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Singleton Bill To Make More Families Eligible For Child Care Tax Credit Signed Into Law

TRENTON, NJ — As part of an effort to help working families recover from the economic impacts of COVID-19, Governor Phil Murphy on Friday signed legislation (S4065/A6071) that will make significantly more New Jersey families eligible for the state’s Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit. The legislation will make taxpayers with incomes of $150,000 or less per year who incur expenses for childcare and other household expenses eligible for the credit for starting in tax year 2021. Under current law, only taxpayers with incomes of to $60,000 or less are eligible. The expanded state credit is based on the federal credit which underwent a significant expansion for tax year 2021 through the American Rescue Plan.

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Lawmakers, Advocates Push For Prescription Drug Affordability Board

Supporters say board would review prescription affordability and set limits on cost of medications

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Lawmaker, Advocates Urge Creation Of Drug Affordability Board

Pharmaceutical companies claim price controls would stifle innovation

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State Senator Pushes Lawmakers To Pass Legislation To Help Lower Costs Of Prescription Drugs

Time is running out for the state Legislature to pass a bill that advocates say will help lower sky-high prescription drug costs. But pharmaceutical companies say that the measure would be bad for consumers.

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Legislature Approves Bill Expanding Child Tax Credit

A fracas over Statehouse vaccine rules waylaid much of the Assembly’s legislative agenda for Thursday, but the chamber did clear a handful of bills.

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Talk of the Boardwalk

The New Jersey League of Municipalities held one of the first major events during the Atlantic City conference season, drawing a crowd to the seaside resort and offering an opportunity for politicians to offer election post-mortems.

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ADUs in New York City?

New state legislation could spur a much-needed boom in accessory apartments.

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NJ Democrats Say Voters Sent 'Loud' Message On Affordability

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Democratic lawmakers said Wednesday they got the message from voters “loud and clear” and will focus the remaining weeks of their current session on affordability, though it's unclear what that will look like.

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Lawmakers Eye Reform After Slow Trickle Of 2021 Election Results

The glacial reveal of results from New Jersey’s latest general election has left lawmakers dissatisfied and with a growing appetite for reform.

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County's Holiday Market Is Perfect Place To Shop For Your Thanksgiving Feast

MOORESTOWN, NJ — As you think about making your shopping list for your Thanksgiving feast, consider supporting local farmers and vendors at Burlington County's upcoming November Holiday Market at the Burlington County Agricultural Center in Moorestown. 

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