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Three NJ Health Groups Get Medicare Bonuses

9-25-14
Three Accountable Care Organizations in New Jersey met their goals of improving patient care while saving money and received bonuses from Medicare.
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AAA Regional Director: We’re Continuing To Pursue Legislative Reforms

9-25-14
Regional Director of Public Affairs and Government Relations for AAA Cathleen Lewis says that the toll hike lawsuit with the Port Authority continues and that the AAA is pursuing legislative reforms.

Christie pension commission warns of shortfalls

9-25-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's unfunded health benefit and pension liabilities threaten to put a $90 billion drain on the state's future budgets. That's according to a preliminary report released Thursday by the panel convened by Gov. Chris ...

Christie ramps up travel in midterm homestretch

9-25-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie has already spent more than a third of his second term outside New Jersey, mostly stumping and raising money for fellow Republicans. As the midterm election draws near, the prospective White House candidate ...
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Sept. 25, 2014

9-25-14
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

FEMA grant helps outfit south Jersey firefighters

9-25-14
MAURICE RIVER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Some volunteer firefighters in southern New Jersey are getting new turnout gear thanks to a $75,000 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. FEMA's money to the Leesburg Volunteer Fire Company in ...

La company has $18M Navy dredging contract in NJ

9-25-14
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Pentagon says a southeast Louisiana company has an $18.4 million Navy contract for maintenance dredging in Earle, New Jersey. Weeks Marine Inc. of Covington is to dredge the areas around two piers and part of Sandy Hook ...
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Govs. Christie, Cuomo Discuss Security Measures

9-24-14
Govs. Christie and Cuomo met in New York City to discuss the bi-state task force they created and recommendations for heightened security measures.
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Rep. LoBiondo: Airstrikes Aren’t Enough to Stop Terrorist Groups

9-24-14
United States Representative Frank LoBiondo says the airstrikes in Syria are not going to be enough to stop the terrorist groups.
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Transportation Committee Hears Proposals to Solve Transportation Trust Fund Crisis

9-24-14
The Assembly Transportation Committee held a hearing to look for a sustainable long-term plan for the depleted Transportation Trust Fund.