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TESTIMONY GIVEN IN “AID IN DYING” BILL

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There was no vote, but lots of discussion about the “Aid in Dying” bill on Monday. A key Assembly committee heard from six speaker, three for and three against the measure. The bill would allow doctors to provide life-ending drugs to terminally ill patients through a process, including at least …

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MAZZEO BILL TO AVOID RAISING GAS TAX ADVANCES

A bill advanced Monday that would create a study to see how revenues could be enhanced along the state’s roadways without raising taxes. The measure sponsored by Assemblyman Vince Mazzeo would direct the New Jersey Turnpike Authority and the South Jersey Transportation Authority to study and prepare separate reports concerning potential …

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BEAR HUNT BEGINS MONDAY IN NEW JERSEY

Hunters will be out in full force in northern New Jersey Monday for the first day of the New Jersey Bear Hunt.  For the fifth consecutive years, hunters will help the state by thinning out the herd of black bears.  Experts believe a few hundred bears will be killed during …

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CHRISTIE VOICES SUPPORT FOR KEYSTONE PIPELINE

Gov. Chris Christie visited Canada on Thursday and expressed his support to create the Keystone Pipeline. Christie spoke with Premier Jim Prentice when Christie spoke on the issue. The governor noted that the country is missing an “enormous opportunity” by not developing it. Christie noted that environmental studies by the …

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