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Will NJ Create A Tax Deduction To Reward Charitable Giving?

Legislation to create a New Jersey deduction for charitable donations hasn’t received the same attention as some other measures being considered by lawmakers during the current lame-duck session, but nonprofit advocates say they’re still pushing for its passage.

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Posters At NJ Rest Stop Restrooms Target Human Trafficking

A new initiative aimed at helping victims of human trafficking has been launched in the Garden State.

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New Jersey Lawmakers Ban Shark Fin Sales; 14th U.S. State To Crack Down On The Trade

New Jersey could soon join the growing ranks of states that have banned the inhumane shark fin trade. A bill banning the sale and trade of shark fins last night passed the Assembly, and is now on its way to the governor’s desk for his signature.

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With Legal Weed On Hold, N.J. Leaders Now Discussing Decriminalizing Pot

Now that legal marijuana is on hold in New Jersey, state leaders are privately discussing a plan to decriminalize marijuana in the meantime and put an end to arrests for pot possession, NJ Advance Media has learned.

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Delran HS Unveils $1.8M STEM Lab, Announces Expansion

The $1.8 million lab will also be extended in coming months to include a new wood shop.

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Counting The Ways Racial Disparities Persist Among Children In New Jersey

NJ compares well with other states for kids’ health and general circumstances, but new report shows that children of color remain disadvantaged

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Analysts: Murphy’s Ambitious New Goal For Offshore Wind Looks Achievable

With former Vice President Al Gore on hand, governor outlines plan to significantly raise target for offshore-wind energy generation

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Lawmakers Pursue ‘Social Justice’ Through Prison Reforms

New Jersey continues to incarcerate African Americans and Latinos at far greater rates than whites

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Screening Reveals 4,500 Kids In NJ Have Elevated Blood-Lead Levels

Stricter guidelines help identify four times more children at risk of lead poisoning in 2018 than year before

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South Jersey Group, Singleton Unveil Human Trafficking Awareness Campaign

What began as a series of conversations a year ago about promoting a state hotline for trafficking victims seeking help grew into a new awareness initiative involving the posting of signs at service areas along the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway.

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