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Opinion: Helping The Homeless All Year-Round

The United States is the wealthiest, most powerful and most technologically advanced nation in human history. Since before the country existed, New Jersey has been at the heart of our economic strength. 

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New Jersey Will Allow Residents To Use Medical Marijuana To Treat Opioid Addiction

New Jersey residents in treatment for opioid addiction will now be allowed to use medical marijuana, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Wednesday, one of several steps he outlined to combat the enduring opioid epidemic.

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NJ Lawmakers Take First Step To Require 'Dark Money' Groups To Reveal Donors

Legislation to require nonprofit 501(c)4s, super PACs and other similar groups that engage in political activities to disclose their contributors was approved Thursday by the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee. The vote was unanimous and marked the first time in three years that the bill advanced from a committee.

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Editorial: Dark Money Groups Need Sunlight

When government does something right, which happens about as frequently as Sunday’s lunar eclipse, we feel obliged to point it out and commend it, if only to remind ourselves that our tax money isn’t being wasted.

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'Dark Money' Bill Would Force Organizations To Disclose Donors

For two and a half years, Sen. Troy Singleton has been pushing a bill to make independent expenditure committees disclose their major donors the way candidates do.

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NJ Lawmakers Look To Close 'Dark Money' Disclosure Loopholes As Top Democrats Face Flak

New Jersey lawmakers plan to consider a bill Thursday to close loopholes that allow some donors to stay private even while spending heavily to influence political campaigns, ballot questions and policy debates.

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Moment Arrives To Reveal Dark Money Donors

A half century after the Watergate scandal set off a scramble to push big money out of American politics, big money is bigger than ever. Reformers keep trying to set up barriers, and politicians keep finding ways around them, often with the help of the courts.

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Murphy-Sweeney Feud Could Lead To Laws Shining More Light On Dark Money

As issue-advocacy group tied to Murphy goes back on promise to disclose donors, Sweeney fast-tracks legislation that has been sidelined for years.

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NJ Has Weak System Of State Support For Black And Latino College Students — Report

Higher education in NJ is hobbled by inequities that leave many minority students ill-equipped for college and the job market, authors contend.

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Sweeney Endorses Disclosure Requirements For Independent Advocacy Organizations: 'This Is One Where We Agree'

TRENTON – Senate President Steve Sweeney announced today his support for legislation that would require independent advocacy committees to disclose their donors, bringing greater transparency to organizations that work to influence the process of government. 

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