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Assembly bills to help female veterans

Following a special joint hearing, the Assembly Military and Veterans Affairs Committee approved legislation Wednesday designed to help New Jersey’s female veterans get the help and services they need when they return home from the front lines.

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Governor O’Malley and Senator Begich Announce NewDEAL Leaders and Honorary Regional Chair

Today, NewDEAL Honorary Co-Chairs Governor Martin O’Malley of Maryland and U.S. Senator Mark Begich of Alaska announced that eleven state and local elected leaders from across the country have been selected as the next group of NewDEAL Leaders and that California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom has been named as one of the NewDEAL’s Honorary Regional Chairs.

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Kuttin Zone Barbershop

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The Kuttin Zone, Al Pimienta

Today's Business Spotlight brought me to the Kuttin Zone barbershop at the Burlington Center. Opened in 2008 and owned by Al Pimienta, the Kuttin Zone provides great service with the feel of being in your personal man cave.

Appointments can be made but aren't necessary. Check out the Kuttin Zone for a fresh haircut and to catch up on some great sports action on one of their multiple tvs.

The shop is located at 2501 Mt Holly Rd, Burlington Township, in the Burlington Center and can be reached at
(609) 387-9663.

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Amick: Christie administration fiscal transparency clouding up over time

Chris Christie couldn’t have made it clearer.

“New Jersey has for too long engaged in a practice of disjointed financial reporting and inadequate fiscal transparency,” he proclaimed in an executive order. However, he continued, “fiscal transparency is an important priority of this administration.”

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Democrat bill outfits police with body cameras

State Sen. Donald Norcross, D-Camden, and Assemblyman Paul Moriarty, D-Gloucester, introduced new legislation Thursday to outfit all patrol officers with body cameras.

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Bill would close NJ child abuse disclosure loophole

Religious organizations in New Jersey may have child abusers working or volunteering for them and not be aware of it, according to one state lawmaker.  

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LUPE-PAC packs the house in New Brunswick

They packed Panico’s in New Brunswick last night, a network of politically active and insistent Latinas and those they honored as they made an emphatic case for more power in this state.

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Nothing But Green Living Enterprises

1798779_849804921705417_1443314457202680822_n.jpgThis week's Business Spotlight stop brought me out to visit with Ron Timmons and Nathaniel Anderson of Nothing But Green Living Enterprises LLC. Started in 2011, Nothing But Green Living Enterprises is an environmentally friendly green products and services company based in Mount Laurel, NJ.

They specialize in providing environmentally safe cleaning products to churches, school districts, hospitals, restaurants or any other business. As they said to me today, if you can get it dirty their products can clean it off.

You can learn more about Nothing But Green Living Enterprises by calling 856-581-4196 or visit them on the web at www.nothingbutgreenliving.com

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Track domestic abusers with GPS devices: Editorial

Letizia Zindell, who went by "Lisa," called off her wedding the day before she was to walk down the aisle, after her fiance exploded at her in front of everybody at their rehearsal dinner.

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LEGISLATIVE ROUNDUP: Lampitt bill on disabled services advances

The Assembly Human Services Committee Thursday approved legislation co-sponsored by Pamela R. Lampitt, D-Camden/Burlington, to increase awareness of the programs and services available to New Jersey residents with developmental disabilities.

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