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Proposed Law Would Let Sign Language Count as Foreign Language in High School

2-12-15
The Senate Education Committee unanimously approved a measure that would let high school students take classes in sign language to fulfill the foreign language requirement.
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Feb. 12, 2015

2-12-15
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.
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Officials Will Investigate Deadly 40-Car NJ Turnpike Pileup

2-11-15
After allegations that the Turnpike Authority didn't properly clear icy roadways before a deadly New Jersey Turnpike crash, the state's transportation commissioner has ordered an investigation.
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Jeb Bush Releases Emails Online

2-11-15
As a sign of transparency, potential presidential candidate Jeb Bush made his emails sent as governor available online. Some say the move was aimed at Gov. Christie.
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Cruz Discusses Christie’s Latest Meetings, Revel and Wisniewski’s Proposed Legislation

2-11-15
NJTV News Correspondent David Cruz discusses Gov. Christie's latest meetings about the Transportation Trust Fund, the sale of Revel and new legislation from Assemblyman John Wisniewski.
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Valentine’s Day Sale Offers Deals on Newark Properties

2-11-15
Newark is offering vacant, city-owned lots up for sale for $1,000 as part of what it's calling a Valentine's Day land sale.
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Feb. 11, 2015

2-11-15
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.
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Fight Over Cleaning Contaminated Jersey City Site

2-10-15
Mayor Steve Fulop wants to stop PPG from working on a site contaminated with chromium because he says the company, which agreed to clean up the area, is doing so in a way that makes the property useless.
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Property Valuation Committee Co-Chair: NJ Needs Reduction in Property Taxes

2-10-15
Property Valuation Committee of the State Bar Association Co-Chair David Wolfe says that property taxes in New Jersey continue to increase because they are a primary source of funding for municipalities but that the state needs to reduce them.
From left, Ann Twomey of the Health Professionals and Allied Employees union, Mary MacDonald of the American Federation of Teachers’ Healthcare Division, and Elfrieda Johnson of the JNESO nurses union testify about a proposal to increase mandatory nurse-staffing levels at hospitals.

Nurses Urge State to Increase Mandated Staffing Levels at Hospitals

2-10-15
Unions say it would improve patient safety, but hospital managers say they must have flexibility to assign staff according to circumstances.