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Weekly Newswatch – June 14, 2013

John Currie

This week the Democratic State Committee voted to ratify John Currie, the longtime Passaic County Democratic chairman, as their compromise choice for party leader. Originally gubernatorial candidate Senator Barbara was fighting to put in Assemblyman Jason O’Donnell of

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Weekly Newswatch – April 5, 2013

Legislative advisors and the Administration appeared before the Assembly Budget committee for FY2014 budget overview and revenue forecasts. Legislative advisors now expect revenues over the next three months to come in $302.4 million below Christie’s latest revised forecast. Both will

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Weekly Newswatch – December 22, 2011

Week in Review

Horse Racing

Governor Chris Christie announced New York real estate developer Jeff Gural has signed a 30-year deal to operate The Meadowlands Racetrack. Christie also announced a separate deal to continue thoroughbred racing at Monmouth Park for

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Weekly Newswatch – October 28, 2011

Week in Review

Student Loans

On Wednesday, the White House reported that more than 71,000 New Jerseyans with outstanding college loans would be able to reduce their interest rates and simplify their payments by consolidating their loans under President Obama’s

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Weekly Newswatch – August 12, 2011

Week in Review

Toll Increase

This week, Governor Christ Christie blasted the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey for proposing a 50 percent toll increase. The authority manages the area’s ports, bridges, tunnels, airports as well as the

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