Steve Sweeney

NJ Senate Hearing To Focus On Possibility Of Legalizing MarijuanaLawmakers are closely studying Colorado, Oregon and Washington, where pot use has been legalized.
NJ Senate President Wants To See Hudson Tunnel Project Get Moving QuicklyNew York and New Jersey might have to come up with $10 billion and could seek federal low-interest loans.
With Christie On The Campaign Trail, Democrats Pickup Three Seats In New JerseyIt remained to be seen how the election results would impact issues like funding road projects and pension reform.
Weeklong Protest In NJ Aims To Shine Light On Still-Struggling Sandy VictimsThey're hoping to convince lawmakers to act so that just about everyone is back home by Sandy's fourth anniversary.
NJ Lawmakers To Take Another Shot At Passing Gun Safety BillA renewed effort is underway by New Jersey State Senate President Steve Sweeney and other officials to enact another gun safety bill.
NJ Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Raise Taxes On MillionairesSenate President Steve Sweeney has introduced a bill raising taxes on residents earning more than a $1 million.
Role Of Government Powers At Issue In NJ Pension CaseNew Jersey's top court weighed the budget repercussions of ruling on a pension dispute between Gov. Chris Christie and public workers' unions on Wednesday.
NJ Republicans Blast Sweeney's Plan To Tax MillionairesState Senate President Steve Sweeney plans to introduce a tax on millionaires in order to help the state make a nearly $3 billion public pension payment.
Garden State Farmers Looking to Boost Interest In Local Farms, NurseriesNow that it's time to spruce up the flower beds, Garden State farmers are looking for business.
Health Officials: Ebola Monitoring Has Cost New Jersey $2.6 MillionThe state Health Department said 641 of the more than 1,400 people traveling from Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone from October to March were monitored for Ebola for 21 days.
NJ Senate President Rips Christie's Social Security ProposalSpeaking in New Hampshire on Tuesday, Christie unveiled his national proposal to reform the Social Security system, which includes reducing payments for those making over $80,000 while phasing out Social Security altogether for those bringing in over $200,000.
Sweeney Calls For NJ Transportation 'Master Plan'Sen. Steve Sweeney on Wednesday introduced Kris Kolluri and Martin Robins as advisers to help the West Deptford Democrat craft a long-term plan.
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