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HILLARY CLINTON COMING TO NJ TO BOOST MENENDEZ

Hillary Clinton is coming to New Jersey next month in an attempt to raise money for Senator Robert Menendez.  Clinton will attend a fundraising event in Jersey City on October 15th; the top price for a ticket is $5,400. The post HILLARY CLINTON COMING ...

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REPORT: STATE CRACKS DOWN ON CRAFT BREWERIES

Craft breweries around the Garden State are getting a new set of rules.  NJ.com reports that the new set of rules will clearly define what the breweries can, and cannot do.  Among the changes..breweries will be allowed to hold only 25 special nights th...

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GAS TAX IN NEW JERSEY GOES UP ONE WEEK FROM MONDAY

The State’s gasoline tax goes up by 4.3 cents one week from Monday.  Governor Phil Murphy approved the latest gasoline tax that will help make up for falling consumption and add more revenue into the State’s Transportation Trust Fund, which...

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PRESIDENT TRUMP RETURNS TO NEW JERSEY THIS WEEKEND

President Trump returns to the Garden State to spend the weekend at his Bedminster golf club.  The President will be in Missouri today before flying to New Jersey tonight.  This will be his first visit to New Jersey in about a month. The post PRESIDENT...

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NJ AUDUBON SOCIETY SUPPORTS STATE’S OFFSHORE WIND INITIATIVE

Earlier this week, the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) announced that it was inviting bids for 1,100 megawatts of offshore wind power development – enough for 350,000 homes. The New Jersey Audubon Society came out in support of the process. Gov. Murphy wants an Offshore Wind Master Plan to generate 3,500 megawatts of …

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GOV. MURPHY LOOKING TO PHASE OUT PARCC TESTING

On Tuesday, Gov. Phil Murphy said he wants to phase out the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers exams, known as the PARCC tests. Murphy wants to drop from six to two the number of PARCC tests required in high school. His administration has significantly reduced the percentage of weight used by …

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NORTH WILDWOOD AND LOWER TOWNSHIP GETTING STATE AID FOR PRE-SCHOOL

On Tuesday Gov. Phil Murphy revealed the more than two dozen New Jersey school districts to receive the millions of dollars in new funding to expand pre-K programs. Lower Township is getting $1.7 million and North Wildwood City $327,078 of the $20.6 million in Preschool Education Expansion Aid the governor is spreading across 31 districts for …

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LEGAL WEED BILL READY TO CYCLE THROUGH N.J. LEGISLATURE

New Jersey lawmakers have written a bill to legalize marijuana and lay the foundation for a commercial weed industry in New Jersey. The details of the legislation were revealed by NJ Advance Media. The bill’s provisions call for what could be the lowest marijuana taxes in the nation, weed delivery and legalized possession and personal use …

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