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Rep. Pascrell Talks Affordable Care Act and Syria

12-27-16
Congressman Bill Pascrell wrote Gov. Christie warning of the dangers of repealing the Affordable Care Act and making changes to Medicaid.
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The Impacts of NJ’s Six Cent Minimum Wage Increase

12-27-16
The Jan. 1 minimum wage increase to $8.44 an hour amounts to an extra $402 for workers in 2017.
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Regulations for Ride-Hailing Services Await Gov. Christie’s Approval

12-27-16
New Jersey lawmakers overwhelmingly approved requiring ride-hail drivers to have insurance to cover passengers and have permits to drive them, but they left it up to the state attorney general to decide how to do background checks.
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Ramapough Lenape Nation, Mahwah at Odds Over Teepees

12-26-16
Members of the Ramapough Lenape Nation erected teepees on land the tribe owns, but Mahwah officials say they needed zoning permits and issued them summonses for the structures.
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Can Newark Improve Relationship Between Police and Community?

12-26-16
Ryan Haygood, president and CEO of the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice and a member of the federal monitoring team overseeing the Newark Police Department, says he believes positive changes can be made to improve the relationship between law enforcement and the community in the city.
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What Does Christie’s Last Year In Office Hold?

12-26-16
After a year of campaigning for president, the Bridgegate trial and the possibility of joining President-elect Trump's administration, what Gov. Christie's planning for his last year in office is still undetermined.
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Christie Blasts Newspapers, Pols and Press in Radio Appearance

12-23-16
During his monthly radio call-in show, Gov. Christie criticized the newspaper industry and New Jersey lawmakers for attempting to kill a bill that would allow governments to post legal ads online instead of in newspapers.
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Proposed Constitutional Amendment Would Protect Environmental Settlement Money

12-23-16
If the constitutional amendment is approved by voters, funds from environmental settlements will go into a special lockbox to be used by those affected by the pollution.
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Trump Picks Taj Mahal Owner as Regulatory Reform Adviser

12-22-16
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen billionaire Carl Icahn, owner of Trump Taj Mahal, as adviser for regulatory reform.
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East Orange Latest City to Declare Itself a ‘Sanctuary City’

12-22-16
The designation of sanctuary city means very little legally, but officials use it to indicate that local police won't be enforcing federal immigration policy.