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NJ UNEMPLOYMENT RATE LOWEST IN A DECADE

New Jersey’s unemployment rate stands at 4.4 percent, the lowest it’s been in a decade.  The New Jersey Labor and Workforce Development office says we are still above the national average, which is a paltry 3.8 percent.  Over 4,000 new jobs were added in the state during the month of …

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MURPHY SIGNS STATE BUDGET INTO LAW

The new state budget has been signed into law by Governor Phil Murphy.  Murphy signed the spending plan late Sunday night and brags that it will mean huge investments into public schools, property tax relief, and New Jersey Transit.  Big tax hikes are coming to people who earn more than …

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LEGISLATURE APPROVES BUDGET SUNDAY EVENING

Lawmakers in Trenton finally gave approvals to the new $37.4 million state budget Sunday evening.  Lawmakers met through the day to approve the spending plan in both the Assembly and the Senate after gathering at 8:00am to discuss the compromise.  An extra $402 million will be added to school funding, …

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