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First Detailed Look At Murphy’s Revamped $10B Emergency-Borrowing Bill

Now that administration has done a major reworking of earlier legislation based on deal between Murphy and Sweeney, new bill is expected to sail through both houses of the Legislature

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NJ Could Face ‘Tidal Wave’ Of Evictions If Rent Relief Stalls

There is a moratorium on evictions during the pandemic, but landlords have continued to file cases. Housing advocates fear a surge of evictions when the moratorium lifts

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N.J. Coronavirus Cases Among 18- To 29-Year-Olds Rising Even As Outbreak Slows, Health Officials Warn

Young adults are the fastest-growing age group of residents testing positive for the coronavirus in New Jersey, even as the outbreak here has slowed dramatically in recent months, the state’s top health official warned Monday.

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Plan To Publicly Name Fired N.J. Cops Derailed By Police Union Lawsuits

A plan by New Jersey’s attorney general to identify state troopers and other police officers accused of serious misconduct has been put on hold amid legal challenges from the state’s most powerful police unions.

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Tropical Storm Fay No Match For Kickoff Of Food Truck Fridays

The lunch series is part of a broader effort by the senator to fight food insecurity across the region and the state.

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Yale Poll Finds Most New Jerseyans Support Proposals Included In Clean Energy Equity Act

A new poll from Yale University, George Mason University and Climate Nexus found that at least 7 in 10 New Jerseyans support the proposals included in the New Jersey Clean Energy Equity Act currently on the agenda for the Senate Environment Committee meeting on July 16. The bill aims to help low-income New Jersey families benefit from solar, storage and energy efficiency.

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Court Rules N.J. Can’t Release Names Of Disciplined Police Officers, At Least For Now

A New Jersey appeals court has temporarily blocked the public disclosure of the names of state police troopers and local and county police officers sanctioned for disciplinary violations, placing in limbo a reform sought by New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal.

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Does Uptick In COVID-19 Transmission Rate Mean Murphy Will Slow Down Recovery?

Answering that question means assessing how closely residents are still following social-distancing policies, viral visitors from other states and the ‘knucklehead’ factor

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NJ Senate OKs Burlington County-Inspired Moose’s Law To Protect Animals

Moose’s Law, named after a Burlington County dog who was lured away from home by an animal trainer and died after being left in a hot car, passed the state Senate unanimously on June 29.

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After Passing A Stopgap Budget, Gov. Phil Murphy And Lawmakers Must Find Billions By October

With more than $2 billion in funding obligations deferred until October, what now — tax hikes, spending cuts?

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