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New Jersey Eyes Controlled Burns To Fight Forest Fires

New Jersey is on the verge of approving more controlled burns of underbrush on forest floors.

01/20/2014

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Chris Christie Postpones Signing Of Immigrant Tuition Act

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has postponed the ceremonial signing of a bill that lowers tuition costs for students who entered the United States illegally.

01/06/2014

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Gov. Christie Signs Bill Revamping Business Tax Breaks

Gov. Chris Christie has signed legislation changing how the state awards tax breaks to businesses and developers.

09/18/2013

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New Jersey Cracks Down On Drivers Who Go Slow In Left Lanes

Now, you could be fined up to $300 for failing to move over and keep right under a bill passed by the NJ State Legislature.

06/25/2013

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Gov. Corbett Attends Ceremonial Signing Of Bill Seeking To Improve How Special Ed Funds Are Distributed

The bill unanimously passed both the state House and Senate earlier this year and was signed by Governor Corbett in April.

06/14/2013

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New Bill To Be Introduced That Would Make Witness Intimidation A Federal Offense

It’s a scenario that Dorothy Johnson-Speight hears over and over from members of the group she founded, Mothers in Charge.

04/26/2013

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Gov. Christie Signs New Legislation Pertaining To Minors And Tanning

According to a release, Christie signed a bill on Monday that prohibits minors under 14 years of age from using spray tanning facilities and prohibits minors under 17 years of age from using tanning beds.

04/01/2013

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N.J. Bill Would Make It Illegal For Kids To Buy Violent Video Games

There’s a bid in the New Jersey legislature to make it illegal for youngsters to purchase violent video games, at least on their own.

03/30/2013

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Bill Toughens Penalties For Texting, Talking Drivers In New Jersey

Motorists who can’t put down their cellphones might face tougher penalties in New Jersey.

03/22/2013

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New Jersey Dog Fighting Bill Moves To State Assembly

Efforts to combat dog fighting got a big boost in a New Jersey assembly committee, which has cleared a bill that tightens animal cruelty laws in the state.

03/14/2013

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Online Gambling Becomes Reality In New Jersey

The next big bet in Atlantic City won’t be on the casino floor. Instead of slot machines and table games, casinos are wagering the future is in online gambling.

02/26/2013

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Proposed Bill Focuses On Crime At Philadelphia Rec Centers

An apparent uptick in violence at city recreation centers is prompting a proposal from City Council for annual reports on rec center crime.

10/21/2012

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Pennsylvania Electoral College Bill On Hold

The push to change the way Pennsylvania awards its electoral votes in presidential elections appears to have stalled.

11/27/2011

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Mayor Nutter Expected To Sign New Bill For Domestic Violence Victims

Mayor Nutter is likely to sign a measure okay-ed in City Council this week giving new protections to victims of domestic violence.

10/16/2011

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Delaware Governor Vetos Motorcycle Bill, Carrying Helmet Still A Requirement

Delaware Gov. Jack Markell has vetoed a bill that would have repealed the requirement that people operating a motorcycle carry a safety helmet.

07/14/2011

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