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Mayor-Elect Baraka: Willing to Work for Betterment of Newark

5-14-14
Newark Mayor-Elect Ras Baraka says that he is willing to work with state officials, including Gov. Christie, for the betterment of the city.
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Torres to Lead Paterson Again as Mayor

5-14-14
Joey Torres defeated seven other candidates to lead Paterson once again.
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Simpson to Leave Post as Transportation Commissioner

5-14-14
Department of Transportation Commissioner Jim Simpson is leaving his cabinet-level position and returning to a global shipping business he owns.
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Civil Rights Advocate: Newarkers Will Push Against One Newark School Plan

5-14-14
Junius Williams says that as long as Superintendent Cami Anderson is pushing the One Newark plan, the people of Newark will push back against it.

Moody’s downgrades New Jersey’s bond rating

5-14-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — It's going to get more expensive for New Jersey's state government to borrow money. For the third time since April, a bond rating agency has downgraded the state's general obligation bonds. Moody's Investors Service is now ...

Officials clear out Camden homeless encampments

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CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey and Camden County officials are clearing out four homeless encampments in Camden and telling the people who have been living there to get help at shelters. Officials on Tuesday cleared a site next to a highway ramp ...

Towns hit hard by Sandy to get priority now

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey program to help build affordable housing to replace homes lost to Superstorm Sandy is proposing new rules that would keep more of the money in towns hit hard by the storm. The New Jersey Housing and Mortgage ...

Christie to speak at national fiscal summit

5-14-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is heading to Washington to discuss the economy and politics. Christie will join former President Bill Clinton and other top political figures Wednesday at the annual Peter G. Peterson ...

NJ National Guard training Albanian soldiers

5-14-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's National Guard is training 24 soldiers from Albania to become officers. Officials say it's the first time a state's National Guard will train foreign military officer candidates under a state partnership program. ...

New Jersey lawmakers look at college changes

5-14-14
EWING, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers who want to make the state's colleges more accountable and affordable are hearing about some complications with their plans. The Assembly's Higher Education Committee heard Wednesday from college presidents, ...