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Bill To Deny Financial Aid For Convicted Hazers Passes Committee

The Senate Higher Education Committee advanced legislation Thursday that would make a student ineligible for state financial aid upon a conviction for hazing.

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No 401(K)? NJ Lawmakers Try To Give Private-Sector Workers Another Way To Save

For people working in companies that don’t offer retirement accounts, legislators want to set up a pathway to building a nest egg.

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NJ To Overhaul How It Tracks Police Force Following NJ.com Investigation

State law enforcement officials on Wednesday announced plans to overhaul the state’s broken system for monitoring police use of force in response to an NJ Advance Media investigation.

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NJ Lawmakers Advance Legislation To Help Workers Save For Retirement

The legislation, which is co-sponsored by Sens. Joseph Lagana, D-38th of Paramus, and Troy Singleton, D-7th of Palmyra, is being pushed by the AARP and other advocates as a critical anti-poverty measure that would ultimately save the state money and assist small businesses with employee recruitment and retention.

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Bucco/Oroho/Singleton Bill To Give Small Business Owners The Power To Cut Red Tape Passes Committee

Bipartisan bill would allow employers to challenge State Regulations that make it difficult to run a business in New Jersey

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Want To Dispute Onerous Rules? Bill Would Allow Small Businesses To Do Just That

There already are laws in place to help cut red tape for small businesses, but there is nowhere for employers to turn when they feel burdened by government rules.

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Has Bail Reform Been A Success? Check The Crime Numbers, Then Decide | Editorial

The new bail system that kicked in 23 months ago, lest anyone forget, had its critics. In particular, the powerful bail bond industry spent years spewing forecasts of civic mayhem, arousing fear that revolving doors in our jails would trigger a crime spike that will surely turn New Jersey into a giant Detroit.

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Delran Innovation 'Fab Lab' Being Created In High School's Former Auto Shop

DELRAN – There was a very good reason for state Commissioner of Education Lamont O. Repollet to return to a place he did not have fond memories of.

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How Democrats Can Deliver On Health Care

“Democrats need to have a positive agenda, not just be against Donald Trump.” How many times did you hear pundits say something like that during the midterm campaigns?

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Federal Report On Climate Change Has Grim Warnings For New Jersey

There’s no sugarcoating the conclusions of major document. It underlines threats to health and well-being in the Northeast.

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