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NJ Treasurer Nixes Millionaire’s Tax Hike [POLL/AUDIO]

Despite needing to plug a nearly $807 million budget gap before June 30, a hike in New Jersey's millionaire's tax is not likely to happen as a method for producing new revenue according to state treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff.

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NJ Movie and TV Tax Credit Bill Advances [AUDIO]

We could soon be hearing more directors yelling "action" in New Jersey. A Senate committee has approved a bill to provide tax credits to movie and television companies that shoot scenes in the Garden State.

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Distracted driving
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Distracted Driving Law Would Expand Under Bill [POLL/AUDIO]

It could soon be illegal to talk or text on hand-held wireless devices while a vehicle is temporarily stopped, under new legislation sponsored by State Sen. Dick Codey.

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HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan
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Answers Sought From HUD on Sandy Aid [AUDIO]

A bipartisan delegation of New Jersey's representatives in Washington got answers about Superstorm Sandy recovery money after meeting with Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan on Thursday.

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Top US Tobacco Companies Enter E-Cigarette Market
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Coalition Calls for No Tax on E-Cigarettes [AUDIO]

A group of nearly 50 independent small business owners have banded together in an effort to oppose the tax on electronic cigarettes proposed in Gov. Christie's budget.

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Drunk Driving
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Bill Takes Aim at Parents Who Drive Drunk [AUDIO]

A New Jersey lawmaker is sponsoring a measure to crack down on parents or guardians who are convicted of DWI with a child in their vehicle.

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Obama Hangs with Spielberg, Springsteen at Benefit

President Obama shared a table with Steven Spielberg and Bruce Springsteen at a benefit dinner, but broke away to chat with Barbra Streisand and Samuel L. Jackson.

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Gov. Chris Christie Delivers Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Address
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NJ Treasurer: All Spending Cuts on Table [AUDIO]

There is an $807 million shortfall in the current year's budget and the Fiscal Year ends in less than two months. How does Gov. Chris Christie's administration plan to plug that gap?

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Christina Renna testifying
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Renna: Kelly Not the Bridgegate Architect [AUDIO]

Following Tuesday's near-five-hour hearing, we still don't know who ordered the unannounced access lane closures to the George Washington Bridge in September, or why the directive was given.

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Asm. John Wisniewski, Sen. Loretta Weinberg
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Bridgegate Panel Alleges Christie Fear Factor [POLL/AUDIO]

After roughly five hours of sworn testimony Tuesday, the Democratic co-chairs of the joint legislative committee probing the Bridgegate scandal said one thing is becoming increasingly clearer: the Christie administration operates through fear.

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