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Murphy And NJ Public Worker Unions Reach Deal On Big Changes To Health Care Plans

Gov. Phil Murphy announced Monday he has reached a deal with New Jersey public worker unions on health care that he says will save the state $500 million over two years.

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Conflict Continues Over What It Should Take To Graduate High School In NJ

State wants to give students option of more than one type of test to graduate, but debate is strong over consequences, unintended and not.

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New Jersey Attorney General To Investigate Sex-Abuse Allegations Among Catholic Clergy

New Jersey will investigate allegations of sexual abuse by Catholic clergy, following a report by a grand jury in Pennsylvania that found more than 1,000 victims there over 70 years.

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Gov. Phil Murphy: Costs Of Insurance Decreasing Thanks To State Action

Murphy, a Democrat, revealed the decrease during a news conference at Hackensack Meridian Health Riverview Medical Center in Monmouth County, where he said the decrease came despite actions by Republican President Donald Trump to destabilize the state’s insurance market and cripple the Affordable Care Act.

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Offshore Wind Could Bring Thousands Of Jobs And $700M To NJ, Report Says

Thousands of new jobs could be coming to the Jersey Shore, if the Garden State can get its offshore wind industry off the ground.

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Back To School In NJ Means Big Changes In Testing And Funding

As more than 1 million New Jersey schoolchildren return to the classroom this week, Gov. Phil Murphy and his administration will be going back to school themselves, so to speak, with some big debates already looming about their plans for public education.

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NJ Becomes First State To Regulate Carcinogenic Chemical As EPA Lags

Garden State water systems must start testing for PFNA in early 2019

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NJ Pension Fund Dumps Investment In ICE Private Prison Contractor

New Jersey has dumped its small holding in a private prison contractor that runs family detention centers amid increased scrutiny of the Trump administration's immigration policy.

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NJ Voters Could Soon Decide On $500M In School Projects

New Jersey's leaders are rushing to finalize an ever-changing plan to ask voters in November to approve the state borrowing hundreds of millions of dollars to pay for various school projects.

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Gov. Phil Murphy Rejects Bill To Protect NJ-PA Tax Accord

Murphy’s rejection came as a stunning surprise to some members of the Legislature, who said the Democratic governor has privately said he would not target the deal, even though ending it would likely net New Jersey additional tax revenues, largely from Pennsylvanians who earn high salaries here.

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