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Murphy's Budget Is $1B Bigger Than Last Year's, Promises $1B In Savings

Governor’s proposal receives a far less hostile response from fellow Democrats than his budget last year, although they still seem at odds over possible tax hikes.

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Legislature Sends Murphy Bill To Create State-Run IRA Fund For Private Workers

Lawmakers sent Gov. Phil Murphy a bill that would create a retirement savings program for many private sector employees who work for businesses that currently do not offer such a plan.

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Legislation To Create Worker Retirement Plans Goes To Murphy

Co-sponsored by Sens. Joseph Lagana, D-38th of Paramus, and Troy Singleton, D-7th of Delran, the legislation would establish individual retirement accounts for private sector employees who aren’t already offered retirement plans through their employers, as well as a state board to implement and oversee the program.

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NJ Senate Approves Legislation Requiring 'Dark Money' Groups To Reveal Donors

The bill would mandate disclosure of contributors who give more than $10,000 to nonprofit 501(c)4s, super PACs and other similar groups that engage in political activities, ban elected officials and candidates from managing such groups and boost contribution limits to state and county political committees.

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PARCC Compromise Averts A Crisis For High School Seniors And Juniors

But now New Jersey’s Department of Education must come up with graduation requirements for the class of 2021 and beyond

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Lawmakers Take Aim At NJ Foreclosure Rate, Still Highest In U.S.

New Jersey’s foreclosure situation isn’t the acute crisis it once was, though its rate remains the highest in United States.

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NJBIA Backs Bill Authorizing Multistate Nurses Licenses

The New Jersey Business & Industry Association said Thursday it is supporting a bill to have New Jersey enter a multistate compact for the licensure of registered professional nurses and licensed practical nurses.

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Sen. Troy Singleton Speaks At Rowan College At Burlington County For Black History Month

Singleton said celebrations such as Black History Month showed the importance of facing struggles and embracing diversity.

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'Antwan's Law' Signed By Murphy; Cuts Speed Limit Near Burlington City High School

BURLINGTON CITY – A bill to permanently reduce the speed limit along a dangerous stretch of Route 130 near several Burlington City schools was signed into law by Gov. Phil Murphy on Thursday.

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Divided Reactions To Court Decision On PARCC And What It Means For Students

Path to graduation still uncertain for about 170,000 high school seniors and juniors, but ‘business as usual’ for many school officials who continue to implement PARCC as a graduation requirement

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