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Christie Vetoes Democracy Act, Gun Bill, PILOT Legislation

11-9-15
Governor Christie signed nearly 40 bills and vetoing another couple dozen that were pending, including Atlantic City revitalization bills, gun bills and the Democracy Act that would expand voter registration in New Jersey.
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Committee Considers Regulating Sports Betting

11-9-15
At issue is whether fantasy sports are considered a game of chance or skill. State law says games of chance require regulation.
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Will a Federal Budget Law Provision Help Scammers Get to Your Cash?

11-9-15
The federal budget has a provision that would allow the IRS to call seeking payments. Some say this would give scammers presumed legitimacy. The Treasury Department reports that since late 2013 more than 700,000 Americans have fallen victim to phone scams, costing them $23 million.
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A New Oceanport Mayor Due To Write-in Win

11-9-15
Coffey used old-school methods but relied heavily on new technologies during the summer to engage Oceanport residents. When they began their campaign they live-streamed council meetings, advertised on Facebook, and tweeted about running government they way they were running their campaign.
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Nov. 9, 2015

11-9-15
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.
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Health and Human Services Secretary Talks ACA, Addiction and Planned Parenthood

11-6-15
Now entering its third year, enrollment in the Affordable Care Act marketplace is now taking place. 17.6 million Americans are now insured; another 10.5 million Americans are eligible, yet not enrolled.
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Nov. 6, 2015

11-6-15
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.
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In NJ Assembly It’s Meet the New Boss, Same as the Old Boss

11-5-15
After gaining seats in the Assembly, Democrats maintain their majority, the highest since the 1970s. Both parties say they're willing to work with each other in order to tackle the issues affecting their constituents, however having the same party leaders calls into question whether or not anything will get done.
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Christie Goes Viral, Poll Numbers Remain Low

11-5-15
To qualify for the next debate Republican candidates have to average 2.5 percent from the four most recent polls. Christie has been having a hard time gaining traction in the polls, and depending on what polls they use, he may not make the stage.
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Nov. 5, 2015

11-5-15
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.