John Burzichelli

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New Jersey Assembly Approves Assisted-Suicide Bill

A bill that would legalize assisted suicide passed in the New Jersey Assembly.

11/13/2014

File photo: 2012's Paulsboro train derailment. (Credit: American Red Cross)

NJ Lawmaker Calls For Criminal Probe of Conrail Derailment in Paulsboro

New Jersey assemblyman John Burzichelli says that in the wake of a National Transportation Safety Board report that placed most of the blame for the chemical leak at Conrail’s feet, it’s time to see if the accident rises to a criminal level.

09/24/2014

(Photo illustration by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Push In NJ To Tax Electronic Cigarettes Not Met With Open Arms

There’s a good deal of attention in New Jersey centered on a plan to tax electronic cigarettes in the same fashion as other tobacco products.

04/18/2014

Emergency crews responded to the scene of a freight train that derailed in Paulsboro, New Jersey, and resulted in a chemical spill Friday, Nov. 30. (see full story) (Credit: CBS 3)

NTSB Launches Investigation Into Freight Train Derailment

The National Transportation Safety Board has launched an investigation into a bridge collapse that caused a huge freight train to derail Friday morning.

12/01/2012

FILE PHOTO. (Credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Mobile Gambling Could Hit Atlantic City Casinos Soon

The New Jersey Assembly has approved, and sent to the state Senate, a plan to allow for the use of mobile devices to gamble in Atlantic City casinos.

06/27/2012

(The former Sunoco "Eagle Point" refinery in West Deptford, NJ. Credit: David Madden)

Closing A Plant Will Be Costly To Companies If Proposed Bill Passes In NJ

Standing in front of the former Sunoco refinery in West Deptford, Assemblyman John Burzichelli is among those who want the company to pay for the loss of some 500 jobs.

01/26/2012

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