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Assemblywoman Valerie Vainieri Huttle

Vehicles slow for tolls before crossing the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Call Made For Independent Oversight Of Troubled Port Authority Of NY/NJ

On a cold March day at the George Washington Bridge it was easy to forget the hot tempers of August 2011. Drivers and PATH train riders were angered by a Port Authority proposal to dramatically hike tolls and fares.

03/03/2014

A man smokes a cigarette. (credit: Getty Images)

New Jersey Weighs Smoking Ban At Beaches, Parks

The bill is designed to eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke at beaches and parks, cut down on litter and improve fire safety in those public areas. Smoking would still be allowed in parking lots near beaches and parks.

02/20/2014

Tyler Clementi - Photo: CBS

New Jersey’s Anti-Bullying Law Takes Effect As Students Return To School

With the opening school bell today, New Jersey’s anti-bullying Bill of Rights took effect, forcing districts to investigate complaints and take action.

09/06/2011