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Higher Penalties For Texting While Driving In NJ Begin Today

Fines for texting or talking on your cell phone while driving in the Garden State have increased significantly.


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Christie Holds Commanding Lead Over Potential Rivals for Governorship

More than two-thirds of the 1,600 registered New Jersey voters questioned by Quinnipiac University say Christie deserves a second term.


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NJ May Go After Assault Weapon Manufacturers And Retailers

A bill will be proposed in the New Year that would require New Jersey to get out of any pension fund investments that involve companies that make or sell assault weapons.


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NJ Senate Panel Okays Stronger Measures Against Texting While Driving

A 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.


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Despite Uphill Fight, NJ Democrats Force Votes To Override Christie Budget Vetoes

Democrats in the New Jersey state senate were trying, with little early success, to mount overrides of more than three dozen line-item vetoes that Governor Chris Christie made in the budget.