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Ciattarelli Bill Would Give Towns Authority over Off Track Wagering Facilities

Source: APP.com –  A public information session has been scheduled to answer residents’ questions about a proposal to locate an off-track wagering facility and restaurant on Route 206. Mayor Doug Tomson scheduled the meeting, set for 7 to 9 p.m. April 16 at the Municipal Building, “to address some of the misconceptions, incorrect facts and …

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Dancer Introduces Bill that Allows Drivers to Shine Light on Road Hazards and Speed Traps

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – If you have ever been rolling a little too fast on the interstate and an oncoming driver flashed the high-beams as a warning, you may be surprised to learn that driver was risking a costly traffic ticket of their own. “In New Jersey, drivers who flashed their lights to …

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Bucco Expresses Support for Ukraine

Source: TheAlternativePress.com – Assemblyman Anthony Bucco and Ukraine Consul General Igor Sybiga were just two of the dignitaries to speak before an audience at the Township Council meeting on Thursday, April 3. The passage of a resolution in support of Ukraine was well attended, with many Ukrainian-Americans present. Introduced by Councilman Roman Hirniak, the resolution …

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Bramnick Says Its Time for SCI to Turn Over Documents to US Attorney

Source: Newsworks – Gov. Chris Christie took a major political and legal gamble with his decision to ask Randy Mastro and a team of Gibbon Dunn lawyers to conduct an internal inquiry into the Bridgegate and Hoboken allegations in the face of a pair of ongoing probes by a federal grand jury and a legislative …

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Carroll reacts to Wildstein Going To Testify

Source: The Daily Beast – Jon Bon Jovi sang at Obama’s inauguration. Bruce Springsteen sang behind the Berlin Wall. Is David Wildstein joining this list of great New Jersey troubadours by singing to the U.S. Attorney? The website Main Justice reported late Sunday night that Wildstein, the Christie administration’s hatchet man at the New York …

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Bramnick-Burzichelli will Join Forces on Native Habitat Legislation

Source: Assembly Republican Press Release – Bill establishes “Native Habitat Certification Program” Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick will introduce legislation that encourages homeowners to expand and protect the native habitats of birds, plants and other wildlife. Bramnick is joined by Assembly Appropriations Chairman John Burzichelli, D-Gloucester, as a sponsor of the legislation. Under Bramnick’s bill, …

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Webber Discusses Problems with Bill to Increase Minimum Wage for Tip-Earners

Source: NJ Spotlight – An increase in the minimum wage for workers who rely on tips to $5.93 – which would make New Jersey’s minimum wage for tip-earners one of the nation’s highest – is being considered by the state Legislature New Jersey law currently allows tip workers to be paid $2.13 an hour, but …

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Dancer Bill Would Allow Drivers to Flash Warning of Road Hazards, Speed Traps (audio)

Source: NJ 101.5 (audio) – It’s not against the law in New Jersey for drivers to flash their headlights to warn motorists of a police speed trap ahead, but that doesn’t mean cops aren’t handing out summonses. Police departments across New Jersey are ticketing motorists under a statute against improper use of multiple beam headlights. …

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Handlin: Make the AG accountable to the electorate

Source: Asbury Park Press (Op-Ed by Amy Handlin) – Charged with sweeping responsibilities to enforce the law and uphold the state constitution, the attorney general is New Jersey’s foremost protector of the public interest. Logically, then, the AG’s power should flow directly from the people. Electing the AG is the best way to hold him …

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Fiocchi Trying To Once Again Make NJ Major Manufacturing Region

Source: CBS – A South Jersey legislature wants to make the region a more attractive place for manufacturers to set up shop, and has proposed a series of measures to make that happen. Cumberland County Republican Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi has proposed five bills that he says will help the region become a player in the …

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