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Poll: New Jersey Voters Go 50 - 47 Percent For Gas Tax Hike

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New Jersey voters tip 50 - 47 percent toward increasing the gas tax to finance road improvements and mass transit, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today.   This compares to a 62 - 37 percent opposition in a January 21 survey by the independent Quinnipiac University and it is the first time ever that support for a gas tax hike edges past opposition.

Salem County VoTech awarded $343K for new law enforcement, EMT program

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The New Jersey Department of Education will award six county vocational school district in the state a total of $3 million through the County Vocational School District Partnership Grant program.

Tuesday: April School Board Elections Candidates and Questions

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Around New Jersey several school districts will hold elections today for school board members and school funding questions. They are the last hold-outs from a massive wave of school districts that switched to November school board elections after a 2012 law allowed the change. Nearly half of those school districts are in Bergen County...

Schaer Raises Concerns Over Delay in Upgrading Computer Systems to Administer Welfaret Programs

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The computer system - known as CASS (Consolidated Assistance Support System) - was intended to streamline services and make enrolling in and managing programs such as SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), Medicaid, NJ FamilyCare, and Work First New Jersey more efficient.

Acting Governor Guadagno Recognizes Autism Awareness Month at Second Annual Autism New Jersey Transition Conference

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Acting Governor Kim Guadagno continued the Administration’s commemoration of April as Autism Awareness Month by addressing the 2nd Annual Transition Conference hosted by Autism New Jersey.  According to the CDC, autism is estimated to impact 1 in 45 children in New Jersey.

Lodi chemical plant cleanup nears end, 20 years after explosion, report says

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A plan to build a gym and pharmacy at the site of the Napp Technologies chemical plant would end a 20-year cleanup after a deadly explosion

Police report capture of coyote following Norwood attack

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Two more dens found near school in Bergen community

New Jersey Legislature To Denounce Christie On Pension Payments

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Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto announced on Monday that both houses of the New Jersey Legislature will officially inform the Court of its disapproval of the Christie Administration’s refusal to make the pension payments required by law.

Poll: Christie Must Go If He Knew Of Bridgegate

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New Jersey Gov. Christopher Christie was aware of Bridgegate, the George Washington Bridge traffic jam, Garden State voters say 53 - 38 percent in a Quinnipiac University poll released today.

Prieto: NJ Transit Fare Hike Plan an Affront to Working Class New Jersey

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Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-Hudson/Bergen) released the following s statement Monday on NJ Transit’s plans to increase fares and curtail services:
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NORTH JERSEY TRAFFIC ALERTS
NJ 208: DELAYS CLEARED
10:22 AM - CLEARED there are Delays on NJ 208 southbound Goffle Rd in Hawthorne delays due to volume.
NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE/I-95: DELAYS CLEARED
10:03 AM - CLEARED there are Delays on the New Jersey Turnpike/I-95 local and express roadways northbound from Exit 71 "(NB") - NJ 4/Broad Ave in Leonia to George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee due to delays on the George Washington Bridge.
NJ 17: DELAYS CLEARED
09:55 AM - CLEARED there are Delays on NJ 17 southbound NJ 4 in Paramus delays due to volume.
GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE: CONSTRUCTION INITIAL
09:52 AM - As of 951am, there's Construction on the George Washington Bridge westbound between New York Side/Lower Level in Manhattan and New Jersey Side/Lower Level in Fort Lee. 1 lane closed until 300 P.M.
LINCOLN TUNNEL: HEAVY TRAFFIC UPDATE
09:50 AM - As of 949am, there's Heavy traffic at the Lincoln Tunnel eastbound through New Jersey Side - Toll Plaza in Weehawken Twp 20-25 minute delay.
GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE: HEAVY TRAFFIC UPDATE
09:49 AM - As of 948am, there's Heavy traffic on the George Washington Bridge eastbound through New Jersey Side/Upper Level Toll Plaza in Fort Lee 20-25 minute delay.
GEORGE WASHINGTON BRIDGE: HEAVY TRAFFIC UPDATE
09:49 AM - As of 948am, there's Heavy traffic on the George Washington Bridge eastbound through New Jersey Side/Lower Level Toll Plaza in Fort Lee 20-25 minute delay.
I-80: DELAYS CLEARED
09:38 AM - CLEARED there are Delays on I-80 eastbound Exit 60 - NJ 20 in Paterson delays due to volume.
NJ 17: CONSTRUCTION CLEARED
09:34 AM - CLEARED there's Construction on NJ 17 in both directions Racetrack Rd in Ho-Ho-Kus. Left lane closed for repairs until 300 P.M.
NEW JERSEY TURNPIKE/I-95: DELAYS UPDATE
09:34 AM - As of 932am, there are Delays on the New Jersey Turnpike/I-95 local and express roadways northbound from Exit 71 "(NB") - NJ 4/Broad Ave in Leonia to George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee due to delays on the George Washington Bridge.





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