Public hearings on Gov. Chris Christie's final budget began Wednesday in Trenton. http://nj1015.com/fears-of-federal-cuts-a-feature-at-first-nj-state-budget-hearing/

A new poll finds the leading Democratic candidate for governor is ahead of the Republican frontrunner, but most New Jersey voters have no idea who either of them is. http://nj1015.com/who-will-be-njs-governor-murphy-leads-but-7-in-10-dont-know-who-he-is/

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