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NJ Assembly approves Moose's Law
TRENTON — Moose’s Law was approved Thursday by the New Jersey Assembly, bringing it one step closer to adoption.
VFW honors longtime member
WILLINGBORO — Levittown Memorial VFW Post 4914 has consumed more than half of Bill Miller’s years and nearly all of his heart.
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.
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.
Bill Opens Debate on Ultrasound Scans for Breast Cancer
Radiologists, obstetricians split on need for follow-up screening if mammograms reveal high-density breast tissue
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.
Bill calls for insurance to cover MRIs for N.J. women
TRENTON — State-run and state-regulated health insurance plans would have to pay for ultrasound screening for women with a higher risk of breast cancer, under a bill the Assembly Appropriations Committee approved today.
Well-deserved, but underfunded
It’s not often we support turning to the state to pay for something on a local level.
But we believe the dilemma some municipalities face over the property tax exemption for qualified disabled veterans in New Jersey calls for the state to provide the resources.
Singleton pushing for stiffer penalties for illegal gun trades
TRENTON — The New Jersey Assembly is scheduled to vote Thursday on 20 gun control measures aimed at curtailing gun violence like the Newtown, Conn., school massacre.