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By Tom Hester | December 11th, 2012 - 11:57am
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Prieto on Tuesday Assembly Job Creation and Economic Development Hearing

Assembly Budget Chairman Vincent Prieto (D-Hudson/Bergen) on Tuesday's Assembly committee hearing on job creation and economic development:

"To the members of the committee, I appreciate all your hard work and dedication, as I know this committee often is called upon to tackle some of our state’s most complex problems. Today is no different.

"New Jersey faces great challenges when it comes to rebuilding after Sandy. That was never more apparent than when we recently had the chance to tour the devastation along the shore. Recovering from Sandy will be a major endeavor, but when we do so, we also must tackle one of our state’s underlying problems - the lagging economy and unemployment rate 2 points higher than the national average..."

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Legislation needed for publicly financed gubernatorial elections

By JEFF BRINDLE It is critical that the Legislature soon enact a pending bill that would ensure the state’s Gubernatorial Public Financing Program is available in the event of a special election for governor.  Not only is there no current legal... Read More >

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"I see Loretta Weinberg in the back of the room. Loretta, you have my eternal admiration for what you did to rid the Democratic Party of a certain political boss. However, not everyone shares that distinction." - Bergen County Republican Freeholder candidate Robert Avery

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