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160816Vannozzi

Laid Off Construction Workers Demonstrate Over TTF Shutdown

8-16-16
With no vote planned for Transportation Trust Fund legislation, construction union members will continue demonstrations at the office of every elected legislative official in the state until an agreement is reached.
160815Flanagan

NJDEP Commissioner: Bound Brook Now Protected from Flooding

8-15-16
Officials announced the Bound Brook phase of a multi-step Army Corps of Engineers flood management project officially complete. NJDEP Commissioner Bob Martin said residents will no longer be required to have flood insurance.
160815Cruz

Objections From NY Officials Threaten New Port Authority Bus Terminal

8-15-16
New York officials say they want to put the brakes on the design competition for a new Port Authority Bus Terminal, citing a lack of transparency on the part of the Port Authority.
160815Schmertz

Drones Help Bergen County Emergency Responders

8-15-16
The Bergen County Office of Emergency Management has used drones to search for a homicide suspect in Midland Park and to find a missing person in Little Ferry.
160815Delmore

Social Security Helps Increasingly More Children

8-15-16
While 5.2 million children nationwide benefited directly or indirectly from Social Security in 2001, it’s now up to 6.4 million according to the Center for Global Policy Solutions.
160812Cerf

Newark Superintendent Talks PARCC, Local Control and ‘Fairness Formula’

8-12-16
Chris Cerf, the Superintendent of Newark Public Schools, discusses PARCC testing, Christie's "Fairness Formula" and Newark's progress toward gaining local control.
160811Hill2

Newark Monitor Hopes to Enact Police Reform

8-11-16
Peter Harvey, the federally appointed monitor of the Newark Police Department, is working on a five-year plan to reform the institution.
160811Schmertz

A Wrongful Conviction ‘Destroyed’ This Man’s Life

8-11-16
Dion Harrell was convicted of rape in 1999. Over 20 years later, DNA proved his innocence and cleared his record, but not after prison and years of living on the sex offender registry destroyed his life.
160810Flanagan

Punishable Distracted Driving Habits Broadened in New Bill

8-10-16
A new bill would amend New Jersey’s no cellphone while driving law to include a ban on distracted driving behaviors.
160810Aron

Former Aide Texted Christie ‘Flat Out Lied’ During 2013 Press Conference

8-10-16
Text messages between Christie's former aid, Christina Renna, and a re-election campaign strategist, Peter Sheridan, during a press conference suggest "he lied" about his staff's involvement in Bridgegate.