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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Dec. 17, 2015

12-17-15
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.
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State Could Order Jersey City, Elizabeth, Others to Revalue Their Properties

12-16-15
Property revaluations, revals for short, have been ordered for Jersey City, Dunellen and Elizabeth to reassess the value of their properties to square their assessed value up with their true value.
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Christie Makes it Back on the Main Stage in Fifth GOP Debate

12-16-15
GOP strategists are calling Chris Christie's performance in the fifth GOP debate solid. He discussed surveillance laws, no-fly zones in Syria and allowing Syrian refugees into the country.
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First Step in Flying a Drone Begins on Land

12-16-15
Owners of drones weighing more than .55 pounds have to register with the FAA. They have to provide their name, home and email addresses. Owner then are required to place an identification number on each of their drones.
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Dec. 16, 2015

12-16-15
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.
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Paterson School District Least Ready to Reclaim Local Control

12-15-15
The joint committee hammered the state run Paterson district that's been state run for 24 years. Last spring it laid off nearly 200 teachers, resulting in many non-certified teachers in classrooms with 40 students to one teacher.
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Training for Union Jobs Helps Newark Residents Build Careers

12-15-15
A recent report shows only half of the U.S. adult population falls in the middle class. That's down from 61 percent four decades ago.
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Boat Tax Reduction Expected to Boost Shore Economy

12-15-15
Boat dealers like MarineMax are hoping more New Jerseyans will want to buy boats since Governor Christie signed a bill into law that cuts the sales and use tax on all boats sold in the state. It was cut in half from seven percent to 3.5 percent.
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The Growing Need for Mental Health Services in New Jersey

12-15-15
One in four people in New Jersey have a mental illness, and of those people only one third receive treatment. More than 985,000 people have an addiction, and of those people only six percent have access to care.
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Dec. 15, 2015

12-15-15
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.