Sen. Raymond Lesniak

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Federal Judge Denies Partial Lift Of Sports Betting Ban In New Jersey

A federal judge ruled Friday night that New Jersey cannot partially lift a prohibition on sports betting in an effort to boost the state’s struggling horse racing and casino industries.

11/21/2014

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Federal Judge Blocks Sports Betting In New Jersey

In a decision released late Thursday, U.S. District Judge Michael Shipp in Trenton, N.J., issued a permanent injunction barring New Jersey from offering sports betting.

03/01/2013

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N.J. Sen. Turns Down Award From Boy Scout Group Citing ‘Exclusionary’ Policy On Gays

Sen. Raymond Lesniak (D-Union) said that he withdrew his nomination for an the honor from the Patriots Path Council.

08/02/2012