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New Jersey Bill Could Reduce Length Of Time Inmates Are Kept In Solitary Confinement

A bill now under senate consideration would reduce the length of time someone is kept in isolation and require corrections officials to develop alternatives.

02/15/2015

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Expert Discusses If Third Time Could Be A Charm For Selling Revel Casino

In the ongoing drama that is the fate of the shuttered Revel Casino, a bankruptcy judge could well throw out a second deal to sell the place next week.

02/14/2015

(Gov. Chris Christie and his wife, Mary Pat Foster, outside the prime minister's residence in London on February 3rd.  Photo by Carl Court/ Getty Images)

New Poll Gives Christie Worst Rating Ever Among New Jersey Voters

His job approval rating is at 52 percent “unfavorable,” against 42 percent “favorable,” according to the poll.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/13/2015

The Atlantic City boardwalk. (Credit: Ashley Wolf)

With Less Competition, Atlantic City Casinos Doing Better

Together the remaining casinos took in an extra $31 million, and that takes into account a $3 million drop at the Taj Mahal, the only loser of the lot.

02/12/2015

Tom Wolf poses for a "selfie" outside Philadelphia City Hall on Election Day 2014. (Credit: Mike Dunn/ KYW Newsradio)

Gov. Wolf Says He’ll Try To Get All Horses Pulling For Success of Pope’s Visit and DNC Convention

“The pope’s visit is going to bring over a million people to Philadelphia, and the Democratic National Convention will bring lots of people. These are two great things for Pennsylvania,” the governor said.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/12/2015

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Burlington, New Jersey Mayor Switching To Republican Party As He Seeks Third Term

Burlington Mayor James Fazzone has decided to switch political parties, opting to join the GOP as he seeks a third term in the fall.

02/12/2015

(Glenn Straub, leaving bankruptcy court in Camden in October 2014.  File photo by David Madden)

Judge Declines to Extend Deadline For Purchase of Revel Casino by Florida Developer

Glenn Straub’s agreement to buy the defunct casino-hotel expired at midnight Monday. He wants another month to deal with utility issues and the appeals of commercial tenants who remain.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/11/2015

The Revel sign coming down in September 2014, after the shutdown of the facility. (Credit: Cleve Bryan)

Owners of Former Revel Casino Move to Void Sale to Developer Glenn Straub

Straub had until midnight yesterday to close on the sale, but didn’t.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/10/2015

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Septa, Unionized Workers Fight Over Staffing Levels in Federal Waiver of Regional Rail Work Rules

Federal regulators are being asked by Septa to continue a waiver of work rules on its commuter rail division — a waiver that the transit agency’s rail unions insist puts the safety of the riding public at risk.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/10/2015

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Effort Underway To Lower Cost Of Legal Help For New Jersey’s Middle Class

The New Jersey State Bar Association is working on a way to make legal services affordable for the middle class.

02/08/2015

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State Comptroller Says OT Costs Getting Out Of Control At Some NJ Prisons

Acting State Comptroller Marc Larkins took a look at overtime records between 2010 and 2012.

02/07/2015

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Federal Appeals Court Clears The Way For The Revel Deal, With One Important Exception

The order allows for the operators of the closed HQ nightclub to preserve their legal rights, should developer Glenn Straub close on the sale of the Revel.

02/06/2015

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Christie Vetoes Bills Requiring Public Contractors Use American-Made Products In NJ

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has vetoed a series of bills that would have required that those receiving public contracts use products that were made in America.

02/06/2015

(The Revel casino-hotel resort, on the Atlantic City boardwalk.  August 2014 file photo by David Madden)

Power Company Agrees To Another Week of Service at Defunct Revel Casino-Hotel

City officials have been warning of health and safety concerns, plus the potential for mold formation if the utilities are shut off at Revel.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/05/2015

(Gov. Chris Christie and his wife, Mary Pat Foster, outside the prime minister's residence in London on February 3rd.  Photo by Carl Court/ Getty Images)

Poll Shows N.J. Residents Becoming Disenchanted With Christie’s Diversions From Governor Role

Returning from a three-day trade trip to London that’ll be remembered more for a political gaffe over measles vaccination, Christie’s overall travel is starting to catch up with how he is perceived by the people he now governs.

KYW Newsradio 1060–02/04/2015

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