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Sen. Singleton Presses DEP On Bordentown Water Issues

Sen. Troy Singleton issued a letter to the DEP on Tuesday asking why lead levels are still high in some Bordentown homes. His office also provided indication that the water system will have to do a more in-depth study of the issue.

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NJ Urged ‘To Get Creative’ On Tax Incentives, Focus On Affordable Housing

Call comes amid a stalemate between the governor and leading legislators over the future of state economic-development efforts

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Lethal Heat Waves In Offing Without Global Action; Heat Index Would Leap In NJ

New Jersey has averaged three days per year with heat index above 100 degrees Fahrenheit; that could go to 49 days by the end of the century if nothing is done

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NJ Supreme Court Moves Against Judges In Vexed Sexual Assault Cases

Order is issued for one judge to be removed and removal of another is sought; special training announced for judiciary

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NJ Legislation Requiring Warning Labels On Opioid Bottles Now Law

Legislation requiring the warning labels on opioids was part of a three-bill package Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law on Monday to try to help get a grip on the epidemic that has claimed thousands of New Jersey lives.

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Alternative Treatment Center RFA Materials Released

Application materials for an expansion of the medical cannabis program were released Monday on the state’s Department of Health website.

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NJ Limits Solitary Confinement In Prisons, Hailed As 'Historic' Criminal Justice Step

New Jersey will limit the use of solitary confinement in correctional facilities and effectively ban it outright for certain people, including the young and elderly, pregnant women and members of the LGBTQ community. 

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Creator Of NJ's 1st Tax Incentive: Let's Add Affordable Housing To The Mix

As the sponsor of New Jersey’s first tax incentive that transformed a contaminated garbage dump in Elizabeth into the Jersey Gardens Mall, which has generated thousands of jobs and millions of dollars of revenue for Elizabeth and the state treasury and has more visitors from out of state than any other location in New Jersey, I don’t want to bury tax incentives, but to praise them.

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Thinking Small Could Alter Power Grid By Integrating Small-Scale Power Systems

Distributed energy resources like solar arrays and CHP can help customers save while giving utilities a way to trim spending on local, long-distance infrastructure

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New 'Land Bank' Law Will Help Cities Overhaul, Redevelop Abandoned Properties

Local governments will now have a new tool at their disposal to revitalize abandoned properties blighting their neighborhoods.

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