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Bill delays new tests to evaluate NJ teachers

6-17-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The Assembly has passed a bill that would delay the use of new standardized tests to evaluate teachers in New Jersey. The measure, which cleared the lower house by a 72-4 vote on Monday, also would create a task force to review ...

New Jersey hospital to offer veterans priority

6-17-14
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Veterans will go to the front of the line at a private New Jersey health care system under a new program being started in response to problems with the federal Veterans Administration's health system. Under the initiative ...

New Jersey to expand anti-overdose pilot

6-17-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie is expanding a pilot program that allows police officers to carry and administer a drug that can quickly reverse heroin overdoses. Christie will announce Tuesday morning that police in every county, as well ...

Christie: Unfavorable pension ruling won’t shut NJ

6-16-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie says state government won't shut down if a trial court judge rules New Jersey can't skip a portion of its pension payment to balance the budget. Appearing Monday on his monthly radio call-in program, ...

Bill to make salt water taffy state candy advances

6-16-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Salt water taffy is one step closer to becoming New Jersey's official state candy. The Assembly approved a bill Monday that would honor the sugar-laden confection with the designation. It now heads to the state Senate. ...
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Assembly Reaches Compromise On Arbitration Cap

6-16-14
The New Jersey Legislative Assembly reaches a compromise on the restoration of a 2 percent salary arbitration cap.
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Confirmation Hearings Held For Supreme Court Nominees Rabner and Solomon

6-16-14
The Senate Judicial Committee holds confirmation hearings for New Jersey Supreme Court nominees Stuart Rabner and Lee Solomon.
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U.S. Veterans Speak Out About Iraq

6-16-14
U.S. Veteran and Veteran family members speaks out about the situation in Iraq.
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Booker, Menendez Want to Keep Trucking Regulations in Place

6-16-14
Correspondent Christie Duffy speaks with anchor Michael Hill about how Sen. Cory Booker and Sen. Bob Menendez want the current trucking regulations left in place.
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Sen. Lesniak: Rutgers Board Does Not Need An Increase

6-16-14
Sen. Ray Lesniak (D-20) says that the Rutgers University Board of Governors does not in an increase in board members who are political appointees.