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Officials Stress The Need For Joint Base Overpass At Senate Hearing

Most of the discussion during the hearing Thursday was centered on funding construction of a $15 million overpass on Route 539, which bisects Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst 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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New Jersey Amends Data Breach Law, Expanding Definition Of Personal Info

New Jersey last week officially passed Bill S-52, which amends its previous data breach notification law.

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Libraries Must Wait For Access To Much-Needed Bond Funds

It’s 18 months since voters approved $125 million to upgrade municipal and county libraries, but officials are still teasing out the regulations

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Op-Ed: Governor's Veto Of The 'Dark Money' Bill Is Wrong For New Jersey

Calling on legislators to ‘recognize the errors of the governor’s action and correct this wrong’

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Legal Weed Is Dead For Now, Top NJ Democrats Say. Voters To Decide Instead In November 2020.

New Jersey’s top state lawmaker announced Wednesday he’s dropping efforts to have the state Legislature pass a bill that would legalize marijuana in New Jersey.

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Lawmakers Advance Measures To Ease NJ Property Taxes

Bipartisan support in committee for a bill that could cost state more than $330 million annually in restored municipal aid; two other bills are more contentious

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New Rules To Further Expand NJ's Medical Marijuana Program

Regulations will cut red tape for young patients, ease the way for more diseases or symptoms to be covered, among other changes

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'NJ Is Going To Find Out Who The Hidden Predators Are.' Sexual Abuse Survivors Praise Tough New Law.

Todd Kostrub of Surf City started coming to the Statehouse in Trenton seven years ago to publicly share the dark secret that took him years to admit: His parish priest started raping him when he was a 7-year-old altar boy.

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With Murphy Veto, Push To Name Secret Big-Money Donors Now Part Of NJ Tax Credit Fight

Companies that receive or transfer business tax incentives greater than $25,000 should disclose their political contributions to New Jersey's election authority, Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday as he conditionally vetoed a bill that would show the public big-spending political donors whose names are usually kept secret. 

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Murphy Rejects Measure To Expose 'Dark Money' In Jersey Politics As His Feud With Top Democrat Simmers

Looks like there won’t be much light shed soon on the “dark money” that secretly funds New Jersey politics. Not with the kind of fighting that’s happening between the state’s top political leaders.

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