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New Jersey Lawmakers Work On Bail ReformBail reform in New Jersey could move along with expected action in the state senate next week -- at least on one idea that could go before voters in the fall.
Sandy Victims Blast NJ On Lagging Sandy Aid Pace When Michael and Yvette Atkinson look around their home in Atlantic City, there are problems just about everywhere.
NJ Senate Panel Approves Legislation To Add Social Media Education To School CurriculumA New Jersey state senate committee has approved a measure that would require schools throughout the state to teach the benefits and dangers involved in using social media.
NJ Bill Would Permit Police To Confiscate Phones Of Drivers Involved In Accidents A bill proposed in the New Jersey State Senate would permit police officers to confiscate the phones of drivers involved in accidents.
NJ State Senate Approves Measure To Raise Minimum Wage, Assembly To Vote Next WeekThe New Jersey State Senate has passed, along strict party lines, a measure that would raise the minimum wage to $8.50 an hour in two steps next year and grant automatic increases in the future based on inflation.
NJ Senate Panel Okays Stronger Measures Against Texting While DrivingA New Jersey state senate committee has voted to substantially increase the fines and punishment for drivers who talk and text on a handheld cell phone while driving.
Same-Sex Marriage On New Jersey Senate AgendaAction is expected today in a New Jersey senate committee on a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage.
Carl Lewis, Back On Ballot In NJ, Says Court Battle Helped His CampaignNow the winner in two court battles over his entry in the New Jersey state senate race, Lewis says he is ready to put all the court proceedings behind him and focus on the November election.
Late Decision Expected Soon In Carl Lewis NJ Senate Residency AppealLewis has been barred from the ballot in New Jersey because the state says he doesn't meet the four-year residency requirement for Senate.
Carl Lewis Once Again Off The Ballot In New JerseyA federal judge has affirmed that the nine-time Olympic gold medalist failed to meet the state's four-year residency requirement. Attorneys for Lewis say they will appeal.
Carl Lewis Continues Fight In Court To Remain On New Jersey Senate BallotThe question over whether Lewis meets a four-year residency requirement lingers, at least for Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno.
Stigall Show Log 6.21.11Chris celebrates the New Jersey State Senate passing changes to the state's public sector pensions and benefits plans and talks to Newt Gingrich about his run for President.