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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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Continued attention drawn by a federal investigation into the George Washington Bridge fisaco "could make it hard to put events behind [Gov. Chris] Christie as quickly as might be preferred," but a Wall Street Journal report today examines the New Jersey leader's chances to repackage himself as presidential material.Read More >
Faced with violent crime wave, Baraka, Fulop and Torres forge three-city partnership JERSEY CITY – And then there were three. That’s what it looked like, at least, when a late-arriving and widely beaming Paterson Mayor Jose “Joey” Torres in cream-colored suit joined political allies Jersey City Mayor Steve...
By Michael Capelli As a 30 year union carpenter, I learned first-hand how important it was to have the right tools for the job. Now as the Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the 30,000 men and women of the Northeast Regional Council of Carpenters I... Read More >
"And here was Christie — a tell-it-like-it-is, straight-talking, no-nonsense Jersey guy — telling about 60 members of the media what he really thought. 'Governor Branstad is a role model for me,' Christie gushed, referring to his 67-year-old counterpart from Iowa."- The New York Times
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