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The Decision To Legalize Recreational Marijuana In NJ Is Yours

November ballot question could enable adult use for more than medication. Opponents say that would not address the real victims of the drug wars, NJ's minority population

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NJ Supreme Court Says Gov. Murphy Can Borrow Billions Without Voter Approval. But There’s A Restriction

Ruling clears way for up to $9.9. billion in borrowing to deal with pandemic-related revenue losses. GOP had filed suit to block law’s implementation

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A $50M Fix For NJ’s Overworked Unemployment System Underway

Lawmakers clear bill that would use federal coronavirus relief funding to improve outdated technology

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Labor Department Would Be Audited Amid Unemployment Delays Under Proposed N.J. Bill

The Senate Labor Committee on Monday approved a bill requiring a performance audit of a state unemployment office that has struggled for months to keep up with claims from the nearly 1.5 million New Jersey workers during the pandemic crisis.

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Ravaged By Covid-19, Polluted Communities Demand Environmental Justice

Growing up in Newark’s South Ward, Kim Gaddy often struggled to breathe. When her asthma was at its worst and inhaling stung and failed to fill her lungs, she would wind up in the local emergency room. Gaddy spent considerably more time in the ER when her three children were young. They also grew up in the South Ward, where the children’s asthma rate is three times the national average.

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More Companies Agree To Pay Millions To Clean Up N.J. Water Pollution

New Jersey will likely pull in another $14.8 million this year as part of a long-running lawsuit against polluters statewide, which has now earned more than $369 million overall to help pay cleanup costs.

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Supreme Court Arguments Over NJ’s New $9.9B Borrowing Law Focus On What’s A Real Emergency

Republican challenge also questions limits on what state can pay back

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As Key Coronavirus Stat Rises, NJ Limits Indoor Gatherings

Gov. Phil Murphy points finger at massive house parties as reason for growing coronavirus infection rate

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NJ Senate Committee Advances Police Reform Bills

TRENTON, N.J. - In response to national protests calling for an end to racial discrimination and police brutality, New Jersey's Senate Law and Public Safety Committee approved a package of bills Tuesday.

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Plans Underway For Building Massive Offshore Wind Farms Along Jersey Coast

The state’s utilities board drafts guidance possibly doubling the amount of capacity, ready to start seeking developers for giant project

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