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Lawmakers Take Aim At NJ Foreclosure Rate, Still Highest In U.S.

New Jersey’s foreclosure situation isn’t the acute crisis it once was, though its rate remains the highest in United States.

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NJBIA Backs Bill Authorizing Multistate Nurses Licenses

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association said Thursday it is supporting a bill to have New Jersey enter a multistate compact for the licensure of registered professional nurses and licensed practical nurses.

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Sen. Troy Singleton Speaks At Rowan College At Burlington County For Black History Month

Singleton said celebrations such as Black History Month showed the importance of facing struggles and embracing diversity.

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'Antwan's Law' Signed By Murphy; Cuts Speed Limit Near Burlington City High School

BURLINGTON CITY – A bill to permanently reduce the speed limit along a dangerous stretch of Route 130 near several Burlington City schools was signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday.

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Divided Reactions To Court Decision On PARCC And What It Means For Students

Path to graduation still uncertain for about 170,000 high school seniors and juniors, but ‘business as usual’ for many school officials who continue to implement PARCC as a graduation requirement

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Package Of Bills Hopes To Knock NJ Out Of The Top Spot In Foreclosures

Legislation would help owners struggling to make their mortgage payments, as well as get foreclosed properties back in circulation sooner, adding to housing stock and reducing neighborhood blight.

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'Environmental Justice' Protection For Poor Communities Approved

Giving often-unheard neighborhoods a voice in siting of waste-treatment plants and other facilities is a top issue for the Murphy administration.

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Opinion: Helping The Homeless All Year-Round

The United States is the wealthiest, most powerful and most technologically advanced nation in human history. Since before the country existed, New Jersey has been at the heart of our economic strength. 

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New Jersey Will Allow Residents To Use Medical Marijuana To Treat Opioid Addiction

New Jersey residents in treatment for opioid addiction will now be allowed to use medical marijuana, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday, one of several steps he outlined to combat the enduring opioid epidemic.

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NJ Lawmakers Take First Step To Require 'Dark Money' Groups To Reveal Donors

Legislation to require nonprofit 501(c)4s, super PACs and other similar groups that engage in political activities to disclose their contributors was approved Thursday by the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee. The vote was unanimous and marked the first time in three years that the bill advanced from a committee.

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