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New Law Aims For Speedier Road Improvements In New Jersey

Governor signs legislation to help state transportation projects funded by gas-tax revenues run more efficiently

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NJ Nurses Able To Practice Outside State Borders Under Newly Signed Law

The Nurse Licensure Compact now includes 34 states

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Murphy Signs Law That Targets Global Warming, Concedes It's Not Enough

One activist calls measure to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions in New Jersey ‘really significant’ while another says it falls far short of efforts by other states

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Bill Providing NJ High School Coaches With Multi-Year Contracts Gains Momentum

A state legislator whose bill would provide multi-year contracts for public high school coaches and afford those facing nonrenewal with an unprecedented avenue for appeal is “very optimistic” his proposal will become law.

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Sen. Singleton Presses DEP On Bordentown Water Issues

Sen. Troy Singleton issued a letter to the DEP on Tuesday asking why lead levels are still high in some Bordentown homes. His office also provided indication that the water system will have to do a more in-depth study of the issue.

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NJ Urged ‘To Get Creative’ On Tax Incentives, Focus On Affordable Housing

Call comes amid a stalemate between the governor and leading legislators over the future of state economic-development efforts

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Lethal Heat Waves In Offing Without Global Action; Heat Index Would Leap In NJ

New Jersey has averaged three days per year with heat index above 100 degrees Fahrenheit; that could go to 49 days by the end of the century if nothing is done

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NJ Supreme Court Moves Against Judges In Vexed Sexual Assault Cases

Order is issued for one judge to be removed and removal of another is sought; special training announced for judiciary

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NJ Legislation Requiring Warning Labels On Opioid Bottles Now Law

Legislation requiring the warning labels on opioids was part of a three-bill package Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law on Monday to try to help get a grip on the epidemic that has claimed thousands of New Jersey lives.

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Alternative Treatment Center RFA Materials Released

Application materials for an expansion of the medical cannabis program were released Monday on the state’s Department of Health website.

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