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Welfare
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David Madden
September 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
New Jersey is increasing monthly cash payments to some of the state’s poorest residents.
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Wildwood Boardwalk.
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David Madden
September 05, 2019 - 1:38 pm
WILDWOOD, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The tram cars on the Wildwood Boardwalk won’t be making the full run for the rest of the season. Blame the condition of supports on the south end of the span, which need work. In fact, the whole boardwalk needs some work, and the mayor of Wildwood is none too happy...
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David Madden
September 02, 2019 - 4:00 am
Word that New Jersey’s gasoline tax will not go up this fall is being welcomed by retailers across the state
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Physician-assisted suicide patient
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David Madden
August 28, 2019 - 1:43 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey’s aid in dying law is back in effect, even as appeals are being considered by the state’s highest court. North Jersey physician Yosef Glassman’s efforts to declare the law unconstitutional will be considered in October by Judge Paul Innes, who issued the...
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Right to die
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Mike DeNardo
August 27, 2019 - 2:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A New Jersey court decided doctors may once again help terminally ill patients in the Garden State end their lives. The state's aid-in-dying law, or medically assisted suicide, was temporarily put on hold after a Superior Court ruling two weeks ago. The law would...
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NJ Transit
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Mike DeNardo
August 19, 2019 - 3:16 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy wants an accurate picture of the delays and cancellations that have plagued the Atlantic City Rail Line and other New Jersey Transit trains for the last several years. Murphy has signed an executive order mandating that NJ Transit make...
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David Madden
August 09, 2019 - 3:45 pm
SOUTH JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Changes are on the horizon for New Jersey’s controversial tax on shore house rentals. Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Friday that would limit the scope of rentals that are subject to the tax. The 11.6 percent tax, which went into effect last year, is similar to...
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Right to die
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David Madden
July 31, 2019 - 4:15 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A new law that takes effect Thursday in New Jersey will allow those with a terminal illness — who have less than six months to live — the right to end their lives with the help of a physician willing to take part in the process. But if history is any indicator, don’t...
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School kids
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Justin Udo
July 29, 2019 - 1:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey's public schools are the second-best in the country according to a new ranking by personal-finance website WalletHub . "It's great to see that recognized," said Steve Baker with the New Jersey Education Association. The ranking is based on measurements...
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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David Madden
July 18, 2019 - 6:42 pm
NEW JERSEY, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey has its lowest unemployment rate since jobless numbers have been compiled by the federal government. The June jobless number is down at 3.5%. That’s the lowest it’s ever been in the 43 years that the federal government has kept state unemployment...
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