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Voters Head To The Polls In New York For Primary Day

More than 20 Assembly seats and four Senate seats are up for grabs. There is also an unusual number of contests without incumbents because more than 20 of 150 Assembly members and four of 62 senators have retired or resigned this term.

09/13/2012

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Donald Payne Jr. Wins US House Primary In Bid To Succeed Father

Donald Payne Jr. defeated five other challengers in the Democratic primary for New Jersey’s 10th Congressional District seat.

06/05/2012

Roberto Clemente Magnet School (credit: CBS 2)

Parents Still Outraged Over Plan To Shut Down 18 NYC Schools

Board members blame perennial poor performance but, they say, by redirecting the resources they can improve education across the City.

02/10/2012

New York Senate

Same-Sex Marriage Issue Takes Over Albany As Rest Of N.Y. Waits In Anticipation

There were passionate protests on Wednesday and still no vote on same-sex marriage from the Senate. Republicans, who control the vote, have yet to decide if they want one — or when.

06/22/2011

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N.J. Town Postpones Vote On Red Light Cameras Plan

Red light cameras aren’t coming to Morris County any time soon. Morris Township, the only town in the county to seek approval for the cameras, has opted out.

04/29/2011

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Bill Would Encourage NJ Businesses To Hire Ex-Cons

By a vote of 7-4, , a state Senate committee approved a bill that would permit counties and towns to set aside a percentage of their public contracts for companies that employ ex-cons.

12/15/2010

NJ Senate Weighs Defying Governor Over Marijuana

The vote is scheduled even though Christie and the state Assembly’s prime sponsor of medical marijuana struck a deal on regulations last week.

12/10/2010

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