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NJ Library Construction Funding Is Finally Available; Grant Applications Due In April

While the long wait is over, libraries face a quick deadline to submit their applications for a share in the available funding. Detailed applications must be completed and submitted by April 6 in order to be considered for the first round funding.

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NJ Drug Overdose Deaths Drop Slightly, But Thousands Are Still Dying

The number of people who died from drug overdoses in New Jersey appears to be down for the first time in years.

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NJ Lawmakers Move Bills To Create Safety Net If GOP Succeeds In Sinking ACA

Future of Affordable Care Act may be uncertain, but legislators are putting legal backstop in place that would guarantee coverage regardless of what Trump & Co. do

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NJ Advocates Warn That Affordable Care Act Remains Under Attack

The law remains in effect pending the lower court’s review and an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court appears likely. But advocates claim the uncertainty surrounding the future of the law has already had a “chilling” effect on enrollment and that the threat to the law is both real and alarming.

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Burlington County Opens Housing Hub To Address Needs Of Homeless

The county’s new Housing Hub opened Tuesday inside the Burlington County Human Services Building on Woodland Road and will serve as a single “point of entry” for residents who are either already homeless or experiencing housing problems.

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NJ Lawmakers Take Next Step In Enacting SALT-Cap Workaround For Small Businesses

The struggle to free New Jersey from Trump’s $10,000 SALT cap continues on another front, so-called pass-through entities

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NJ On ‘Precipice’ Of Legalizing Recreational Marijuana As Senate Backs 2020 Referendum

Voters to decide after legislative effort failed; leading opponent says he will urge public to vote ‘no’

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Bill Sent To Murphy Creates SALT Cap Workaround For NJ business Owners

The state Legislature sent Gov. Phil Murphy a bill that would allow owners of certain businesses to pay some of their state taxes through the businesses they own — a measure proponents say will soften the impact of the federal $10,000 cap on state and local property tax deductions.

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Wreaths Across America Set For Dec. 14 At Beverly National Cemetery

On Dec. 14, the Beverly National Cemetery will host the annual Wreaths Across America event. For one Moorestown woman, the event matters now more than ever.

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Thousands In NJ Could Lose Federal Food Assistance Due To Change In SNAP Program

Anti-hunger advocate says rule change, which would limit SNAP assistance to certain adults unless they work at least 20 hours a week, is ‘unconscionable’

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