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Bridge Commission introduces budget with no toll increase
By Danielle Camilli Staff writer

PALMYRA — The Burlington County Bridge Commission has introduced a $28.9 million operating budget that holds tolls at $2 at its Delaware River spans, keeping the cost to cross steady for the 13th year in a row.

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NJ lawmakers break for summer: A look at some bills that passed and some still in limbo - By David Levinsky

TRENTON — Like students on the last day of school, New Jersey legislators bolted from the Statehouse on Thursday night for a long summer recess.

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Gun bills and open space ballot question among measures approved by Legislature

By David Levinsky -

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.

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N.J. Assembly Approves Domestic Violence Bill

The New Jersey Assembly has approved a measure that provides new protections for some domestic violence victims and is named for a Toms River woman killed by her former fiancé.

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GPS Tracking For Repeat Domestic Violence Offenders?

By Kevin McArdle -

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.

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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.

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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.

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Thumbs-up for June 9

To lending a hand to New Jersey businesses.

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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.

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Troy Singleton honored by AMVETS-New Jersey for work on behalf of vets

Assemblyman Troy Singleton has proved to be a friend to the military.

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