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NJ lawmakers break for summer: A look at some bills that passed and some still in limbo
TRENTON — Like students on the last day of school, New Jersey legislators bolted from the Statehouse on Thursday night for a long summer recess.
Gun bills and open space ballot question among measures approved by Legislature
TRENTON — With the summer recess in New Jersey’s legislative calendar fast approaching, state lawmakers voted Thursday to approve a host of bills, including several gun control measures and a resolution to place a referendum on the November ballot to dedicate sales tax revenue to fund open space and farmland preservation.
GPS Tracking For Repeat Domestic Violence Offenders?
A bill that would allow a four-year pilot program in Ocean County to electronically monitor defendants charged with or convicted of physically abusive domestic violence has passed the General Assembly.
Cameras could be used to catch motorists who pass New Jersey school buses
TRENTON — The swinging red stop sign on school buses could wind up becoming more than just a warning.
Legislation moving through the New Jersey Legislature would authorize school districts to install cameras on their buses to catch motorists who illegally pass.
Sheriff: 1,262 tickets, warnings issued in Route 130 crackdown's first weeks
New Jersey’s most dangerous road for pedestrians quickly has become one of its most heavily enforced.
A total of 1,262 tickets and warnings were issued by officers on Route 130 in the first two weeks of a state and county law enforcement crackdown on speeding and other illegal driving behaviors that make Route 130 dangerous for pedestrians, Burlington County Sheriff Jean Stanfield said Monday.
Bill Aims to Aid Healthcare Price Transparency Through Claims Database
Transparency in healthcare costs is becoming a major issue, with recent surveys revealing a vast disparity in charges for similar procedures throughout the state.
NJ announces changes to handicapped parking program
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — People with disabilities will now be required to have their medical conditions recertified every three years to qualify for New Jersey's handicapped parking privileges.