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Friday, February 14, 2014

New Jersey Public Radio

Another snowy week in New Jersey is coming to a close. So we thought we'd check in on some of the local weather news sites in the state - sites that a lot of residents have really come to rely on. Mary Mann with New Jersey News Commons at Montclair State University joins New Jersey Public Radio's David Furst to chat about Jersey Shore Hurricane News, Severe Weather NJ, and NYNJPAweather.com

 

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Amid Criticism, NJ Quietly Firing 2nd Sandy Contractor

Thursday, February 13, 2014

The firing is reminiscent of the situation of HGI, the biggest Sandy contractor, which was secretly fired in December.

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Top 10 New Jersey Towns Receiving Flood Insurance Payouts Since 1978

Monday, February 10, 2014

FEMA has distributed $5.4 billion in the state in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

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Botched Process Denied NJ Residents Millions in Sandy Relief

Friday, February 07, 2014

Three-quarters of all those who appealed denial of federal Sandy aid from two popular housing assistance programs administered by the state of New Jersey wound up winning their appeals, raising new questions about the distribution of the funds.

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Will Christie Leave Another Pile of Federal Cash on the Table?

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

NJPR

The governor has 2 weeks to spend millions in Affordable Care Act funds or it returns to Washington.

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Ten Sandy Contractors Give to GOP Group Headed by Christie

Monday, February 03, 2014

The national Republican group that Gov. Christie chairs -- and that helped to elect him governor twice -- collected donations last year from at least 10 companies hired by New Jersey for Sandy relief, WNYC has learned. 

A review of IRS documents released late Friday indicate that the companies, which ...

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American Dream Not Realized In Time For Super Bowl

Saturday, February 01, 2014

NJPR

As thousands flock to MetLife Stadium this weekend, the vision of a huge money-making entertainment  complex next door has turned into a mirage.

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Patch Fires Editorial Staff

Thursday, January 30, 2014

New Jersey Public Radio

Patch's new owner fired about 80% of its editorial staff on Wednesday. According to NJ News Commons, the firings occurred during a conference call with staff. Mary Mann, with NJ News Commons, is a former Patch employee. She tells us a skeleton crew will remain to run Patch’s 89 New Jersey sites. Speaking with New Jersey Public Radio's David Furst, she says the impact on local news reporting in the state could be significant.

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Christie Warns Against Sex Trafficking at Super Bowl

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

"To anyone engaged in this conduct, or somebody four days out from the Super Bowl who might be contemplating it: Don’t try it," Christie said.

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Toll Workers Ask Turnpike Authority Not to Privatize Their Jobs

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

WNYC

Find out why working in a toll booth on the New Jersey Turnpike may become an even worse job than it already is.

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GW Bridge Legislative Investigations Merge

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

New Jersey Public Radio

New Jersey Democrats have officially voted to merge two separate legislative investigations of the Christie administration. The state Senate and Assembly had been conducting parallel investigations into allegations that Republican Governor Chris Christie's aides manufactured traffic jams as part of a political payback scheme.

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NFL Players: Staying in Jersey City - Partying in Hoboken

Thursday, January 23, 2014

New Jersey Public Radio

New Jersey blogs are paying attention to the really important Superbowl stories. Namely, where to go if you want to bump into some of the Broncos and Seahawks when they're not on the field.

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Newark Mayoral Candidates, Teachers Criticize Suspension of School Principals

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Newark's state-appointed superintendent is facing criticism for the suspension of four school principals who spoke out against her "One Newark" plan to reform the city's school district.

The principals have been suspended indefinitely after speaking out at a rally last week organized by mayoral candidate and Central High School principal ...

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Why NJ's Democratic Senators Are Threatening Additional Iran Sanctions

Friday, January 17, 2014

WNYC

U.S. Senators Robert Menendez and Cory Booker from New Jersey are among just 16 Democratic Senators supporting a bill that threatens additional sanctions on Iran. The bill, were it to pass, could scuttle a signature foreign policy achievement for President Obama. But experts say passage is not likely.

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Methodists Win Round in Boardwalk Battle

Friday, January 17, 2014

NJ Spotlight

A reversal by FEMA means a religious community may qualify for Sandy aid for a damaged boardwalk.

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Overstating the Benefits of Consolidation

Thursday, January 16, 2014

New Jersey Public Radio

In 2011, residents voted to merge Princeton Township and Princeton Borough into a single town - Princeton. This week, in his state of the state speech, Governor Christie held up Princeton as a shining example of what consolidation can do to reduce the cost of services in New Jersey towns. He claimed a savings in one year of $3 million.

But Planet Princeton says that "$3 million" in savings is a myth that was debunked last year. Mary Mann with New Jersey News Commons has been following the story and speaks with New Jersey Public Radio's David Furst.

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NJ Gambling Revenues Are Way Below Expectations

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

One billion dollars. 

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Christie Mentions Bridgegate, Then Reiterates Old Proposals in State of the State

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

WNYC

Gov. Christie reiterated at the top of his high-profile State of the State speech Tuesday that "mistakes" were made in the bridgegate scandal, but he then quickly moved on to offer a range of proposals, most of which he has pushed in the past.

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It is Time Chris Christie Played the Humble Card?

Monday, January 13, 2014

WNYC

What was supposed to be a two-week long victory lap has turned into the worst period of Chris Christie’s political career. He’ll try to right the ship today in his annual State of the State address. Watch it live now.

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Feds Launch Probe Into Christie's Use of Sandy Recovery Funds

Monday, January 13, 2014

The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development is investigating the use of Sandy aide on the Christie Administration's "Stronger Than the Storm" advertising campaign.

The ads featured the governor at the beach with his family.

Representative Frank Pallone, a Democrat, thinks that was inappropriate because Christie ran for reelection ...

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