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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in file photo. (credti: Kena Betancur/ Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Vetoes Sports Betting Bill In New Jersey

Christie on Friday rejected a bill that would have pushed New Jersey to circumvent a federal law banning gambling on professional and college sports in the state. The U.S. Supreme Court recently upheld the ban.

08/08/2014

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A Local Family’s Fight For Medical Marijuana

3 On Your Side Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has one family’s story.

08/06/2014

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In Wake Of Deadly Crash That Injured Tracy Morgan, NJ Lawmakers Want To Ensure Roads Remain Safe

Earlier this month, a Senate Subcommittee voted to relax current weekly regulations for truckers from a 70 hour work week before a long break, back to pre-July 2013 levels, when drivers could go 82 hours.

06/16/2014

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Few Drone Privacy Laws

Congress has ordered the FAA to open skies to private drones by 2015. Only two states regulate the use of drones by private parties who want to gather information.

09/30/2013

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Web Groups Sue To Block New Jersey Law On Underage Sex Ads

Two Internet groups are suing to block a New Jersey law concerning online ads for underage sex workers, saying libraries and other third-party service providers could be at risk of prosecution.

07/07/2013

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Mayor Nutter Signs Groundbreaking LGBT Rights Legislation

Mayor Michael Nutter signed a groundbreaking bill today, making Philadelphia one of the friendliest cities when it comes to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered rights.

05/09/2013

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Analysis: Why Pa. Finds It Difficult To Operate In A Free Market Economy

The Pennsylvania senate is considering a bill that has already passed the house. Its purpose is to do away with the state liquor store system, but most of the debate is about the sale of beer.

04/28/2013

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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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Legislators In NJ Seeking To Ban Construction Of Any New ‘Jughandles’

They might have been a good idea in the 1950s and 60s, but a New Jersey lawmaker says any new ones should be banned.

02/04/2013

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New Law Includes Legislation Sparked By Bucks County First Responder

President Obama has signed into law a defense spending bill that includes legislation that was sparked by the untimely death of a first responder in Bucks County.

01/05/2013

Mayor Nutter signing bill for 10-year, non-removable batteries in smoke detectors. (Credit: Steve Tawa)

New Bill Requires 10-Year, Non-Removable Batteries For Smoke Detectors

Mayor Nutter has signed legislation requiring that homeowners who have older, battery-operated smoke alarms installed to replace the batteries.

10/14/2012

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Advocates For Poor Continue Opposition To Legalize, Regulate “Payday” Loans

Opponents say payday loans put borrowers in a debt trap.

09/23/2012

Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi

New Jersey Assemblyman To Introduce ‘Snookiville Law’

New Jersey Assemblyman Ronald S. Dancer announced his plans to introduce the “Snookiville Law,” which will allow New Jersey towns to regulate the filming of reality television shows.

09/14/2012

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Gov. Christie To Utilities: Step Up Post-Storm Response

Gov. Chris Christie says New Jersey’s power providers must do a better job responding to weather emergencies — or pay the price.

09/05/2012

Teen Driving

Proposed NJ Legislation Would Expand Teen Driving Restrictions

Getting a drivers license is something most teenagers say they can’t wait to do. For teens in New Jersey, most can start learning at age 16 with six hours of paid certified instruction behind the wheel.

12/05/2011

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