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Plan To Publicly Name Fired N.J. Cops Derailed By Police Union Lawsuits

A plan by New Jersey’s attorney general to identify state troopers and other police officers accused of serious misconduct has been put on hold amid legal challenges from the state’s most powerful police unions.

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Tropical Storm Fay No Match For Kickoff Of Food Truck Fridays

The lunch series is part of a broader effort by the senator to fight food insecurity across the region and the state.

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Yale Poll Finds Most New Jerseyans Support Proposals Included In Clean Energy Equity Act

A new poll from Yale University, George Mason University and Climate Nexus found that at least 7 in 10 New Jerseyans support the proposals included in the New Jersey Clean Energy Equity Act currently on the agenda for the Senate Environment Committee meeting on July 16. The bill aims to help low-income New Jersey families benefit from solar, storage and energy efficiency.

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Court Rules N.J. Can’t Release Names Of Disciplined Police Officers, At Least For Now

A New Jersey appeals court has temporarily blocked the public disclosure of the names of state police troopers and local and county police officers sanctioned for disciplinary violations, placing in limbo a reform sought by New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal.

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Does Uptick In COVID-19 Transmission Rate Mean Murphy Will Slow Down Recovery?

Answering that question means assessing how closely residents are still following social-distancing policies, viral visitors from other states and the ‘knucklehead’ factor

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NJ Senate OKs Burlington County-Inspired Moose’s Law To Protect Animals

Moose’s Law, named after a Burlington County dog who was lured away from home by an animal trainer and died after being left in a hot car, passed the state Senate unanimously on June 29.

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After Passing A Stopgap Budget, Gov. Phil Murphy And Lawmakers Must Find Billions By October

With more than $2 billion in funding obligations deferred until October, what now — tax hikes, spending cuts?

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Backlog Of Complaints Raises Questions About NJ’s Ability To Inspect Long-Term Care Facilities

Even before COVID-19, complaints piled up of challenging conditions, inadequate care, insufficient staff

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NJ Senate Bill Helps Environmental-Justice Communities Block Further Pollution

Measure, which won early support from governor, allows overburdened communities to consider cumulative effect of pollution when another ‘dirty’ project is proposed

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NJ Primary Elections 2020: Everything You Need To Know

We’ve got information on the contests and the politics as well as practical information to help voters check their registration, district details, and voting options

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