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NJ Transit Holds Public Meeting After Unions Reject Contract

5-11-16
Members of the public had a chance to express their concerns to NJ Transit during a public meeting, which comes after two of several unions rejected a contract proposal that avoided a rail strike in March.
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Newark Rent Control Board Rejects Landlord’s Application

5-11-16
Members of the Newark Rent Control Board unanimously voted to reject a landlord's request for a rent increase of nearly 17 percent.
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FDA Looks to Redefine ‘Healthy’ on Food Labels

5-11-16
The FDA is investigating changes to allow for the use of "healthy" on food labels for products that include healthy fats. Currently, the labeling guidelines do not distinguish between types of fats.
160510Cruz

Senate Budget Committee Quizzes Acting Treasurer on State of State’s Pocketbook

5-10-16
The acting state treasurer talked about New Jersey's ability to make future pension payments during the Senate Budget Committee hearing.
160510Flanagan

Settlement: PARCC Test Not Required for HS Graduation

5-10-16
The Education Law Center sued New Jersey’s Department of Education, saying the state imposed new graduation requirements on students without going through the legally required process to do so. The case has been settled and students without PARCC test results will be able to submit portfolios to graduate.
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Christie Visits Camden Amid News He Will Head Trump’s Transition Team

5-9-16
Gov. Christie made two stops at Camden educational facilities Monday, the same day Donald Trump announced him as head of his transition team.
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Sanders Rally Kicks Off New Jersey Primary Home Stretch

5-9-16
Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders held a rally in Atlantic City where he stressed he still has a path to the Democratic nomination.
Gov. Chris Christie would lead the transition team should Donald Trump be elected president. - (OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR/TIM LARSEN)

Christie to Chair Trump Transition Team

5-9-16
If Donald Trump is elected president, Gov. Christie would lead his White House transition team.
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Dems Caucus on the Morning After in Hopes of Generating Another Compromise Bill

5-6-16
Assembly Democrats met with the hopes of hammering out a new compromise Atlantic City rescue bill after Speaker Vincent Prieto failed to garner enough support for his proposal.
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FDA Decision to Regulate E-Cigarettes Worries Sellers

5-6-16
New FDA rules would bring the e-cigarette industry under the same intense regulatory oversight as tobacco products, and restrict access to teens in particular. Sellers say these new mandates will kill their business.