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NJ Gains Greater Seniority on Congressional Committees

1-3-17
Congressman Bill Pascrell landed a spot on the House Democratic Steering and Policy Committee where he joins fellow New Jerseyan Frank Pallone. Rodney Frelinghuysen has become chairman of the House Appropriations Committee.
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Syrian Refugees Find Safe Haven in New Jersey

1-3-17
There are about 15 families who have escaped the Syrian civil war to settle in Paterson, which has a large Arabic community.
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Looking Ahead at Politics in New Jersey

1-3-17
New Jerseyans have a lot to keep their eyes on politically in the coming years.
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Changes in New Jersey for 2017

1-2-17
New Jerseyans will see tax cuts, a minimum wage increase and bail reform among the changes for 2017.
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Towns Use Ride-Hailing Services to Prevent DUI

1-2-17
Evesham and Voorhees have a program funded by donations that pays for Uber rides between 9 p.m. and 2 a.m. for people who were drinking. The HERO Campaign has an app that encourages people to sign up as designated drivers.
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What to Expect in New Jersey Politics for 2017

1-2-17
Much changed in New Jersey's political world in 2016. David Cruz breaks down what to look for in the year ahead.
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Will Court Render Newark Civilian Complaint Review Board Toothless?

12-30-16
A state court issued an injunction barring Newark from moving forward with the civilian complaint review board as presently envisioned, with powers to investigate grievances with subpoena power.
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2016 Year in Review of New Jersey News

12-30-16
Many big news events happened in New Jersey in 2016.
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How Much Info Do Digital Home Assistants Store?

12-29-16
A murder case in Arkansas has raised questions about how much information devices like Amazon Echo store from customers.
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Bail Reform to Begin Despite Cost Concerns

12-29-16
Changes to New Jersey's bail system go into effect Jan. 1, even after the New Jersey Association of Counties asked for the law to be halted. It says the reforms will cost $50 million statewide.