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Barnes & Johnson Bill to Outlaw Battlefield-Style .50-caliber Weapons in New Jersey Released by Assembly Committee
Potentially Destructive Military-Grade Weapons Pose Security Threat to NJ
(TRENTON) – Legislation Assembly Democrats Peter Barnes and Gordon Johnson sponsored that would ban the sale of .50-caliber rifles – powerful battlefield-styled weapons that would be devastatingly lethal in the hands of terrorists – was released Wednesday by the Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee as part of the Assembly Democratic gun violence prevention package...
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Lew Candura, the veteran chair of the Morris County Democratic Committee, will retire this year and back the organization's executive director, Chip Robinson, to serve as his successor.Read More >
Days Since Last Christie Press Conference (Jan. 9)
Bridget Anne Kelly’s attorney says lawmakers rushed to judgement An attorney for former top Gov. Chris Christie administration official Bridget Anne Kelly filed paperwork arguing his client shouldn’t have to comply with a legislative subpoena. The documents, filed by Kelly attorney Michael Critchley, argues lawmakers rushed to judgment...
By Suzanne M. Walters When unions representing local police and firefighters cannot agree to new contract terms with local governments, State law mandates that the parties submit to binding arbitration. A third-party referee, then, sets the... Read More >
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