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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Aug. 5, 2014

8-5-14
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Bird migration delays drone tests in south Jersey

8-5-14
CAPE MAY, N.J. (AP) — Drone test flights in southern New Jersey are delayed in order to shield protected migratory birds. The New Jersey Institute of Technology was set to begin testing drones at the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center in Cape May in ...

Newark to ask state for $28M to close budget gap

8-5-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's largest city is submitting a budget, ending months of speculation about whether the state would take over the city's finances. Recently-inaugurated Newark Mayor Ras Baraka is expected to submit a budget to the state ...

Protesters meet Sen. Reid at New Jersey fundraiser

8-4-14
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Republicans turned a campaign fundraiser featuring U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid into a rallying point. More than 100 people protested outside event Monday at a Cherry Hill restaurant. The intent was to ...
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Assembly Passes Bail Reform Package

8-4-14
Members of the Assembly passed the bail reform package, which puts a constitutional amendment on the November ballot.
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Investigative Reporters Discuss Their Book ‘The Jersey Sting’

8-4-14
ABC News Senior Investigative Reporter Josh Margolin and Star-Ledger Staff Writer Ted Sherman discuss their book "The Jersey Sting," based on the federal sting that occurred five years ago when Gov. Chris Christie was attorney general.

Romney to headline NJ GOP fundraiser

8-4-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Former Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney will be in New Jersey next month to help Gov. Chris Christie celebrate his birthday. Romney is slated to attend a Sept. 10 fundraiser for the New Jersey Republican Party in ...
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Aug. 4, 2014

8-4-14
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

New Jersey Assembly advances open space funding

8-4-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey voters will get to decide in November whether to dedicate a portion of the state's business tax revenue to protecting open space. The state Assembly voted Monday to place the measure on the ballot as a possible ...

New Jersey Assembly to vote on 2 amendments

8-3-14
New Jersey's Assembly is gearing up for votes on whether to advance two constitutional amendments. Lawmakers are planning to vote Monday on an amendment that, coupled with a law, would overhaul the state's bail system. Christie has made the measure a ...