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Towns Allowed To Leave Schools Out Of PILOT Payments. A Proposed Law Would Change That.

Before city commissioners in Millville last week voted down a 15-year extension on a tax agreement with the New Jersey Motorsports Park developers, some residents expressed concern about the impact on school taxes.

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Nj DOE Tips Its Hand On New Proposal For Student Assessments

Department also delivers mixed results of last year’s statewide testing, with only about half of students passing math and language-arts exams

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New Jersey Has Second-Best Schools In Nation, According To Analysis

Garden State schools were ranked No. 2 in the nation, according to a WalletHub analysis released Monday.

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How New Jersey Tries To Curb Cost Of Prescriptions For Vulnerable Residents

Two state programs are aimed at reducing the price of premiums and out-of-pocket medication for NJ’s most vulnerable Medicare enrollees

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Three Burlington County Districts Getting Money For Pre-K Expansion

Beverly will receive $498,242, Burlington Township will receive $213,006 and Edgewater Park will receive $478,287 as part of the state’s latest expansion of early childhood education programs and funding across the state.

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New Jersey's Gas Tax To Stay Flat In 2020

New Jersey’s tax is currently the 11th highest in the nation, and well behind its northern and western neighbors, Pennsylvania and New York, according to data published by the conservative Tax Foundation.

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NJ's Highest Court Upholds Law Giving Terminally Ill Patients The Option To End Their Lives

The state’s controversial “Aid in Dying” law won the support of the state Supreme Court Tuesday afternoon, upholding a decision from earlier in the day dismissing a restraining order that prevented patients from pursuing their own death.

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These Pipes Caused Newark Water Crisis. New Law May Replace Them Across NJ

Newark has a major obstacle to face in its quest to deal with the lead in its drinking water: absentee landlords.

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Moody's: Law Easing Property Tax Refund Burden Could Help Towns

The new ability for local governments to refund overpaid taxes on commercial properties over a 3-year period, rather than 60 days, could take the pressure off budgets for municipalities, and bode well for their credit rating down the road, according to a recent report by Moody’s.

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Murphy Vetoes Bill To Wipe Marijuana Convictions

Gov. Phil Murphy sent a bill back to lawmakers on Friday that would create a process for wiping certain marijuana offenses from criminal records, arguing the state needs an automatic, digital process for expunging those types of convictions.

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