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Lawmakers Threaten to End Tourist Helicopter Industry with Proposed Bill

2-18-15
Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto plans to introduce a bill to stop helicopters from landing in New Jersey, which is where many tourist helicopters are housed.
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Bipartisan Coalition Calls for Legalizing Marijuana

2-18-15
Members of New Jersey United for Marijuana Reform believe legalizing marijuana will end court backlogs and produce revenue for the state.
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Dept. of Health Director: ACA Signups Exceeded Goals

2-18-15
Region II Director for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Jackie Cornell-Bechelli says the large number of people who have signed up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act shows that people want health care coverage.
150218Flanagan

Debate to Legalize Marijuana in New Jersey

2-18-15
Psychiatrist David Nathan says while he supports legalizing marijuana in New Jersey for adults, it can be harmful to children.
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Feb. 18, 2015

2-18-15
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.
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Urban Mayors Say Court Ruling on Obama Executive Orders Won’t Stop Advocacy

2-17-15
Although a federal judge ruled in favor of halting President Obama's executive order on immigration, several New Jersey mayors say they are moving forward with plans to help undocumented immigrants.
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Michael Aron Discusses Revel Hearing, Jennifer Velez Leaving Government

2-17-15
NJTV News Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron discusses the latest on the Revel sale and Jennifer Velez leaving her post at the Department of Human Services.
Jennifer Velez, commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Human Services, is stepping down this month. - (AARON HOUSTON)

Velez to step down as Department of Human Services commissioner

2-17-15
Jennifer Velez will step down as commissioner of the Department of Human Services to become senior vice president of strategy and planning for Barnabas Health.
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Feb. 17, 2015

2-17-15
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.
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Homeland Security Funding Could Lapse

2-16-15
Because of disagreement over President Obama's executive order granting legal status to millions of undocumented residents, funding to Homeland Security could lapse.