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Assembly Speaker Prieto Outlines Initiative to Tackle Poverty

1-20-16
Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto is ordering four Assembly committees to start brainstorming ways to end poverty in New Jersey.
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Guardian Reacts to Christie’s Pocket Veto of AC Rescue Plan

1-20-16
Mary Alice Williams interviews Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian and gets his reaction to Christie's pocket veto of the Atlantic City rescue plan.
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SANDY Act Aims to Improve Communication During Disasters

1-20-16
Congressman Frank Pallone has introduced the SANDY Act to improve communication for residents during emergencies.
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Jan. 20, 2016

1-20-16
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.
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Christie Signs 93 Bills, Allows 65 to Expire with Pocket Vetoes

1-19-16
Gov. Christie let 65 bills expire, including one to raise the legal age for buying cigarettes and one requiring gun dealers to offer smart guns.
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Business Tax Deduction Extended

1-19-16
Congressman Bill Pascrell pushed to extend a business tax deduction that was set to expire.
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Ask Away: Why Does it Take so Long to Receive Homestead Property Tax Rebates?

1-19-16
The state government reimburses seniors and low-income homeowners on their property taxes under a program known as the Homestead Benefit. However, the tax credit is tied to the property and not the homeowner.
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NJ Sierra Club Director Praises Legislative Action to Block Changes to Flood Hazard Plan

1-19-16
NJ Sierra Club Director Jeff Tittel says the Christie administration's proposed changes to the rules to protect land in flood zones would have rolled back protections.
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Jan. 19, 2016

1-19-16
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.
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Politicians Disagree Over Prisoner Exchange with Iran

1-18-16
Five Americans were exchanged for seven Iranians convicted in U.S. courts of economic crimes or awaiting trial. Some politicians, like Sen. Bob Menendez, say the prisoner swap could set a bad precedent.