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Paris Attacks Spark Debate Over Acceptance of Syrian Refugees in America

11-17-15
A national debate has broken out over whether America should take in any more Syrian refugees. So far, the country has taken 1,800 this year; 75 in New Jersey. Obama said yesterday that he's sticking to his goal of taking in 10,000 Syrian families.
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Congressman Frank LoBiondo: ‘Our enemy, ISIS, is Not Contained’

11-17-15
Congressman Frank LoBiondo says the United States needs to be a leader, and that ISIS is not contained due to a lack of policy regarding how to deal with terrorist groups.
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Sweeney Talks Importance of League at Centennial Convention

11-17-15
Senate President Steve Sweeney talked about the importance of having conversations and creating relationships with elected officials and legislators in order to make progress in New Jersey.
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Nov. 17, 2015

11-17-15
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.
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State Police on Heightened Alert Following Paris Attacks

11-16-15
New Jersey law enforcement officials were on heightened alert today following the attacks that took place in Paris on Friday. Governor Christie spoke about the attacks in Florida on Saturday, partially blaming President Obama's "fantasy" view of the world.
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Senate Panel Considers Effects of Legalizing Cannabis

11-16-15
The Judiciary Committee heard testimony advocating for the legalization of cannabis in New Jersey. Proponents claim that the War on Drugs is a failure, and that a number of myths have caused people to cling to antiquated ideas.
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Bill Allowing Unauthorized Residents Driver’s Licenses Comes at Unfortunate Time

11-16-15
Sponsors of the bill say a driver’s license could enhance the lives of more than 450,000 undocumented people who live and work in New Jersey. About a dozen states already already offer the privilege, including California which has a printed restriction: "Federal Limits May Apply."
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More New Jerseyans In Poverty Now Than in the Last 50 Years

11-16-15
Legal Services of New Jersey reports 2.8 million adults and 800,000 children lived in poverty in 2014, about a third of all New Jersey households.
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Sen. Menendez: ‘We Stand Shoulder to Shoulder with France’

11-16-15
Senator Robert Menendez discusses the U.S. reaction to the attacks on Paris and the possibility of a declaration of war.
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Nov. 16, 2015

11-16-15
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.