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Animal Abuse Registry May Be A Reality In New Jersey

A law being considered in New Jersey could pave way for public list of animal abusers.

 

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Lawmakers Seek To Boost Oversight Of Pilot Program

Lawmakers are considering efforts to increase scrutiny over how municipalities utilize tax abatements to attract developers, a practice known as payments in lieu of taxes.

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Editorial: Unleash Animal Abuse Registry

That was then; this is now.

In January, Gov. Chris Christie pocket-vetoed a bill that would have created a statewide animal cruelty registry. The measure was among many Christie tackled as one of his last acts as governor. It obviously didn’t matter to him that the bill had been unanimously approved in both the Senate and Assembly.

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Property Tax Breaks For Vets In Retirement Communities 'Right Thing To Do'

Supporters have been trying to get legislative approval for years, but efforts have always fallen short.

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The Men's Roundtable

SJ Magazine invited 10 prominent men to The Capital Grille in Cherry Hill for an evening of open conversation with Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Marianne Aleardi. The accomplished leaders were interesting and insightful, sharing stories that revealed much about their character and careers – and, of course, how much they loved that Super Bowl win.

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Gov. Phil Murphy Declares End To Surprise Medical Bills Costing NJ Residents Millions

WOODBRIDGE — After more than a decades of debate, New Jersey finally has a new law to prevent residents from getting socked by surprise medical bills from out-of-network doctors and hospitals.

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Plastic Bags, Straws, Styrofoam. Why We Need To Ditch Them All | Editorial

It's hard not to get discouraged reading about the White House's assault on breathable air, clean drinking water and toxin-free foods.

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Phil Murphy Signs Law Protecting Obamacare From Trump With NJ Mandate To Have Health Insurance

Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday signed a law preserving a critical yet controversial part of the Affordable Care Act that President Donald Trump's administration repealed last year.

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Gov. Phil Murphy Signs Bills Designed To Stave Off Insurance Premium Increases

The bill will create a so-called “individual mandate” in the state, and a companion measure will require the state Department of Banking and Insurance to create a reinsurance program intended to help stabilize rising insurance premiums by covering some of the expense of insuring high-cost residents.

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State Librarian: Funding From Library Construction Bond Act Won't Likely Become Available Until 2019

State Librarian Mary Chute said last week that the goal was to make funds available as soon as possible, but that the proposed rules were still being drafted.

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