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Governor Phil Murphy announces a five-point Computer Science for ALL State Plan and FY20 Funding Opportunities at Bridgewater-Raritan High School
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David Madden
December 18, 2019 - 4:00 am
New Jersey voters will decide next November whether to legalize recreational marijuana for adult use. The governor promises to work for its approval, although he’s clearly not thrilled with waiting a year to get it done. Read more here.
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A marijuana plant
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December 16, 2019 - 7:48 pm
New Jersey lawmakers have passed a proposed ballot question to legalize recreational marijuana, putting the referendum before voters in 2020. Read more here.
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Vaccine
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AP News
December 16, 2019 - 7:29 pm
New Jersey's Democrat-led Assembly has passed a bill to eliminate religious exemptions for vaccines for schoolchildren. Read more here.
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New Jersey Capitol
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AP News
December 16, 2019 - 5:45 pm
New Jersey lawmakers passed legislation Monday to allow immigrants who cannot prove they're in the country legally get driver's licenses. Read more here.
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Jersey City police Sgt. Marjorie Jordan, right, helps fellow officer Raymond Sanchez to safety after he was shot during a gunfight that left multiple dead in Jersey City, N.J.
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AP News
December 14, 2019 - 10:32 am
Officials from states with strong gun restrictions have called for stricter firearm control in places with weaker laws to thwart traffickers, but the fatal attack on a Jewish market in New Jersey shows how fruitless those efforts can be. Read more here.
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Aftermath of Jersey City shooting
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AP News
December 11, 2019 - 3:16 pm
New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said at a news conference with other officials Wednesday that the two Jersey City attackers are prime suspects in the death of a man whose body had been found in a car trunk nearby over the weekend. Read more here.
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Law enforcement personnel walk near the scene following a shooting.
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AP News
December 10, 2019 - 1:59 pm
Six people, including a police officer and three bystanders, were killed in a furious gunbattle Tuesday that filled the streets of Jersey City with the sound of heavy gunfire for hours, authorities said. Read the latest here.
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New Jersey Capitol
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AP News
December 09, 2019 - 2:47 pm
New Jersey lawmakers have advanced legislation to permit immigrants who cannot prove they're in the country legally to obtain driver's licenses. Read more here.
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Photo of vaping devices
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David Madden
December 02, 2019 - 4:30 am
The New Jersey legislature is poised to vote on a series of bills dealing with vaping and the dangers it presents. Read more here.
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Gov. Phil Murphy
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David Madden
November 26, 2019 - 1:23 pm
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has now pledged his support to decriminalizing possession of marijuana. He leads the list of those supporting legalizing weed for adult use, but there's a logjam in the state Senate. Read more here.
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