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Moody's: Law Easing Property Tax Refund Burden Could Help Towns

The new ability for local governments to refund overpaid taxes on commercial properties over a 3-year period, rather than 60 days, could take the pressure off budgets for municipalities, and bode well for their credit rating down the road, according to a recent report by Moody’s.

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Murphy Vetoes Bill To Wipe Marijuana Convictions

Gov. Phil Murphy sent a bill back to lawmakers on Friday that would create a process for wiping certain marijuana offenses from criminal records, arguing the state needs an automatic, digital process for expunging those types of convictions.

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Poll: Most New Jerseyans Perceive No School Segregation

More than 80 percent of New Jerseyans say their local school districts include a mix of races, while 14 percent say their local schools are segregated.

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Stockton University To Host Cannabis Career Fair

New Jersey may not have adult use cannabis, but the ancillary and medical markets are growing like weeds.

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New Jersey Water Quality Laws To Be Reviewed

TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The New Jersey legislature will hold public hearings in the fall on the quality of water delivered by utilities throughout the state

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Could NJ And Its Neighbors Agree To Tax Incentives Cease-Fire? Some Lawmakers Like The Sound Of The Idea

Missouri and Kansas entered into an agreement this week to stop offering incentives to businesses to relocate from their respective states and now some of New Jersey’s most influential lawmakers are talking about the possibility of crafting a similar incentives truce between the Garden State and neighboring Pennsylvania, New York and Delaware.

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Long-Term Care Facilities Must Have Outbreak Response Plans Under New Law

Legislation inspired by 2018's deadly Adenovirus outbreak

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Estimate Revised Up Of New Shore Homes Imperiled By Sea-Level Rise, Storm Surge

New Jersey has more recently built homes at risk in a 10-year flood than any other state

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Is NJ Water Safe To Drink? Senate Panel To Hold Hearings On Water Quality Law

Senate President Stephen Sweeney announced the hearings on compliance with the 2017 Water Quality Accountability Act amidst an ongoing crisis involving lead in the city of Newark’s drinking water that has forced the city to distribute bottled water to numerous homes with lead service lines.

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Senate President: We Don't Want Any More Newarks

Senate President Steve Sweeney appeared to be coming to the defense of Newark in the middle of another elevated levels of lead in the tap water crisis.

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