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DOT Holding Virtual Information Center On Congested Area Intersection

FLORENCE, NJ – The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) will be holding a virtual Public Information Center (PIC) throughout the month of March to provide residents, officials and the business community with information regarding proposed intersection improvements at Route 130 and Delaware Avenue/Florence-Columbus Road (CR-656) in Florence, according to an NJDOT document released by State Senator Troy Singleton’s office.

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County-By-County Reopening Bill — One Business Community Desperately Wants — Scheduled For Assembly Vote Today

The argument — making the case to reopen New Jersey’s economy on a county-by-county basis — is easy to understand.

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Hospitals Can Keep Non-Profit Status But Must Pay NJ Towns An Annual Fee

CAMDEN, NJ — Hospitals in New Jersey will be able to keep their non-profit status as long as they make a yearly contribution to their municipalities, under a new law signed by Gov. Phil Murphy recently.

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From Lead Lines To Bacteria Treatment, New Website Shows Public How NJ Water Utilities Are Doing

Advocates want to use a mass of local detail to build case for massive infrastructure upgrade

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BurlCo Commissioners Applaud Vaccine Eligibility Expansion

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ – The Burlington County Commissioners are applauding Monday's announcement by Governor Murphy that COVID-19 vaccine eligibility is being expanded to pre-k to 12th grade teachers, child care, transportation workers and public safety workers.

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Opinion

N.J.’s Economic Recovery Must Include Black-Owned Business

Opinion

By Troy Singleton

Rep. John Lewis, the late congressman, civil rights icon, and fellow fraternity brother, once said that, “Every generation leaves behind a legacy. What that legacy will be is determined by the people of that generation. What legacy do you want to leave behind?”

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Why NJ's Unemployment Computer System Is Still Frustrating Applicants

When Anthony Williams called an automated phone line to get his unemployment benefits in December, the robotic voice on the other side skipped part of a question.

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Singleton Encourages Residents To Get COVID Vaccine At Roundtable

State Sen. Troy Singleton hosted a roundtable discussion with health officials to encourage residents to get the coronavirus vaccine.

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N.J. Cannabis Regulators, Key Lawmakers, Business Leaders To Speak At major March Event As Marketplace Takes Off

This week, New Jersey’s legal cannabis marketplace is slated to launch — and the cannabis business community is abuzz with anticipation from the opportunities in the burgeoning billion-dollar industry.

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Editorial

Cops And Arrests Never Stopped Kids Using Weed. Education Might

Editorial

Our state government has finally ended the war on marijuana in New Jersey, not only by legalizing it for adults, but by declaring that the practice of arresting children for actions that are now legal for their parents must end. Immediately. Finally.

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