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NJ Launches Effort To Reach Human Trafficking Victims Along State's Major Highways

Posters offering victims of human trafficking a way out will soon be posted in rest area bathrooms along the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway as part of a multi-agency initiative to help those being trafficked.

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Taking Inventory Seen As First Step In Legislative Fix For NJ’s Lead Issues

Measure calls for statewide inventory of lead service lines and 10-year replacement plan, but input from lawmakers, interest groups could change it significantly

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Uber Reportedly Owes NJ $650 Million For Violating Labor Laws

Uber is being hit with a huge bill after several years of dodging New Jersey’s employment taxes and fees for misclassifying drivers as independent contractors, according to a report published by Bloomberg Law Thursday.

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Singleton becomes Chair Of Burlington County Bridge Commission

During the commission’s annual reorganization meeting, Matt Riggins, of Moorestown, was sworn-in as the commission’s newest member, and commissioner Troy Singleton was elected the new chairman, replacing Republican John Comegno, who had led the agency since 2007.

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Singleton Bill Would Require All Lead Service Lines To Be Replaced Within 10 Years

The bill is being written by state Sen. Troy Singleton, D-7 of Delran, and will be formally introduced by the senator on Thursday before the Senate panel meets. A draft copy of the legislation lays out an aggressive schedule for utilities and water departments to comply with in order to alleviate the danger of lead exposure from drinking water.

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Murphy Takes First Key Step Toward Establishing A ‘Public Bank’

North Dakota is currently the only state with such an institution, backed wholly by government deposits

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Capitol Hill Standoff Poses Threat To Funding At 13 NJ Colleges

The schools — including New Jersey City University, Rutgers-Newark, Montclair State and William Paterson — receive $47 million each year under the program

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Phil Murphy Preaches Environmental Justice, But Some Of His Actions Tell A Different Story

Members of the Ramapough Lenape tribe in Upper Ringwood were optimistic when  Gov. Phil Murphy was elected two years ago, because he spoke passionately about bringing environmental justice to lower-income and minority communities, which often endure a disproportionate amount of pollution.

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SJ Manufacturers Tell Lawmakers They Need Pipeline To Skilled Labor

Held at Rowan College at Burlington County, the hearing featured testimony from several manufacturing companies in the region, as well as leaders from the New Jersey Breweries Association and the New Jersey Council of County Vocational-Technical Schools.

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Chimeras' Oliver Lilly Loves His Leadership Role

The senior plays center or guard in Willingboro’s potent offense and hopes his success leads him to the same spot at West Point next year

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