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An NYU student attends a town hall to discuss the NYPD's surveillance of Muslim communities. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYPD Spying On Muslims Leads To N.J. Senate Committee Approving New Regulations

A New Jersey State Senate committee passed a bill Monday that would require law enforcement agencies from elsewhere to give notice when they plan to conduct counterterrorism surveillance in the state — a measure prompted by revelations about NYPD spying on Muslims.

06/17/2013

Vaccine

NJ Committee Rejects Vaccination Exemption Bill

Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee chairman Herb Conway said the bill was a “recipe for disaster.” The Burlington County Democrat, who also is a physician, said it could lead to outbreaks of preventable diseases.

03/08/2011

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly - File / Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

NYPD Appoints Panel To Study How It Tracks Crime

The group will start work immediately and spend six months looking into whether crimes are being misclassified. It will review the department’s Compstat crime reporting system.

01/05/2011

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NYPD Accepts Advice On Handling Sex Offenses

The Sex Crimes Working Group committee was convened after sex-crime advocacy groups said their anecdotal evidence indicated many rape and sexual assault complaints were classified as lesser crimes.

12/22/2010

Gov. Chris Christie

NJ Assembly Panel Takes Up Property Tax Reforms

The Environment and Solid Waste Committee was scheduled to consider five bills Monday that would give cities and towns greater ability to control their costs and therefore ease property taxes.

09/27/2010