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Patent trolls: New Jersey out to stop companies unfairly profiting from patents (NJBiz)
They are called “patent trolls” — and that's the nice nickname. Their critics feel what they do is not so nice. Or ethical. Or really anything other than a shakedown or a shameful money grab.
Elected officials to get an earful at community meeting
By STEVEN HART
HAINESPORT - A New Jersey assemblyman will be there. So will a Burlington County freeholder. As well as officials from the township, Pemberton Township and Westampton.
Legislative panels advance arbitration award cap extension (Burlington County Times)
TRENTON — New Jersey lawmakers are racing to extend a cap on salary hikes that arbitrators can award to police and firefighter unions before it expires next week.
LEGISLATIVE ROUNDUP: Gamblers can self-exclude without admitting problem (Courier Post Online)
The state Assembly last week unanimously passed legislation that allows a person to enter the gambling self-exclusion list without acknowledging a problem.
‘Breakfast After the Bell’ Rings True in Efforts to Combat Kids' Hunger
Reasons why school kids go hungry in the morning range from not having breakfast available at home to being embarrassed about getting a free before-school meal.
Singleton Introduces Legislative Package to Reignite New Jersey’s Manufacturing Industry
Assemblyman Troy Singleton (D- Burlington) introduced a comprehensive legislative package Thursday to create jobs and accelerate the state's economic recovery by reigniting New Jersey's manufacturing industry.