due to expire on July 13. The ticket was purchased for the July 13, 2013 drawing at Country farms ...
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: June 27, 2014

6-27-14
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

New Jersey panel wants to call 13 on traffic jams

6-27-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey legislative panel looking into lane closures near the George Washington Bridge wants to call 13 more witnesses, including the mayor of the town that was paralyzed by gridlock for four mornings. The committee also ...

Trenton’s ex-mayor reports to federal prison

6-27-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The former mayor of New Jersey's capital city is behind bars. Former Trenton Mayor Tony Mack reported to a medium-security federal prison in West Virginia on Thursday. A judge sentenced Mack to nearly five years in prison ...

Christie’s ex-coach backs retirement bill

6-27-14
LIVINGSTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's former high school baseball coach is urging the governor to sign into law a bill that would allow retired teachers to keep coaching without risking their pensions. The measure that received ...

Bill limits NJ employers on crime records

6-27-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Employers in New Jersey might be limited from asking job applicants about their criminal records. The state Senate and Assembly on Thursday passed a bill that would prevent employers from asking applicants to check a box ...

NJ Assembly passes bestiality bill

6-27-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Assembly has passed a bill that would make it illegal for people to have sex with animals. But the measure may hit a dead-end because there's no companion legislation in the state Senate. Thirty-seven states ...

NJ Senate pushes to replenish open space fund

6-26-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Senate is backing a measure that would fund open space preservation in the state over the next 30 years. The Senate voted 35-1 on Thursday to support a constitutional amendment that would allocate a larger chunk ...