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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Oct. 27, 2014

10-27-14
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Governors back home quarantine for Ebola workers

10-27-14
NEW YORK (AP) — The governors of New York and New Jersey are at odds with scientists over Ebola as they back 21-day quarantines for medical workers returning from West Africa. The two governors late Sunday night emphasized separately that their ...

Feds raise concerns over NY, NJ Ebola quarantine

10-26-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says it has conveyed its concerns to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo about those states' mandatory Ebola quarantines. The administration is calling the policy "not grounded in ...

Indictment: 4 cops allegedly planned retaliation

10-26-14
EDISON, N.J. (AP) — Four Edison police officers have been indicted on charges that they conspired to retaliate against an officer from another department because he arrested one of the Edison officer's relatives for drunken driving. The indictment ...

Christie says GOP could win in Obama states

10-26-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie predicts Republicans could capture governor's offices in states carried by President Barack Obama, an effort that could burnish his potential 2016 presidential campaign. Christie says in an interview ...

Fauci: Quarantine can have unintended consequences

10-26-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's top infectious control doctor says mandatory quarantines of Ebola patients can have what he calls the unintended consequence of discouraging health care workers from volunteering in the Ebola-ravaged countries of West ...

NJ Gov. Christie back again in Iowa; 2016 on mind?

10-25-14
AKRON, Iowa (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is back in Iowa spending time with political activists who could prove helpful if the Republican runs for president in 2016. Christie is headlining Gov. Terry Branstad's birthday bash Saturday night ...

Atlantic City, Revel battle over property taxes

10-25-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Lawyers for Atlantic City and the bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel are battling over as much as $30 million that Revel owes for property taxes and penalties. The Philadelphia Inquirer (http://bit.ly/1ru8B8p) reports that ...

Man sentenced in crash that killed police officer

10-25-14
BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) — A drunken driver who led police on a pursuit that ended when he crashed into a police cruiser, killing one officer and severely injuring another, has been sentenced to 19 years in prison. The July 2012 crash occurred as ...

Glance: New Jersey’s 2 statewide ballot questions

10-25-14
New Jersey voters will see two statewide ballot questions when they cast their votes in the Nov. 4 election. This is what the questions will look like on the ballot: BALLOT QUESTION 1: CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO ALLOW A COURT TO ORDER PRETRIAL ...