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Long-Term Care Facilities Must Have Outbreak Response Plans Under New Law

Legislation inspired by 2018's deadly Adenovirus outbreak

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Estimate Revised Up Of New Shore Homes Imperiled By Sea-Level Rise, Storm Surge

New Jersey has more recently built homes at risk in a 10-year flood than any other state

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Is NJ Water Safe To Drink? Senate Panel To Hold Hearings On Water Quality Law

Senate President Stephen Sweeney announced the hearings on compliance with the 2017 Water Quality Accountability Act amidst an ongoing crisis involving lead in the city of Newark’s drinking water that has forced the city to distribute bottled water to numerous homes with lead service lines.

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Senate President: We Don't Want Any More Newarks

Senate President Steve Sweeney appeared to be coming to the defense of Newark in the middle of another elevated levels of lead in the tap water crisis.

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New Jersey Lawmakers Call On Governor's Administration To Do Better Job Enforcing Water Quality Standards

CAMDEN, N.J. (CBS) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says he’s stepping up efforts to help Newark deal with its ongoing water lead contamination crisis, and he’s not the only one. Frustrated Newark residents have been dealing with expired bottled water on top of the lead crisis that’s contaminated some of the city’s water supply.

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NJ Libraries Get Rules For $125M In Funding, County Lining Up Projects

Among the Burlington County library projects that are expected to apply for state funding is in Medford, where local officials have been planning to construct a new library and municipal complex on land purchased by the township on Union Street. The new library would replace the over 40-year-old Pinelands branch on Allen Street.

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New Law To Help Promote Compassionate Palliative Treatment Options

Will establish statewide education program for palliative and hospice care

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'Disturbing' Increase In NJ Bias Incidents Last Year, Especially Among Young

Task force to combat youth bias is set up as Attorney General decries ‘rising tide of hate’

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How New Jersey Is Helping Officers Build Resiliency And Avoid Suicide

Ed Zubrzycki was a husband and father when he died in 2015. A detective with the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office, he also became a grim statistic, joining the growing ranks of law enforcement officers who commit suicide.

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Amazon To Start Hiring For New Burlington Warehouse; September Launch Planned

About 900 permanent employees are expected to be hired to work at the site in Burlington, according to the company, which is more than originally expected.

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