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McHose, Space Welcome the End of the Red Light Camera Program

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assembly Republicans Alison Littell McHose and Parker Space today said there is no reason to extend the state’s red-light camera pilot program beyond December 16, when the failed five-year experiment is set to expire. “The highly controversial red light program is thankfully coming to an end,” said McHose, R – …

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Bramnick: SCI Report only a Partisan Summary

Associated Press – New Jersey lawmakers probing politically motivated traffic jams near the George Washington Bridge last year have found no evidence that Gov. Chris Christie was involved in the scheme. They did not rule out the possibility, however, as they have been unable to interview several witnesses. Investigators found no conclusive evidence that Christie …

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O’Scanlon to target Newark in proposed legislation forcing pension compliance

Source: NJ.com – Taking a swipe at Newark, state Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon (R-Monmouth) said today he plans to introduce legislation that would halt state aid to any municipality that is not in compliance with New Jersey’s revised pension laws. O’Scanlon said he is proposing the legislation after reports surfaced that Newark had not been collecting …

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Brown: Putting Casinos in No. Jersey will Cannibalize Atlantic City

Source: Press of AC – Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian abruptly canceled his appearance at an Assembly tourism panel Thursday, a meeting involving a prickly exchange between North and South Jersey legislators over expanding gambling in the state. A spokesman said Guardian had a “personal family issue” and could not attend the Tourism, Gaming and …

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Brown debates the future of gaming in NJ

Source: PolitickerNJ.com – Following Mayor Don Guardian’s no-show this morning, a hearing of the legislature’s Assembly Tourism and Gaming Committee featured a sparring match between two vocal lawmakers in the debate over the future of gaming in the Garden State, when committee Chairman Ralph Caputo (D-28) and Assemblyman Chris Brown (R-3) struck up opposing arguments …

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Bramnick: Nothing New in SCI Report

Assembly Republican Press Release – Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick, R-Union, Somerset and Morris, issued the following statement regarding the report by the Select Committee on Investigation (SCI): “The report is a partisan summary by Chairman Wisniewski that reveals nothing new. This is a waste of taxpayer dollars. The information released confirms that Gov. Christie …

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Bramnick Dismisses SCI Report:

Source: CBS News  – It has been more than a year since the lane closure scandal on the George Washington Bridge, and a legislative committee has been investigating why the three access lanes were shut down – snarling traffic. As CBS2’s Christine Sloan reported, the committee has released a report on the findings so far… …

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GWB probe finds no link to Christie; legislative panel lays blame on his appointees

Bergen Record – A report summarizing a yearlong investigation by the legislative panel examining the George Washington Bridge lane closures found no evidence of Governor Christie’s involvement but concluded that two of his allies acted “with perceived impunity” when they gridlocked Fort Lee’s streets apparently for political reasons. The committee’s 136-page report, drawing off sworn …

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Christie Signed Fiocchi-Sponsored Vo-Tech School Bills

Source: 98.7 The Coast – A set of education bills sponsored by Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi were signed into law by Gov. Chris Christie. The measures were aimed to help high school graduates obtain jobs through improved career development programs and improved monitoring of a student’s progress in the classroom. Among of the four bill package …

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NJ Assembly panel advances Angelini’s prescription drugs bill

Source: NorthJersey.com -A bill that would require pharmacies and physicians to instruct patients about the proper way to dispose of certain prescription medicines, such as Percocet and Oxycontin, was approved by an Assembly panel on Thursday. The legislation is part of a larger 21-bill package aimed at stopping the rise in opiate-addiction and heroin related …

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