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Lawmaker wants to allow state officials to cap prices on medical marijuana

State officials have stressed that they agree with medical marijuana patients who say the price of cannabis in New Jersey remains too expensive — but the officials say their hands are tied by the law, which gives them no control over prices set by dispensaries.

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Insurance Coverage for Prosthetics Would be Required Under Singleton Bill

State Senate passes legislation mandating coverage for athletic prosthetics

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Help ease N.J. housing crisis and we’ll give you more money for your town, Dems tell mayors

Towns in New Jersey that embrace affordable housing would be given higher priority for state grants under legislation that cleared the state Senate Community and Urban Affairs Committee this week.

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Editorial

End crazy zoning rules that block out even granny

Editorial

In the face of an affordable housing crisis, municipal laws forbid you from letting your granny live in your backyard. That’s right, you can’t even build a stand-alone unit on your own property – maybe attached to the house or garage – so that she has an affordable place to live.

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Burlington County Special Services School District Gets $1.4M State Grant to Support Transition School

WESTAMPTON, NJ – State Senator Troy Singleton and the Burlington County Commissioners applauded the New Jersey Department of Education’s decision to award $1.4 million to the Burlington County Special Services School District to expand a program for young adults with disabilities.

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South Jersey schools would bear the brunt of proposed state aid cuts, led by Burlington County

An analysis by WHYY News shows that 15 school districts in Burlington County would see some kind of cut in state aid.

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County Debuts New Mobile Outreach Unit for Youth Mental Health Support, Substance Abuse Prevention

WESTAMPTON, NJ – Burlington County has expanded its mental health and substance use prevention services with the launch of Hope One for Youth, a new mobile outreach unit that will specialize in serving county children and teens.

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There's a push in NJ to build affordable housing in backyards. Here's what towns are doing

Doreen Rearden loved seeing her teenage daughters bond with her aging father after he moved into a converted bedroom in their Montclair home. But both he and her family were looking for more privacy and separation. That’s when Doreen and her husband, Joe, first began thinking about building an accessory dwelling unit in their backyard.

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Singleton Hosting Upcoming FAFSA Workshops to Help Bordentown Families with Application

BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ — Are you a parent or guardian of a Bordentown Regional High School student who needs help with the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) process? Two events can help answer your questions.

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'Bring Health Home' Resource Fair to Focus on Health Care, Secure Housing

More than 30 organizations will participate in the fair

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