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Proposed Overpass Could Be Key To 'BRAC-Proofing' Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst

The project, known as the Route 539 Interconnector, involves construction of an overpass on Route 539, which bisects the joint base in Ocean County, in order to allow large convoys of military vehicles to safely and easily travel beneath the public highway from one side of the sprawling military installation to the other.

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Foreclosed Homes Affect Families, Neighborhoods, Senator Says. We Have A Plan To Manage The Crisis

The foreclosure crisis affects all of us in one way or another, directly and indirectly – whether we are the homeowner losing our home and years of hard-earned equity, or the neighbor who lives next door to an abandoned property or someone whose home value has decreased because of a foreclosure nearby - its consequences are far reaching.

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NJ Millionaires Tax: Here Are The Arguments For And Against The Controversial Tax Hike

Gov. Phil Murphy’s proposal to raise taxes on New Jersey’s wealthiest residents has inspired a raft of opposition from business leaders and many fellow Democrats, even as the governor’s allies step up pressure on lawmakers to embrace a so-called “millionaires tax.”

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How New Jersey Can Build A 'Culture Of Health` And Fill In Notable Gaps In Care

New report presents a roadmap to help policymakers create more effective and equitable healthcare programs in Garden State

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NJ Joins Other States To Block Trump Attack On Clean Water Act

Administration wants to roll back protection of tributaries, wetlands, and the like that shield downstream waters against pollution

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Murphy Signs Law To Automatically Enroll Workers Into Retirement Savings Plans

Gov. Phil Murphy signed the New Jersey Secure Choice Savings Program Act during a ceremony at the Saddle Brook Seniors Center in Bergen County. He said the new law would help provide a more secure future for some 1.7 million private sector workers in the state who aren’t currently offered retirement plans. That amounts to about half of the state’s private sector workforce.

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State's Legal Personnel Take Questions In Senate Budget Hearings

Attorney General Gurbir Grewal has visited all 21 counties to hear about police-community relations.

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Will New Energy Master Plan Make Fossil Fuel A Dinosaur In New Jersey?

Murphy and BPU president Fiordaliso play it cagey when answering questions about the role of fossil fuel in governor’s clean-energy agenda

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Paying To Preserve Our Nuclear Plants Is Money Well Spent, Legislator Says

Last April, I was proud to be part of a bipartisan coalition of state legislators who started New Jersey on the path toward a clean, climate-friendly electric grid. By wide margins, lawmakers from both sides of the aisle approved a package of clean energy bills that were drafted to ensure our state will benefit from a carbon-free energy supply by 2050.

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Clean Water Projects: DEP Agrees Additional State Funding Needed

The necessity for water infrastructure improvements in New Jersey is expected to outpace available financing

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