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SJ residents hope ‘little bridge’ reopens

MOUNT LAUREL – The fate of the Centerton Road Bridge is still up in the air, but residents hope officials finally reopen it to cars and trucks.

A final decision could come soon on whether the historic bridge, which connects Mount Laurel to Willingboro and Westampton, reopens or permanently closes to vehicular traffic.

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Lawmakers applaud state rescue of Vets4Warriors hotline

MOUNT HOLLY — Federal funding for a Rutgers University-run hotline for troubled military members and their families will officially end Saturday, but the veterans who man the phones will still be working.

Thanks to an $8 million appropriation included in the New Jersey budget, the Vets4Warriors program will remain active and in full service across the United States and abroad.

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Court Allows Christie to Hide $1 Million in AmEx Charges for Travel

Superior Court judge rules that making information public about Christie’s food, lodging, and transportation could compromise his security in future

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Christie vetoes quarterly N.J. pension payments bill, $300M 'pre-payment'

TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie on Monday vetoed bills pushed by legislative Democrats seeking to force the state to make quarterly payments to the state pension system, and to make a $300 million "prepayment" for the last fiscal year.

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Singleton Disappointed over Christie Veto of Pension Payment Measure

(TRENTON) – Assemblyman Troy Singleton expressed his disappointment Monday over Gov. Christies’ veto of legislation he sponsored that would have required the state to apply a $300 million surplus towards a supplemental state appropriation for additional employer contributions to the state pension systems:

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Christie vetoes two pension bills, signs 29 others

TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie signed nearly 30 pieces of legislation into law Monday, but a bill to force the administration to apply $300 million of budget surplus to the state’s public employee pension systems did not make the cut.

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Sponsors of Bill to Stop Surprise Out-of-Network Medical Costs Push On

Legislators involved in effort ask advocates and opponents to submit changes, plan stakeholder meeting at summer’s end

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N.J. decides not to up the ante on PARCC for teacher ratings

Teacher evaluations will be based on the same factors in 2015-16 as they were last year, the state Department of Education announced Wednesday.

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N.J. leads nation for number of hospitals penalized for high readmissions

Most hospitals in New Jersey will once again pay a penalty for failing to prevent re-admissions among its elderly patients within 30 days of discharge, according to an analysis by Kaiser Health News.

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The time to invest in our future is now - Guest Opinion - Burlington County Times

The banking meltdown of 2008 was a rude awakening for many to take a more direct role in their own financial future.

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