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Legal Weed Is Dead For Now, Top NJ Democrats Say. Voters To Decide Instead In November 2020.

New Jersey’s top state lawmaker announced Wednesday he’s dropping efforts to have the state Legislature pass a bill that would legalize marijuana in New Jersey.

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Lawmakers Advance Measures To Ease NJ Property Taxes

Bipartisan support in committee for a bill that could cost state more than $330 million annually in restored municipal aid; two other bills are more contentious

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New Rules To Further Expand NJ's Medical Marijuana Program

Regulations will cut red tape for young patients, ease the way for more diseases or symptoms to be covered, among other changes

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Singleton, Codey, Vitale Bill To Protect The Rights Of LGBTQI Residents In Long-Term Care Facilities Passed Committee

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton, Senator Richard Codey and Senator Joseph Vitale, which would establish requirements concerning the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, questioning, queer, and intersex residents in long-term care facilities, passed the Senate Health, Human Services, and Senior Citizens Committee today.

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'NJ Is Going To Find Out Who The Hidden Predators Are.' Sexual Abuse Survivors Praise Tough New Law.

Todd Kostrub of Surf City started coming to the Statehouse in Trenton seven years ago to publicly share the dark secret that took him years to admit: His parish priest started raping him when he was a 7-year-old altar boy.

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With Murphy Veto, Push To Name Secret Big-Money Donors Now Part Of NJ Tax Credit Fight

Companies that receive or transfer business tax incentives greater than $25,000 should disclose their political contributions to New Jersey's election authority, Gov. Phil Murphy said Monday as he conditionally vetoed a bill that would show the public big-spending political donors whose names are usually kept secret. 

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Singleton Bill To Require Towns To Share PILOTs With School Districts Clears Committee

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee Chair Senator Troy Singleton, which would require municipalities to share certain payments received in lieu of property taxes (PILOTs) with school districts, cleared the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee today.

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Committee Passes Singleton Bill To Assist In Property Tax Relief

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee Chair Senator Troy Singleton, which would increase funds distributed to municipalities from the “Energy Tax Receipts Property Tax Relief Fund” over a period of five years to restore municipal aid reductions, passed the Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee today.

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Singleton Bill To Establish Temporary Outcome-Based System For Medications Clears Committee

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton, which would establish a three-year Medicaid demonstration project to pay for certain drugs according to an outcome-based system, cleared the Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee today.

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Turner, Singleton Bill To Pilot Restorative Justice Programs In Schools Clears Senate

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senator Shirley K. Turner and Senator Troy Singleton, which would establish the “Restorative Justice in Education Pilot Program,” cleared the Senate today.

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