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REPORT: TOLL COLLECTORS OFFER PAY CUT TO KEEP JOBS

A new report says toll collectors on the Garden State Parkway are offering a pay cut to keep their job. The Star-Ledger has the report that the union is trying to ensure that jobs aren’t privatized. The contract for the union expires as of June 30. The Turnpike Authority was …

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MEET THE CANDIDATES IN WILDWOOD MOVED

A meet the candidates night in Wildwood will not take place today. The Greater Wildwoods Chamber of Commerce is reminding area people that due to Gov. Chris Christie being in town today for a town hall meeting, the candidates forum has been moved. The event will now take place on …

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ROUTE 52 PROJECT SPEEDING AHEAD

Good news was released today on the Route 52 road project. State officials confirmed that all four lanes of traffic would be open during the summer, to help the flow of traffic into Ocean City. Also, it was announced that that the project would be completed five months ahead of …

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REPUBLICANS WILL HAVE PRIMARY IN LEGISLATIVE RACE

Two men who didn’t receive the party endorsement will be running in the Republican primary. Thomas Greto, of Lower Township, and Peter Boyce, of Millville, are joining forces with Paul Halley to run against the ticket of David DeWeese, Suzanne Walters, and Sam Fiocchi. Greto and DeWeese are both running …

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COUNTY WORKERS VOTE TO KEEP JOBS, EXTEND CONTRACT

A big vote on Monday will avoid all layoffs in the Cape May County government. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3596 voted overwhelming to split a five percent raise over two years at 2.5 percent each year. The concessions saves at least 35 jobs.  The …

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NEW FUNDING COMING TO STATE POLICE

A high ranking state official says new money is coming to fund the State Police. Attorney General Paula Dow said in front of the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee that funding the State Police was a “priority.” Dow said that about 100 new state troopers will be going through graduation …

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CHRISTIE VETOES VAN DREW BILL ON TEACHERS CONTRACTSS

Three bills were conditionally vetoed by Gov. Chris Christie. One of the bills was sponsored by State Senator Jeff Van Drew. The legislation was going to force school districts to use money that is saved through renegotiating to save teacher’s jobs. Christie said the bill isn’t clear enough and that …

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