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1 min ago | Tax Foundation

New Jersey Budget Avoids Harmful Temporary Tax Hikes, Allows For State "Amazon Tax"

Last week, Governor Chris Christie signed into law a $32.5 billion state budget for New Jersey - but not before using his line-item veto to cut back significantly on scheduled pension payments and strike down a pair of temporary tax increases.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government, US Governors, Chris Christie, Blog News

4 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

Polar vortex in NJ soon? Nope, expert says

Polar vortex in NJ soon? Nope, expert says Is the polar vortex, which often brought frigid air to New Jersey this winter, planning a mid-July invasion? Check out this story on app.com: http://on.app.com/1m0QynJ But the summer jet stream will be a little wavier than usual, dipping a little farther south than normal in the Midwest area, he said.

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8 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

The Plan To Get New Jersey Back Into RGGI That Gov. Christie Can't Veto

Chris Christie pulled New Jersey out of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative in 2011.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government, Chris Christie, US Governors, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US News, Liberal Political News

9 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

United Way of Northern New Jersey announces new Warren County location

United Way of Northern New Jersey announced it moved into a new home in Warren County on July 1. United Way's office is now located in Hackettstown at 699 Washington St. Area residents are invited to attend an open house to celebrate the move on Tuesday, July 29, from 4-5:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

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Related Topix: Warren County, NJ, Hackettstown, NJ

13 hrs ago | WKXW-FM Trenton

Poster of shooting suspect Jhymiere Moore

New Jersey's First News, hosted by Eric Scott , written and produced by Matthew White and Patrick Lavery.

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Related Topix: Paterson, NJ, Agriculture, Science, Mantoloking, NJ

17 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

Salem Community College students honored as members of New Jersey All-State Academic Team

Danielle Heil of Pennsville represented Salem Community College at the 20th annual Phi Theta Kappa Day celebration in Trenton.

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Related Topix: Pennsville, NJ, Trenton, NJ, Carneys Point, NJ

Thu Jul 10, 2014

New Jersey State Police

Troopers Arrest One of New Jersey's Top 12 Most Wanted

On Saturday, April 5, 2014, members of the New Jersey State Police Fugitive Unit arrested James Wade Barclay, ending the hunt for one of New Jersey's top 12 fugitives that spanned for more than two decades.

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Related Topix: Burlington County, NJ

Ledger-Enquirer.com

New Jersey appeals on ocean blasting plan

New Jersey asked a federal appeals court Thursday to block a seismic research plan involving blasting the ocean floor with loud sound waves.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government, Third Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Rutgers University

NJ.com

NJ sex assault evidence must be saved for at least 5 years, AG says

New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman today announced new guidelines requiring prosecutors to keep forensic evidence from rape cases for a minimum of five years.

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Related Topix: Prison

NewsOK.com

Mayor: Atlantic City shift from gambling painful

Top New Jersey officials may be moving toward letting voters decide whether to expand casino gambling beyond Atlantic City a few years earlier than expected.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie

Switched

Hillary Clinton To Sign Books In New Jersey While Chris Christie Is Away

JUNE 20: New Jersey Governor Chris Christie addresses the Faith and Freedom Coalition's 'Road to Majority' Policy Conference at the Omni Shoreham hotel June 20, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, Hillary Clinton, US News, US Politics, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Washington D.C. Travel, Ridgewood, NJ, Trenton, NJ

NorthJersey.com

New Jersey Assemblyman Declan O'Scanlon to speak at Montclair Republican Club dinner

The deficit in pension liabilities for public employees is the "big elephant in the room" for New Jersey's state budget, according to Montclair Republican Club President John Van Wagner.

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Related Topix: Trenton, NJ, Monmouth County, NJ

Lower Township Gazette

New Jersey increases penalties for use of cell phone, texting while driving

Egg Harbor Township Police Department is advising motorists of increased penalties to the state law prohibiting the use of cell phones while driving.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government, US Governors, Chris Christie

BroadwayWorld.com

Patricia Dell Stars in One Night with Fanny Brice at Open Eye Theater in the Catskills, Beg. Tonight

In a career spanning 50 years, Patricia Dell has done a little bit of almost everything, playing everywhere from carnivals to opera halls, to main stages across the US.

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Related Topix: Ziegfeld Follies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Theater, Arts

WKXW-FM Trenton

Play Trevia tonight at 10pm [7/9]

It's the game that's sweeping the ten o' clock hour! Play Trevia tonight with Steve Trevelise and win tickets to Catch A Rising Star comedy club in the Princeton Hyatt Regency or a Dennis Malloy DVD from when we toured New Jersey together performing standup.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Philly.com

Promise of hundreds of jobs seen in a Holtec move to Camden

A proposal to award a multinational manufacturing company $260 million in tax breaks - one of the largest such subsidies in recent years - could produce more than 400 jobs in Camden, individuals familiar with the deal said Wednesday.

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TheAlternativePress.com

New Jersey 350th Pop-Up Shop Visits Downtown Westfield

In honor of New Jersey's 350th Anniversary, Westfield will be a stop on the New Jersey 350 Pop-Up Store tour.

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Related Topix: Westfield, NJ, Rutgers University, Union County, NJ

WRIC-TV Richmond

Probation for official who stole $460K in quarters

The former public works inspector for a northern New Jersey town who admitted stealing $460,000 in quarters over two years has been spared a prison term.

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The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

New Jersey Democratic lawmakers urge Port Authority to end regional bank program

New Jersey's top Democrats are pressing the Port Authority to scrap a little-known program that gives the governors on both sides of the Hudson River partial control over $950 million for pet projects in each state over the next decade.

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Related Topix: Teaneck, NJ

WKXW-FM Trenton

NJ bears moving south

North Jersey still has the "lion's share" of bears , but animal experts claim bear sightings are bound to become more common for residents in the central and southern portions of the state.

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Related Topix: New Jersey Government

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