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NJ judge is censured for ties to exotic dancer

5-23-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey municipal judge has been censured by the state's Supreme Court for fraternizing with an exotic dancer he met while presiding over a domestic violence case she was a party to. In a court opinion published Wednesday, ...

Official: $2.5B more in Sandy aid headed to NY, NJ

5-23-14
A government official says a plan is in place for disbursing $2.5 billion in additional federal aid to New Jersey, New York City and New York state for Superstorm Sandy recovery. The third round of funding will bring the total amount headed to the ...

Study: Number of uninsured plummets in New Jersey

5-23-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A new study finds the number of uninsured adults in New Jersey plummeted as people signed up for the new federal health insurance exchange. The Health Reform Monitoring System, which did polls across the country, found that 13 ...
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Budget Committee Chairman Questions Legality of Scaling Back Pension Payments

5-22-14
Sen. Paul Sarlo asked State Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff if cutting back on the state's pension payments, as Gov. Christie has proposed, is legal.
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Group Rallies Against Cuts to Pension Payment

5-22-14
Democratic lawmakers joined others to speak out against Gov. Christie's plan to cut the state's pension payment and call for a millionaire's tax.
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Report Finds Bail Practices Need Reform

5-22-14
An investigative committee has found that certain aspects of the bail system should be changed.

NJ biz owner admits lying to get federal contracts

5-22-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey business owner has admitted she falsely claimed her business was owned by a service-disabled veteran so she could get dozens of government contracts. Miriam Friedman entered her plea in federal court in ...
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DRPA CEO: Spending Will Be on Transportation Projects Only

5-22-14
Delaware River Port Authority CEO John Hanson says the organization will no longer be spending money on non-transportation projects.
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Sweeney Hopes to Override Conditional Veto of Sandy Bill of Rights

5-22-14
Senate President Steve Sweeney announced that he is working to override Gov. Christie's conditional veto of the Sandy Bill of Rights.

Govs. Scott, Christie holding Tampa port event

5-22-14
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott was joined by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie at a campaign event to highlight funding for Tampa's port and others across the state. The two Republican governors appeared Thursday afternoon at Port Hendry, ...