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POLICE UNITY TOUR TO LEAVE NEW JERSEY THIS FRIDAY

The annual Police Unity Tour bicycle event will leave New Jersey this Friday for its eventual destination of Washington, DC on Sunday.  The tour raises money for the National Law Enforcement Memorial which remembers those police officers who lost their...

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GOVERNOR SIGNS NEW DOMESTIC PET PROTECTION LAWS

Governor Phil Murphy has signed new legislation designed to better protect domestic animals in the Garden State.  The new laws make it easier for law enforcement officers to rescue animals whose lives are in danger.  Supporting the bills were local ass...

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SWEENEY: GOVERNOR WILL NOT TAKE MONEY FROM NEEDY FIREFIGHTERS

Senate President Steve Sweeney today pledged that Governor Murphy’s plan to remove $33 million from a program designed to help firefighters and their families in need will not be part of the new State budget.  There’s been a huge pushback on Murphy’s plan, and Sweeney today pledged it will not be part of any budget …

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SEN. BOOKER PROPOSES STRINGENT REGULATIONS TO GET A GUN LICENSE

New Jersey Senator Cory Booker is now proposing stricter laws when it comes to obtaining a firearms license.  Booker announced today that he would like a new program that would require an applicant to pass a safety course, have a background check, and obtain a license before owning a weapon.  Booker says it’s time to …

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MURPHY SIGNS LAW TO PROTECT BEACH ACCESS

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has signed a bill that is supposed to enhance access to public beaches.  The measure recognizes the Public Trust Doctrine and is intended to improve beach access in northern New Jersey where in some towns, access is limi...

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