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N.J. Voters Will Decide Whether To Give Property Tax Break To Veterans Who Did Not Serve In Combat

New Jersey voters will decide whether all veterans who live in the state — not only those who only served during a time of war — should be eligible for an annual $250 property tax deduction.

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New Jersey Governor Signs Bill Creating Workaround To Trump Tax Law Provision

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy (D) signed bipartisan legislation on Monday aimed at helping small business owners who were adversely affected by the $10,000 cap on state and local tax (SALT) deductions under President Trump's 2017 tax law.

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Sweeney, Singleton Bill To Increase PFRS And SPRS Death Benefits To Surviving Children Signed Into Law

Trenton – Governor Phil Murphy signed into law today legislation sponsored by Senate President Steve Sweeney and Senator Troy Singleton which would increase the death benefit of an active member of the PFRS and SPRS to 50 percent of the final compensation for surviving children.

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‘Far-Reaching’ School Segregation Lawsuit Kicks Off In Trenton

Superior Court judge signals that a swift resolution is unlikely, encourages negotiations with state

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NJ Senate Passes Legislation Waiving Licensing Fees For Veterans

Edison, NJ - Two bills were passed recently, both of which were sponsored by Senator Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. (D - Middlesex) and Senator Troy Singleton (D - Burlington). 

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Another Chance For Plastic, Paper Bag Ban?

Senate votes to amend statewide ban on single-use bags, but its future is still uncertain in Assembly

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Singleton, Kean Bill To Require Spinal Muscular Atrophy Screenings For Newborns Advances From Senate

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean, Jr., which would require newborn infants to be screened for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), advanced from the Senate today.

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NJ Library Construction Funding Is Finally Available; Grant Applications Due In April

While the long wait is over, libraries face a quick deadline to submit their applications for a share in the available funding. Detailed applications must be completed and submitted by April 6 in order to be considered for the first round funding.

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NJ Drug Overdose Deaths Drop Slightly, But Thousands Are Still Dying

The number of people who died from drug overdoses in New Jersey appears to be down for the first time in years.

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NJ Lawmakers Move Bills To Create Safety Net If GOP Succeeds In Sinking ACA

Future of Affordable Care Act may be uncertain, but legislators are putting legal backstop in place that would guarantee coverage regardless of what Trump & Co. do

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