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South Jersey Health Care Companies Fume About Cooper's EMS Takeover AttemptCompeting South Jersey health systems say a political powerbroker is strongarming legislators because he wants Cooper University Hospital, whose board he chairs, to get exclusive control of all emergency medical services in Camden.
Unions Suing Christie Administration To Force Required Pension Fund Payment"He’s short again on the law he signed, so we are taking him to court for the third time, with plenty of notice," says Wendell Steinhauer, president of the New Jersey Education Association.
NJ Senate President Says Christie's A.C. Plan Brings Stench of BankruptcyAnd if things play out as he expects they will, Steve Sweeney says he is ready to fight the governor's plan in court.
Atlantic City Mayor Postpones Appearance in Trenton As Lawmakers Consider a North Jersey CasinoAtlantic City mayor Don Guardian cancelled his appearance, a spokesman saying a personal emergency came up that required his attention.
New Jersey Assembly Approves Assisted-Suicide BillA bill that would legalize assisted suicide passed in the New Jersey Assembly.
NJ Lawmakers Eye Improvements For Plight of Female US Military VetsOne out of every five new recruits is a woman. They constitute 15 percent of the American military.
Law Allowing Sports Betting In NJ Signed By Christie New Jersey is moving ahead with plans to permit betting on sports in the state, but legal challenges could stall the rollout.
NJ Assembly Committee Postpones Vote on Mandatory Sick Leave BillThe current bill would mandate one hour of paid time off for every 30 hours worked, to an annual maximum of five days.
Paid Sick Leave In NJ? Legislators Will Take Issue Up In The Fall Newark and Jersey City already have such a law on the books. Cherry Hill Assemblywoman Pamela Lampitt is pushing the statewide proposal.
NJ Assembly Approves Limits on Size of Ammo ClipsThe bill would lower the current limit of 15 bullets to 10.
N.J. Budget Gap Now About $800 Million, Christie Administration ConcedesAnd it appears the next budget, for fiscal year 2015, might have to be adjusted to the tune of about $1 billion.
NJ Lawmaker Wants To Allow Non-Legal Residents to Gain Driving PrivilegesA bill now under consideration in the New Jersey legislature would allow a resident of the state who is not a legal citizen to get a driver's license.
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