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Op-Ed: Urging Speaker Coughlin, Assembly To Pass Vital Clean-Energy Measure

Deployment of solar energy is key to creating a resilient and equitable state. Passing the Clean Energy Equity Act would help

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Singleton Advances Bill On Minority Cannabis Entrepreneur Lending

Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) is advancing a bill to help minority cannabis entrepreneurs seeking to enter the medical cannabis industry access capital.

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New Push To Expand Outdoor Dining Clears N.J. Legislature After Murphy Veto

Both houses of the state Legislature passed a new outdoor dining expansion bill Monday, following Gov. Phil Murphy’s veto of a similar measure he warned “circumvents existing licensing and regulation processes critical to protecting the public’s health and safety.”

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Murphy Lifts Exit-Exam Graduation Requirement, Keeps Mum On Other Plans

In relatively rare instance of using executive order to drive school policy, governor also eases teacher evaluations, rules for new teachers

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NJ Legislature Votes To Call For Trump's Ouster Over Capitol Riot

TRENTON — The state Legislature voted Monday for a resolution that “strongly condemns President Trump and his extremist supporters” who attacked the U.S. Capitol last Wednesday and urges that Trump resign or be removed from office.

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End The ‘Tenant Blacklist’ For Ex-Offenders | Editorial

Rob Carter, a director of operations for former Gov. Jim McGreevey’s large network of re-entry programs, is not the person he used to be. But it made no difference when he was searching for a place to live, in the middle of a pandemic. Landlords still refused to rent to him.

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Murphy Signs Bill Strengthening Amistad Commission

A new law signed Thursday by Gov. Phil Murphy will strengthen the state’s mandate that African American history be infused into New Jersey school curricula throughout the year.

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House Overrides Trump's veto Of Defense Bill Set To Boost Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives have voted to override President Donald Trump's veto of a defense spending bill that would provide a big boost to Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.

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Senior Property Tax Freeze Application Deadline Pushed To Feb. 1

New Jersey seniors and disabled individuals who are homeowners now have another month to apply for the state's 2019 "Senior Freeze" property tax reimbursement, pushing the deadline from Dec. 31 to Feb. 1, 2021, state Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio announced Wednesday.

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Driver's License Suspensions For Non-Moving Violations No Longer Mandatory In NJ

A New Jersey law intended to dissuade judges from suspending driver’s licenses over parking ticket fines and other non-moving violations will finally go into effect Friday.

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