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Who’s Giving N.J. Candidates $100M To Win Our Vote? Not Knowing Hurts Democracy, Legislators Say

As we mark the 10-year anniversary of the monumental Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, which has brought with it an unprecedented explosion in political spending by independent special interest groups, we jointly renew the call for transparency.

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Murphy Signs Gig Economy Worker Bills To Revamp N.J. Labor Laws

Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday signed a package of bills into law that aim to protect the rights of self-employed workers like truckers and freelance writers in New Jersey and require the companies that hire them pay their share of payroll taxes.

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Murphy Signs Nine Bills To Protect NJ’s Health Insurance Gains From Federal Attack

All state-run plans would be required to cover basic services and not penalize patients with preexisting conditions

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Shark Fin Soup Now Illegal In N.J. As Murphy Reels In Praise From Conservationists

Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill into law Thursday that outlaws the possession and sale of shark fins in New Jersey.

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Murphy Approves SALT-cap Workaround For NJ business Owners

Gov. Phil Murphy approved a bill that would allow owners of certain businesses to pay some of their state taxes through the businesses they own — a measure proponents say will soften the impact of the $10,000 federal cap on state and local property tax deductions.

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N.J. Voters Will Decide Whether To Give Property Tax Break To Veterans Who Did Not Serve In Combat

New Jersey voters will decide whether all veterans who live in the state — not only those who only served during a time of war — should be eligible for an annual $250 property tax deduction.

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New Jersey Governor Signs Bill Creating Workaround To Trump Tax Law Provision

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) signed bipartisan legislation on Monday aimed at helping small business owners who were adversely affected by the $10,000 cap on state and local tax (SALT) deductions under President Trump's 2017 tax law.

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‘Far-Reaching’ School Segregation Lawsuit Kicks Off In Trenton

Superior Court judge signals that a swift resolution is unlikely, encourages negotiations with state

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NJ Senate Passes Legislation Waiving Licensing Fees For Veterans

Edison, NJ - Two bills were passed recently, both of which were sponsored by Senator Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. (D - Middlesex) and Senator Troy Singleton (D - Burlington). 

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Another Chance For Plastic, Paper Bag Ban?

Senate votes to amend statewide ban on single-use bags, but its future is still uncertain in Assembly

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