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FAA Proposes New Drone Regulations

2-16-15
The Federal Aviation Administration has proposed new rules governing the use of commercial drones.
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Report on Perks for Port Authority Commissioners Highlights Need for More Reform

2-13-15
The Port Authority released information showing that commissioners and their families received special treatment when they were traveling through agency airports.
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Salary Cap Causes Some NJ Superintendents to Quit

2-13-15
New Jersey's cap on superintendent salaries has caused some to leave their jobs in the Garden State and take positions in New York or Pennsylvania.
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Opponents of Privatizing Public Water Systems Say It Will Raise Rates

2-13-15
Supporters of the Water Infrastructure Protection Act say the move will help towns fix aging water infrastructure, but opponents say the move will allow private companies to come in and raise rates.
Gov. Chris Christie's travels outside New Jersey are not helping his poll numbers inside the Garden State. (OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR/TIM LARSEN)

Poll: Christie support drops to all-time low in N.J.

2-13-15
A Rutgers-Eagleton poll found just 37 percent of New Jersey voters have a favorable impression of him.
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Feb. 13, 2015

2-13-15
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.
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Senate President Proposes Patient-Centered Health Care Pilot Program

2-12-15
Senate President Steve Sweeney hopes a three-year pilot program will improve patient care and lower costs.
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Using Eminent Domain to Seize ‘Toxic Mortgages’

2-12-15
Newark is looking to seize so-called toxic mortgages through eminent domain, allowing banks to get fair market value and homeowners to get new mortgages with more affordable payments.
150212Cruz

Liberty State Park Supporters Say State’s Ready to Hand Park Over to Developers

2-12-15
Those opposed to development in Liberty State Park say a new bill doesn't guarantee that the DEP will retain control of approving projects.
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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.