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Singleton's 'Fair Chance Housing Act' To Protect Rights Of Homeowners Passes

TRENTON, NJ -- Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington) to provide certain housing rights for people with criminal records was cleared by the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee on July 16

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New Jersey Needs Rent And Mortgage Flexibility To Survive The Pandemic | Opinion

The New Jersey Legislature must act quickly to head off an eviction and foreclosure tsunami caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Treasury Assessing Lottery Revenues To Get Clearer Picture Of Pension Funding Shortfall

Gov. Murphy will likely need a plan to make up for sagging Lottery pension contributions in next budget

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N.J. To Restart Trials With Virtual Jury Selection, In-Person Trials, But It Could Be Costly

New Jersey is planning to start resuming jury trials as early as September, using mostly virtual jury selection and even multiple courtrooms and plexiglass barriers to maintain social distancing during the trial.

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New Jersey Bill Would Create Equitable Clean Energy projects Across The State

Legislation to ensure that overburdened communities in New Jersey have access to clean energy passed the state’s Senate Environment and Energy Committee this week.

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Legislation Addresses COVID-Related PTSD Among Health Care Workers

Doctors, nurses and other first responders risked their lives fighting COVID-19. Now their mental and emotional health could be compromised because of their service

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Bill Advances To Help Lower-Income Communities In NJ Block Projects That Could Increase Pollution

Measure easily passes Assembly committee. Business interests warn of negative economic consequences

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NJ Tax Collections Down For Third Month In A Row, But Treasury Looks For Boost From July 15 Income-Tax Payments

Officials anticipate this week’s collections will help offset $3 billion budget gap, acknowledge uncertainty given that ‘more taxpayers than usual will request extensions’

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Another Push For Laws To Help Poorer NJ Communities Long Affected By Pollution

But critics say one measure is overly broad and would needlessly include many well-heeled communities

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Despite Commitment To Transparency, Murphy Less Than Open About COVID-19 Spending

The state has received more than $5B in federal funds to deal with coronavirus, but it’s taken more than four months for administration to announce a dashboard to follow the money

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