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Sandy Impact on N.J. Economy & Education, Update on Sandy Recovery Efforts, Human Trafficking Crackdown, Tougher Penalties for Violating Cell Phone Driving Ban, Banning Synthetic Marijuana, Helping Diabetics and Police Avoid Tussles & Restricting Ammunition Sales Top Thursday Assembly Agendas
Increased Fines for Failing to Stay to the Right, Anti-Big Brother Act, Help for Domestic Violence Victims, Limiting Where Cosmetic Surgeries Can Take Place, Studying Impact of River Dredging Disposal & Helping Vets Also on Tap
(TRENTON) – Testimony on how Sandy impacted the economy and education in New Jersey, discussion from emergency management officials on the progress of Sandy’s recovery efforts and bills to protect consumers from abusive debt collection, combat human trafficking, increase fines and impose a license suspension for using a hand-held device while driving, banning synthetic marijuana and help diabetics avoid disagreements with law enforcement top Thursday’s Assembly agendas.
Also on tap are bills to increase fines for drivers who fail to stay to the right unless passing, the Anti-Big Brother Act, permit domestic violence victims to testify via closed circuit television, limit where cosmetic surgeries can take place, study the impact of heavy traffic disposing of Delaware River dredging material and helping veterans and military members afford college...
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Dismissed by Republican Governors' Association (RGA) Chairman Chris Christie, New York Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino plans to confront his tormentor tonight at a GOP fundraiser in Aspen.Read More >
Of friends, enemies, transactions and transportation: the evolving political relationship of Bob Menendez and Steve Fulop The image yesterday in Washington D.C. of powerful U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) walking the hallways with Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop sent a signal of Menendez’s willingness to get behind...
By JEFF BRINDLE Much has been written about the magnitude of campaign spending by independent special interest groups. But until now, there has been little discussion about the impact. During the 2012 Presidential and Congressional contests,... Read More >
"Gov. Chris Christie says he won’t campaign for the Republican gubernatorial candidate in New York because the cause is hopeless: Gov. Andrew Cuomo is ahead by more than 30 points. But he will campaign in New Hampshire, over and over, where the Republican is also trailing by more than 30 points. What’s the reason? It may be that New Hampshire holds the nation’s first presidential primary. It may be that he doesn’t want to mess with Cuomo, who knows where the skeletons are buried at the Port Authority. But one thing is certain: Gov. Straight Talk is spinning again. And it seems to be habit-forming." - columnist Tom Moran- Star-Ledger
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