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LT. GOV: 2014 WAS BEST YEAR IN NJ TOURISM EVER

New Jersey Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno announced this week that the state enjoyed its best ever year in tourism revenue in 2014.  Guadagno attended the tourism conference in Atlantic City on Thursday and announced that the tourism industry generated $42.1 billion in revenue for the state, which represents a 3.8 …

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NEW JERSEY HAS MOST UNDERFUNDED PENSION IN COUNTRY

New Jersey’s pension system isn’t just bad, its the worst in the entire country among the states. The National Association of State Retirement Administrators released a new study showing the Garden State had the most underfunded pension among states. New Jersey and Pennsylvania were the only two states with payments …

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COURTS TO TAKE CHARGE OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING

The state Supreme Court has ruled that courts will now be in charge of affordable housing. The state’s highest court voted 6-0 to strip the state of control, saying the Christie’s administration has violated laws on affordable housing. According to the ruling, trial courts will have say on individual town’s …

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SENATOR MENENDEZ: I’VE BROKEN NO LAWS

United States Senator Robert Menendez says he has broken no laws, and he claims he is going nowhere.  Menendez spoke to reporters during the weekend following word that he has been under a federal investigation regarding alleged campaign law violations.  United States Attorney General Eric Holder refused to comment on …

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CHRISTIE IN IOWA SEARCHING FOR REPUBLICAN SUPPORT

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie spent his weekend criss crossing the country looking for support for his presidential bid.  Christie attended a dinner at Donald Trump’s exclusive club in Florida on Saturday night before heading to Iowa on Saturday to attend an agricultural summit.  Iowa is where the presidential caucuses …

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