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Sponsor Pulls N.J. Legislation On Illegal Immigrant Driver’s Licenses

Assemblyman Reed Gusciora pulled the proposal from Thursday’s Assembly’s Transportation Committee agenda, saying the bill needs more work.


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Christie Stunned By ‘Abject Stupidity,’ Fires Aide For GWB Traffic Jams

Deputy chief of staff Bridget Anne Kelly’s employment was terminated Thursday morning effective immediately, Gov. Chris Christie said.


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Officials On George Washington Bridge Closures: There Was No Traffic Study

Three Port Authoritiy officials testified Monday that there was no traffic study being conducted while access lanes from Fort Lee on the George Washington Bridge were closed in September, as was originally claimed.


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NJ Assembly Approves Social Media Protections For Employees, Students

The bills would prohibit employers, colleges and universities from requiring current or prospective employees or students to disclose user names or passwords for social media sites like Facebook and Twitter.



Proposed New Jersey Teen Driving Law Will Also Affect Parents

A measure approved Friday in a New Jersey Assembly committee requires parents and teens to attend a driver’s education class if the child is to obtain a license.


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Assembly OKs Raising New Jersey’s Minimum Wage To $8.50

Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver, who sponsored the bill, said the increase would help thousands of impoverished families make ends meet and would jumpstart local economies


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N.J. Assembly Passes Gay Marriage Bill; Heads To Gov. Christie For Expected Veto

Cheers erupted Thursday as the vote was announced, 42-33 in favor. The state Assembly passed a bill legalizing same-sex marriage just days after the Senate did the very same thing.


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New Jersey GOP Elects Bramnick New Majority Leader

Assemblyman Jon Bramnick of Westfield succeeds Assemblyman Alex DeCroce, who collapsed and died at the statehouse in Trenton following a marathon session last week.


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NJ Assembly OKs Bill Hiking Costs For Pension And Health Benefits

The divisive bill passed 46-32 with support from all Republicans who were present and a smattering of Democrats.


Consumer Rebates Measure Goes Before NJ Assembly

Legislation aimed at helping New Jersey consumers get instant rebates will go before the full Assembly this week.


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NJ Assembly Panel To Consider “Gold Star” Plates

Legislation that would create special license plates for parents and close relatives of American troops killed while serving their country will go before a New Jersey Assembly panel on Monday.