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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.
Requiring Home Inspectors to Pass a Background Check Will Provide Added Safety
Assemblyman Troy Singleton and Herb Conaway, Jr., M.D. recently sponsored legislation requiring any person licensed, or attempting to receive licensing, in order to conduct property assessments, to receive an extensive criminal history check before beginning employment. This legislation was approved by an assembly board soon after.
In battle between Christie and Oliver, poor school kids are the losers
If you want to blow up a conversation in America, here’s a simple recipe that works every time: Criticize members of the opposite race, add a dash of personal insult, and wait for the explosion.
Competing bills would give more tax money to NJ municipalities
TRENTON — State lawmakers largely agree that the state should return more of the money it collects in lieu of property taxes from utility and energy companies.
Music, food and philanthropy: Pemberton Township fire victims get help from Florence bar
FLORENCE — A fire may have claimed the homes and possessions of 14 Pemberton Township residents two weeks ago, but it couldn’t make a dent in a generous and determined community.
Bill requiring home inspectors to undergo background checks advances
TRENTON — Legislation to make home inspectors undergo criminal background checks was advanced Thursday by the Assembly Housing and Local Government Committee.