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$1M grant to pay for new bridge between Cinnaminson, Riverton

TRENTON — A $1 million state grant will be used to replace a bridge across Pompeston Creek between Cinnaminson and Riverton.

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NJDOT awards $1 million grant for Burlington County bridge replacement

The Burlington County Bridge Commission has been awarded a $1 million grant to replace the nearly 80-year-old Pompeston Creek Bridge connecting Riverton and Palmyra.

 

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413,000 NJ mental health records submitted for gun checks

TRENTON — The New Jersey Judiciary is making significant progress in its efforts to provide mental health records to law enforcement about people disqualified from obtaining firearms.

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Christie signs 10 new gun bills, including local lawmakers' anti-trafficking measure

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By David Levinsky Staff writer

TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie signed 10 gun measures into law Thursday, but he held off on several others sent to him by the Legislature this summer, including the most controversial ones.

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Bills to assist veterans signed into law

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By David Levinsky Staff writer

TRENTON — Measures to help out-of-work veterans and veterans organizations were among the more than two dozen bills Gov. Chris Christie signed into law this week.

 

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She's proud to be a Habitat homeowner

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By Chris Bishop

RIVERSIDE — Diane Chambers, a retired schoolteacher from New York, always dreamed of owning her own home.

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NJ Now Requires Doctor’s Note For Handicapped Parking Permit Renewals

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By David Madden

TRENTON, N.J. (CBS) — A new law takes effect in New Jersey today that requires those using handicapped placards for parking in the state prove that they are, in fact, disabled.

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State saves sheltered workshops for adults with developmentally disabilities

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By Danielle Camilli Staff writer

The state’s sheltered workshop program will continue after participants and their families rallied the Legislature to keep it in place as an option for adults with disabilities to do meaningful paid jobs in safe and supportive workplaces despite their challenges.

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Bridge Commission introduces budget with no toll increase

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By Danielle Camilli Staff writer

PALMYRA — The Burlington County Bridge Commission has introduced a $28.9 million operating budget that holds tolls at $2 at its Delaware River spans, keeping the cost to cross steady for the 13th year in a row.

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NJ lawmakers break for summer: A look at some bills that passed and some still in limbo

www.phillyblurbs.com - By David Levinsky

TRENTON — Like students on the last day of school, New Jersey legislators bolted from the Statehouse on Thursday night for a long summer recess.

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