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Burlington County lawmakers aim to make roads safer for pedestrians
Two legislators from Burlington County want to increase pedestrian safety on troubled roads such as Route 130 with stiffer traffic fines and increased funding for enforcement and safety programs.
Assembly panel approves bill mandating insurance cover ultrasound breast exams
TRENTON — Insurance companies would be required to pay the cost of an ultrasound for women with a high-risk of breast cancer under a bipartisan bill the Assembly Appropriations Committee approved today.
Lawmakers introduce bills to improve pedestrian safety
Two Burlington County legislators believe they have a possible solution for notoriously dangerous Route 130 and other roads with high pedestrian death tolls.
Assembly panel OKs bill to revamp tax incentive programs
TRENTON — Legislation to renew and consolidate several of New Jersey’s tax incentive programs was approved Thursday by the Assembly Budget Committee.
Senate Democrats preparing new gun control package
New Jersey senators are preparing their own package of gun safety laws, and it includes several of local legislator Troy Singleton’s ideas about how to crack down on illegal gun sales.
Lawmakers tout tax incentives during Burlington Coat Factory groundbreaking
FLORENCE — Burlington Coat Factories executives and state lawmakers wielded golden shovels Friday as they broke ground on a new 215,000-square-foot corporate headquarters to rise next to the retailer’s current building and warehouse off Route 130.