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DEP Commissioner LaTourette Launches Additional Environmental Justice Initiatives

(21/P036) TRENTON –As the Murphy Administration continues its work to further the promise of environmental justice for all New Jersey residents, Commissioner of Environmental Protection Shawn LaTourette is launching a series of initiatives to ensure strong community involvement in state actions intended to improve the environment, public health and quality of life in communities historically overburdened by pollution.

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New Law Exposes Influence In Drug Review Board, Says Singleton

TRENTON, NJ — Conflicts of interest by members of the state's entity that reviews and recommends drug utilization review protocols for medications must now be disclosed under a law sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton (D-Burlington). Governor Phil Murphy signed that law on Monday, which requires public members of the New Jersey Drug Utilization Review Board to submit disclosures of financial interests and involvement in pharmaceutical distributors, manufacturers or benefits managers.

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Burlington County Legislators Launch Holiday Toy Drive

​State representatives in New Jersey's 7th Legislative District are hosting a holiday toy drive to benefit the Toys for Tots.

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Kids 5-11 Can Get COVID-19 Vaccine At Burlington County Clinic

BURLINGTON COUNTY, NJ — Families in Burlington County will be able to get their 5- to 11-year-olds vaccinated against COVID-19 at an upcoming special three-day clinic, the county announced Wednesday morning.

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"State Of The County" Highlights BurlCo's Help For Businesses, Families

RIVERSIDE, NJ – Burlington County Commissioner Director Felicia Hopson highlighted the County’s actions to help residents and businesses recover from the COVID-19 pandemic this year as part of her keynote address at Monday night's Burlington County Regional Chamber of Commerce’s annual State of the County event.

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Burlington County Creates Map Showcasing Women-Owned Businesses

October is National Women’s Small Business Month and the Burlington County Commissioners are highlighting businesses owned by women in Burlington County.

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Driver’s License Test Available At Another N.J. College To Ease Demand At MVC Locations

Teens and other student drivers who’ve been frustrated by a lack of appointments to take driver’s license knowledge tests at a state Motor Vehicle Commission agency will get another chance to make an appointment to be tested at Rowan College this weekend.

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Editorial

Where’s the beef in MVC excuses?

Editorial

To illustrate the point of this editorial, an old joke requires you to think back to when meat was an affordable commodity. It involves two butcher shops and one of their customers, but vegans can play along.

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N.J. senator wants motor vehicle agencies reopened to pre-pandemic service. Can they do it?

Americans are struggling to afford the high cost of healthcare in this country. As many as 24% of New Jersey residents reported that they did not fill a prescription due to cost, and polling shows that 59% of New Jerseyans are concerned about the cost of prescription drugs.

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Singleton Calls on Motor Vehicle Commission to Reopen for All Transactions

MOORESTOWN, NJ  State Senator Troy Singleton is calling on the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) to reopen its agencies for all transactions.

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