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Case of Repeat Offender Has Some Questioning Bail Reform

3-3-17
Dawud Ward came to New Jersey after five convictions for breaking and entering and grand larceny in Virginia. Because of bail reform, he’s been in and out of court between new arrests for burglaries.

Gubernatorial Candidates Offer Campaign Messages at Forum

3-3-17
With eight months to go until Election Day, five of New Jersey’s gubernatorial candidates staked out their ground at a business forum in New Brunswick.

NJ Officials Denounce Anti-Semitism After Jewish Community Center Threats

3-3-17
Several New Jersey elected officials gathered at the Kaplen JCC on the Palisades to call for unity against the anti-Semitic threats and cemetery vandalism in New Jersey and 33 other states across the country.

In Elizabeth, Immigrants Wonder If City Hall Has Their Backs

3-2-17
Mayor Chris Bollwage announced that Elizabeth will not be designated as a sanctuary city.

Rep. Norcross Urges President to Fund Infrastructure Plans

3-2-17
Congressman Donald Norcross discussed the letter he sent to President Trump urging certain infrastructure projects be funded and fast tracked.

How Much Do Unauthorized Immigrants Pay in Taxes?

3-2-17
New Jersey gets an injection of cash from its unauthorized immigrant population: nearly $600 million in state and local taxes, according to a new report.

Hard Rock to Buy Closed Taj Mahal Casino in Atlantic City

3-2-17
Hard Rock International and two local partners announced they will spend $300 million to buy and substantially remake the Taj Mahal into a Hard Rock Hotel and Casino on Atlantic City’s boardwalk.

Christie Helps Former Staffer Open Addiction Recovery Center

3-2-17
Gov. Christie joined AJ Solomon, a former staffer, at the ribbon cutting for the Victory Bay Recovery Center in Camden County.

Four Takeaways from Christie’s Budget Address

3-1-17
The proposals deal with public worker pensions, drug treatment, the school funding formula and transportation improvements.

In First Address to Congress, President Aims to Temper Tone

3-1-17
New Jersey Democrats and Republicans respond to President Trump's new tone during his first address to Congress.