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Comptroller's Audit Finds Poor Oversight Of NJ Tax Incentives

Released Wednesday, the audit report was highly critical of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority’s monitoring of the incentive programs it oversees and noted that a review of 48 of the 401 projects awarded credits since their inception in 2005 determined that thousands of jobs supposedly created or retained by companies awarded tax breaks could not be verified.

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Sen. Troy Singleton Appointed To Lead Community And Urban Affairs Committee

The 7th Legislative District legislator will trade his gavel as chair of the Senate’s Military and Veterans Affairs Committee for the chairman’s post of the Community and Urban Affairs Committee.

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Needy Firefighters Burned By Groups That Should Be Offering Financial Aid

State comptroller cites sloppy oversight, possible misuse of funds as reasons firefighters and their families are not collecting all the money they’re entitled to.

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NJ Senate Approves Federal Tax Law Workaround For Small Businesses

The legislation, known as the “Pass-Through Business Alternative Income Tax Act,” was approved by the full Senate by a 40-0 vote on Monday. 

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NJ Just Doubled Its Medical Marijuana Program. See Where The Six New Dispensaries Will Be.

After months of delays that exacerbated a marijuana supply shortagefor patients, New Jersey has now effectively doubled the size of its medical marijuana program.

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Homelessness Rises In NJ More Than Most Other States

WASHINGTON — The high cost of housing in New Jersey helped lead to a 10.1 percent increase in homelessness this year, the sixth biggest increase in the country.

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Bipartisan Bid To Help Small Businesses Avoid Trump Tax Hit

State lawmakers believe there’s a way to help small-business owners get around a Trump change to the federal tax code that hits them hard. It could benefit as many as 270,000 New Jerseyans.

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Singleton, Corrado Bill To Permit Health Care Professionals To Waive Copayments For Military Members Advances

TRENTON – A bill sponsored by Senate Military and Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chair Troy Singleton and Senator Kristin M. Corrado that would permit certain healthcare professionals to waive copayments advanced from the Senate Military and Veteran’ Affairs Committee today.

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Decrying It As 'Policing For Profit,' Critics Want Reform Of NJ's Civil Asset Forfeiture

Cash, cars, boats, guns, big stuff, small stuff: Detractors say it’s all fair game for law enforcement in New Jersey even if the owners are never charged with a crime.

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Singleton Bill To Deny Financial Aid To Those Convicted For Hazing Passes Committee

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton that would make a student ineligible for state financial aid upon a conviction for hazing passed the Senate Higher Education Committee today.

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