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Protecting Taxpayers from Lax Public Contractors Following Sandy, Creating Voluntary Registry to Help Avoid Problems Between Law Enforcement and the Disabled, Permitting Community Service in Lieu of Court Fines & Green and Blue Acres Funding Top Assembly Agendas
(TRENTON) – Timely legislation to protect taxpayers from lax public contractors and bills to create a voluntary registry for individuals with mental illness or developmental disability to help avoid problems with law enforcement, appropriate Green and Blue Acres funding and permit community service in lieu of Municipal Court fines are among bills to be heard Monday by Assembly committees...
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Gov. Chris Christie will head to New Hampshire on Wednesday to stump for GOP hopefuls Walt Havenstein (governor) and Scott Brown (U.S. Senate).Read More >
Stockton Poll: Christie approval rating at 53% in NJ; Obama's at 44% Gov. Chris Christie’s approval ratings in New Jersey crack 50%, while fewer voters approve of the job President Obama is doing, according to a Stockton Polling Institute poll released today. (Pizarro/PolitickerNJ) http://www.politickernj.com/81166/stockton-poll-christie-approval-rating-53-nj-obamas-44 NJ...
By MICHAEL W. KLEIN In his weekly radio address on August 16, President Obama challenged colleges “to do their part to bring down costs” and lighten the tuition burden on students. The state colleges and universities in New Jersey have... Read More >
"The Republican Governors Association raised $130,000 from tobacco companies during Christie’s stint as the group’s chairman, according to the most recent filings in June. The veto allows Christie to keep the peace with tobacco companies — and may very well prevent them from investing heavily in a presidential campaign for U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, whose operatives could use the cash to finance attack ads against Christie in a tight primary contest." - columnist Charles Stile- The Bergen Record
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