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‘Revenge Bills’ Face Opposition From Both Sides

12-19-16
Opponents brandished back scratchers as symbols, they said, of the bill that would relax ethics rules to let Gov. Christie profit from a book deal while still in office.
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Electoral College Elects Trump Despite Protest Efforts

12-19-16
Members of the Electoral College sealed Donald Trump’s victory today at statehouses across the country.
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Questions Over Marijuana Policy in Trump Administration

12-19-16
President-elect Donald Trump has flip flopped on the issue of legalizing marijuana. He recently said it's a state by state issue and he supports medical use, but he's also called Colorado's growing industry a "real problem."
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New Law Requires State Make Quarterly Pension Payments

12-16-16
Instead of one lump pension payment at the end of each fiscal year, a new law calls for smaller payments made at the end of each quarter.
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Bill Would Require Minors Getting Opioids Be Notified of Addiction Risk

12-16-16
Lawmakers are considering requiring doctors and dentists to discuss the dangers of opioid-based painkillers and alternatives before prescribing them to young people.
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Federal Reserve Raises Interest Rate

12-15-16
For the most part, the Federal Reserve's decision to raise the key interest rate won't have an immediate effect on U.S. consumers.
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United States Postal Service’s Busiest Time of Year

12-15-16
USPS is projecting about 16 billion total pieces of mail and packages will be delivered between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve nationwide.
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Pollution Settlement Money to Aid NJ Waterways

12-15-16
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is sending dollars from pollution settlements back into the community to build up the waterfront around the Lower Passaic River and Newark Bay.
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Committees Approve Book Deal Bill, Moving Legal Advertising to Internet

12-15-16
Committees in the Senate and Assembly moved forward two bills. The first would allow state officials to profit from writing a book. The second would move all legal advertising currently in newspapers onto the internet.
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Newark ICE Field Office Director Talks Current and Future Priorities

12-15-16
Immigration and Customs Enforcement has a 287(g) program that allows ICE to work with state and local law enforcement agencies.