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Officials Discuss Stormwater and Sewer Concerns

7-21-14
Sen. Bob Smith is sponsoring two bills to address New Jersey's stormwater and sewer problems.
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NJ Spotlight Reporter: Sandy Aid Distribution Raised Questions

7-21-14
NJ Spotlight reporter Scott Gurian says that Sandy aid has been reallocated and that money is being used for energy resiliency methods.

Critics want more details on Sandy spending

7-21-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney says newly released reports on the state's biggest Superstorm Sandy recovery projects are not detailed enough. Gov. Chris Christie's administration released its first integrity monitor ...

Kennedy endorses Taveras in governor’s race

7-21-14
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Former Congressman Patrick Kennedy is endorsing Providence Mayor Angel Taveras in the race for Rhode Island governor. Kennedy tells The Associated Press on Monday that he's impressed that the one-term Democratic mayor has ...

Union County Sheriff Ralph Froehlich dies at 83

7-21-14
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A longtime New Jersey law enforcement official has died. Union County officials say county Sheriff Ralph Froehlich died at a hospital in Elizabeth on Sunday night. They told The Star-Ledger (http://bit.ly/1sFG7y1) that ...

Christie visits Connecticut for campaign events

7-21-14
GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) — Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has been greeted by dozens of gun control protesters lining the streets near a GOP campaign fundraiser in Greenwich, Connecticut. Christie is making a series of campaign stops on ...
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: July 21, 2014

7-21-14
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Flags to be lowered in NJ to honor fallen officer

7-20-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie has ordered flags at all state buildings to be flown at half-staff Tuesday in honor of a fallen northern New Jersey police officer. Funeral services will also be held that day for Waldwick Officer ...

5 things Atlantic City is doing to reverse slide

7-20-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Even before a slew of casino closings hit Atlantic City, gambling operators, government officials and regulators had been working to improve the resort's prospects. Here's a look at five things they're doing: ___ BETTER ...

Indictment: Man called in false bomb threats

7-19-14
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A man accused of making false threats about bombs at the Union County courthouse complex earlier this year has been indicted on two counts of creating a false public alarm. County prosecutors say 29-year-old David Daniels of ...