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Asm. Bramnick: Legisature Should Not Dictate Gun Buyback Program

9-16-14
Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick says that the legislature should not dictate how the attorney general handles gun buyback programs throughout New Jersey.

New Jersey sells 1 pension fund investment

9-16-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey has sold its pension fund investment in a venture capital firm that has connections to a gubernatorial candidate in Massachusetts. The state Treasurer's Office announced Tuesday that it had sold its investment in ...

Booker says he’ll do just 1 debate in Senate race

9-16-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Cory Booker's campaign says he has agreed to just one debate in his re-election race against Republican Jeff Bell. The move has set off a debate about debates, with Bell saying the New Jersey Democrat dropped out of ...
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Sept. 16, 2014

9-16-14
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

NJ Gov. Christie helps Tillis in NC Senate race

9-16-14
WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Potential Republican presidential contender Chris Christie says he's concentrating on getting U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis elected and as many Republican governors elected this year as he can. The New Jersey governor ...

Jersey City to lower speed bumps

9-16-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's second-largest city will lower its speed bumps because they are causing vehicles to bottom out. A speed bump installed on Erie Street in Jersey City is drawing complaints from motorists and residents. Jersey ...

Judge tosses Jersey shore town’s parking ordinance

9-16-14
POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. (AP) — A judge has ruled a Jersey shore town's parking ordinance is unconstitutional and motorists might be eligible for refunds. The judge sided with Camden County lawyer Kevin Walsh who appealed his Point Pleasant ...

NJ Gov. Chris Christie visiting South Carolina

9-16-14
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is making his first visit to South Carolina, the home of the GOP's first presidential primary in the South. Christie is visiting Tuesday as chairman of the Republican Governors Association, ...
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Assembly Approves Six Domestic Violence Bills

9-15-14
Members of the Assembly approved six bills meant to protect victims of domestic violence. Legislation included the creation of a task force on the subject, self-defense justification for victims and mandatory counseling for certain offenders.
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Christie Joins NY Officials to Announce Joint Effort to Thwart Terrorism

9-15-14
Gov. Christie joined Gov. Cuomo, Mayor de Blasio and the Homeland Security secretary to discuss a review of anti-terrorism efforts.