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LEGAL POT IN 2018? NOT HAPPENING, SAY LAWMAKERS

It’s highly unlikely that lawmakers in Trenton will vote on legislation to legalize marijuana before the end of the year.  Democratic lawmakers met this week and agreed that it’s unlikely bills to support legalized pot sales will be voted on this year.  Unless major differences are ironed out between the legislature and Governor Murphy, a …

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GOVERNOR WANTS QUICKER ASCENT TO $15 MINIMUM WAGE

Governor Phil Murphy wants the State to move to a $15 an hour minimum wage before the year 2024.  Murphy spoke to reporters over the weekend and reiterated that he wants the wage in effect in just over two years.  A measure introduced in Trenton last week would hike the wage to $15 an hour..but …

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NJ DEMS INTRODUCE BILL TO INCREASE MINIMUM WAGE TO $15/HOUR

A bill that would increase the minimum wage in New Jersey to $15 an hour has been introduced by democratic lawmakers in Trenton today.  The bill would gradually increase the minimum wage to that level over a period of five years, ending in 2024.  However, teenage workers and seasonal workers at the shore and other …

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NEW TOILET BRUSH NEEDED AFTER MAN COMMITS LEWD ACT IN PARAMUS

A 47 year old man was arrested in Paramus this week after he allegedly gratified himself sexually while inserting a toilet brush into himself at a doctor’s office.  Brian Bates was charged with multiple offenses after after several female patients at the doctor’s office witnessed the bizarre act.  NJ.com reports that Bates was arrested back …

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TESTIMONY IN TRENTON ALLEGES MURPHY CAMPAIGN IGNORED SEXUAL ASSAULT CLAIM

A New Jersey government employee testified in Trenton Tuesday that her sexual assault complaint was not handled seriously by the former campaign staff belonging to Governor Phil Murphy.  Katie Brennan alleges she was assaulted by a man named Al Alvarez, who later received a $140,000 a year job in the Murphy administration.  Alvarez resigned from …

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