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Assembly Transportation Committee passes ride-share regulatory bill opposed by Uber

After all-day pushing and shoving between union taxi cab drivers and non-union drivers, the Assembly Transportation Committee this afternoon passed a thorny labor-backed bill aimed at protecting the safety of passengers who use Uber Technologies and similar ride-sharing services.

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Choking in a domestic violence incident would bring prison time under new N.J. bill

Choking someone during a domestic dispute would become an indictable offense in New Jersey under a bill proposed by a group of state Assemblymen.

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N.J. Senate acts to force Christie administration to restore property tax info

The state Senate today passed a bill forcing the Christie administration to restore property tax information that it removed from a state website last year.

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Bill to aid schools with large numbers of military children sent to Christie

 New Jersey lawmakers have approved legislation intended to help school districts with large populations of students from military families.

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Bill establishing EDA loans for small businesses passes assembly

A bill aimed at helping small businesses go green passed the Assembly in Trenton on Monday.

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NJBIZ: Bringing out-of-network costs into the light

So just how are those doctors able to charge so much? Stakeholders point to a 20-year-old state law that was meant as a consumer protection. The regulation says that, for someone in an emergency situation, patients who have no control over where they are treated and who treats them are protected from paying out-of-network costs.

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Singleton bill aims to lower college tuition

A bill encouraging New Jersey’s colleges and universities to offer baccalaureate degree programs that cost no more than $10,000 in tuition and fees was approved Monday by the Higher Education Committee.

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Route 130 tops 'most dangerous' list for fifth consecutive year

Despite an ongoing traffic enforcement blitz, Route 130 has not been able to shed its label as New Jersey's most dangerous road for pedestrians.

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N.J. Assembly committee advances EpiPen bill

A bill cleared by an Assembly panel on Monday would grant civil immunity to those authorized to use epinephrine on someone suffering from an allergic reaction, called anaphylaxis, or any other serious condition it helps relieve. Individuals who administer the drug would have had to complete a state-approved program.

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Can You Pass the Citizenship Test?

It’s hard to be a good citizen if you don’t know how our government is structured.

Who was president of the United States during World War I?

If you answered “Woodrow Wilson,” congratulations — you’re in the minority. A whopping 79 percent of native-born American adults apparently don’t know the answer to that question.

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