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Numerous Job Creation & Economic Development Initiatives Top Monday Assembly Voting Session Agenda
Bills Part of Assembly Dem Job Creation & Economic Growth Effort
Internet Gaming & Combating Foreclosure Crisis Also on Tap
(TRENTON) – Numerous job creation measures advanced as part of the Assembly Democratic job creation and economic development effort highlight Monday’s Assembly agenda, including bills to provide job training to out-of-work residents, entice businesses to hire the unemployed, combat workforce shortages, find jobs for veterans and spark the manufacturing and technology industries.
Bills to combat the foreclosure crisis allow Internet gaming via Atlantic City casinos and ask voters to promote property taxpayers savings by making it easier to share Municipal Court services are also on tap...
To read more, please visit the New Jersey General Assembly Democratic Office Web site.
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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