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Compromise Reached To Expand NJ's Medical Marijuana Law

Governor worked with legislative leaders to reach a deal that will eliminate tax, shift oversight and add delivery options

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Ørsted’s Ocean Wind Project Wins BPU Nod

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities on Friday unanimously granted the state’s first award for offshore wind to Ørsted’s Ocean Wind project, giving the company the opportunity to build 1,100 megawatts of offshore wind in federal waters, according to the board.

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Bill Requiring Reports On Drug Manufacturing, Dispensing Information Clears Committee

Legislation sponsored by Sen. Troy Singleton, D-7th District, that would require pharmaceutical manufacturers and distributors to report certain manufacturing and dispensing information, cleared the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee on Tuesday.

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Lawmakers Want To Expand Angel Investor Tax Break

Lawmakers are hoping to boost the state’s Angel Investor Tax Credit program, a lesser known economic incentive which helps businesses recoup some of the costs of emerging in New Jersey technology startups.

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Editorial: Poking A Bear In Mount Laurel

The Republicans in Mount Laurel have found out the hard way that sometimes when you poke a bear, the bear bites back.

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Bill To Require Development Of Outbreak Response Plan Clears Committee

Legislation sponsored by Senate Health, Human Services, and Senior Citizens Committee Chair Sen. Joseph Vitale, D-19th District, which would require long term care facilities to develop an outbreak response plan, cleared that committee on Monday.

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Lawmakers Go Own Way On Budget, No Millionaires Tax Or Other Murphy Priorities

Democratic lawmakers advanced their own appropriations bill, setting stage for a difficult budget negotiation with Gov. Phil Murphy, a fellow Democrat

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Sweeping Changes To NJ's Rules On Affordable Housing Proposed

Housing advocates cheer controversial bill as builders decry proposed new requirements for high-density developments and question constitutionality

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Legislators Move To Fine-Tune Law For Cleanup Of Contaminated Sites

Business interests mostly in favor of proposed changes, while some environmentalists have concerns

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Report: Murphy Seeking 5 Changes To Medical Marijuana Bill

The governor’s office is seeking five major changes to a legislative proposal to expand the state’s medical marijuana program, according to report from NJ Advance Media, as well as a person close to the discussions who requested anonymity.

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