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7 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

N.J.'s slow handling of food stamp program could cost it money, feds say

Jennifer Velez, human services commissioner for New Jersey, is pictured in this file photo.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Agriculture, Science

Tue Aug 19, 2014

CBS Local

Poll: NJ Residents Split On Christie Veto Of Gun Legislation

New Jersey residents are split on Gov. Chris Christie's decision to veto legislation that would have reduced the number of bullets gun magazines can hold.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, US Governors, Chris Christie, Rutgers University

Courier News

EDITORIAL: Gov right to veto - feel good' billEDITORIAL: Gov right to ...

EDITORIAL: Gov right to veto 'feel good' bill Long-term unemployed would not have been helped by bill Check out this story on mycentraljersey.com: http://mycj.co/1oOZVO5 Good intentions do not necessarily make good laws.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, US Governors, Chris Christie, Opinion

Courier News

Route 18 bridges over Route 1 to be replacedRoute 18 bridges over...

New Jersey Department of Transportation officials announced the start of a project to replace and widen the Route 18 bridges over Route 1 in New Brunswick, Middlesex County.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Middlesex County, NJ, Trenton, NJ, New Brunswick, NJ, Rutgers University

JD Supra

Governor Christie Vetoes New Jersey Unemployment Discrimination Bill

In somewhat of a surprise move, in the same week that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed into law the Opportunity to Compete Act, which prohibits employers from inquiring about job candidates' criminal histories early in the hiring process , the Governor vetoed a bill prohibiting discrimination against the unemployed .

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie, New Jersey

CBS Local

In Ocean City's Back Bays, Where's the Water?

Ocean City is a dry town, but in part of that Jersey shore point, "dry" means a lot more than a lack of liquor stores.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey

Mon Aug 18, 2014

News12.com

Roxbury residents gather at Fenimore Landfill

Groups critical of the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection gathered at the Fenimore Landfill today to urge the state to reconsider its decision to cap the landfill.

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USA Today

Chris Christie busts a move at N.Y. charity fundraiserChris Christie...

New Jersey's Chris Christie did more than just party at a swanky affair in the Hamptons this past weekend; the Republican governor also climbed up on stage at the star-studded affair and began shaking it with Oscar-winning performer Jamie Foxx, according to a video posted by the New York Post's Page Six gossip column.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Chris Christie, US Governors, Jon Bon Jovi, Pop/Rock, Bon Jovi

Examiner.com

Christie's bridge scandal, Part 2

Last fall's George Washington Bridge lane closures have opened up a series of stories and developments linked to Governor Chris Christie.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Chris Christie, New Jersey

Sun Aug 17, 2014

FireHouse.com

Fire Breaks out Under N.J. Pulaski Skyway

A fire underneath New Jersey's historic Pulaski Skyway has sent smoke billowing over the aging structure that is in the midst of a two-year construction project.

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The Jersey Journal

Opinion: N.J. needs to rethink generous tax subsidies to businesses under guise of job creation

In an effort to spur economic growth in the wake of the Great Recession, New Jersey policymakers have turned almost exclusively to tax breaks and economic incentives.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

Stile: Hands-off approach on immigration helps Christie

Governor Christie at the swearing-in of his state Supreme Court nominee Justice Faustino J. Fernandez-Vina, left, who was born in Cuba.

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Related Topix: Chris Christie, US Governors, New Jersey, Immigration Reform, Rutgers University, US News, Illegal Immigration

New York Post

New Jersey economy may warp Christiea s presidential run

For a governor running for president, when the economic fortunes of the city most Americans associate with your state are so bad that even Donald Trump is suing to get his name off of two large casinos there, you know you have a problem.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, US Politics, Jon Corzine, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Celebrities, Donald Trump, Chris Christie, US Governors

ABC News

Christie Faces Mounting Suits Over Public Records

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took into office promising "a new era of accountability and transparency."

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Christie has no regrets about killing ARC tunnelChristie has no...

Christie has no regrets about killing ARC tunnel Gov. Chris Christie says he has no regrets about canceling a rail tunnel project.

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Reuters

Fire erupts under New Jersey's Pulaski Skyway during rebuilding

Work on a project to rebuild New Jersey's crumbling Pulaski Skyway ground to a halt on Friday afternoon when a fire erupted along the supporting base of the elevated roadway that connects Jersey City and Newark, a state transportation official said.

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New Jersey Herald

Fire engulfs part of base of New Jersey bridge

A fire underneath New Jersey's historic Pulaski Skyway has sent smoke billowing over the aging structure that is in the midst of a two-year construction project.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Sierra

New Jerseyans Organize for People's Climate March

Nearly 100 citizen activists gathered on the Princeton University campus earlier this week for a training session to help mobilize 10,000 New Jerseyans to join the People's Climate March in New York City on September 21. The training was put together by 350.org volunteer Rosemary Dreger Carey and New Jersey Chapter staffer Nicole Dallara.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Activism, Princeton University, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel, Rutgers University

ECNmag

Virginia Tech unmanned aircraft test site 'fully operational,' FAA says

The Mid-Atlantic Aviation Partnership's Unmanned Aircraft Systems test site program is fully operational and ready to conduct research vital to integrate unmanned aircraft into the nation's airspace, Federal Aviation Administration officials announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Virginia, Virginia Government, New Jersey

NJ.com

Deadline looms for N.J. immigrants to clear up Obamacare discrepancies

People who signed up for care through the federal website, healthcare.gov, but provided citizenship or immigration information that includes inconsistencies have until Sept.

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Related Topix: New Jersey, Medicaid, Health, Medicare

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