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Angry Christie wants more control of Horizon's board, profits

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 16:36
Horizon wasn't on the menu at Goya Foods' luncheon honoring Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday, but he ate them for lunch anyway. Will the Legislature join the feast? Claude Brodesser-Akner | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com http://connect.nj.com/user/cbakner/index.html
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Why so few N.J. parents are taking paid family leave

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 15:41
New Jersey Policy Perspective released recommendations for improving participation in the state's paid family leave program. Samantha Marcus | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com http://connect.nj.com/user/sammarcus/index.html
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Trump went wild on Twitter today. Here's the back story to 7 of those Tweets

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 13:54
President Donald Trump tried to shift the blame for any deadlock on a spending bill to the minority Democrats. Jonathan D. Salant | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com http://connect.nj.com/user/jsalant/index.html
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Christie has 'concerns' new Trump tax plan could 'hurt' N.J., but proposed the same one in 2015

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 13:48
The governor worries the Garden State could be 'unduly penalized' by Trump's tax reforms, but proposed eliminating the property tax deduction when he ran for president in 2015. Claude Brodesser-Akner | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com http://connect.nj.com/user/cbakner/index.html
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Has revamped Obamacare repeal bill swayed N.J. Republican lawmakers?

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 12:49
Rep. Tom MacArthur continues to be the only House Republican in the state supporting legislation to repeal Obamacare. Jonathan D. Salant | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com http://connect.nj.com/user/jsalant/index.html
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Worried by Trump's temper? Relax and watch this (we only bleeped out 2 words)

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 10:56
'Red State Roulette,' part of our ongoing series that takes New Jerseyans' questions directly to Donald Trump supporters, is back today. We meet Kyle Amiotte in Wall, S.D. Matt Arco | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com http://connect.nj.com/user/MatthewArco/index.html
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What will N.J.'s GOP say about Trump's ruinous tax plan? | Moran

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 10:50
Stop us if you've heard this before: The president's tax plan is a bonanza for the rich. Tom Moran | Star-Ledger Editorial Board http://connect.nj.com/user/tmoran/index.html
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Trump's plan to kill consumer safeguards will be catastrophic to N.J.'s working families

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 10:17
Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-3rd Dist.) and Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-5th Dist.), who are hearing this bill this week, have an obligation to the citizens of New Jersey to stop this bill in its tracks. Star-Ledger Guest Columnist http://connect.nj.com/user/njoslguest/index.html
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Climate change marches to mark Trump's 100th day in office

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 10:14
Organizers say it's time for the resistance to turn to protecting the environment. Samantha Marcus | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com http://connect.nj.com/user/sammarcus/index.html
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Princeton scholar: Interim nuclear deal in N. Korea will help cool hot heads | Opinion

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 08:28
With two leaders whose approach, when hit, is to hit back ten times harder, this could lead rapidly to disaster. Star-Ledger Guest Columnist http://connect.nj.com/user/njoslguest/index.html
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Phil Murphy just released a plan that would radically change how N.J. gets its electricity

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 08:26
5 things to know about the Democratic front-runner's plan to jolt how the state gets its juice. Claude Brodesser-Akner | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com http://connect.nj.com/user/cbakner/index.html
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Jersey City delays vote on municipal ID cards

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 07:51
The City Council delayed a final vote to adopt a municipal program aimed at helping residents who entered the country illegally obtain an ID. Caitlin Mota | The Jersey Journal http://connect.nj.com/user/CaitlinMota/index.html
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Legislature should restore funds to budget for Legal Services | Letter

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 07:30
In their 50 years of existence, they have provided free legal services to over 7 million residents in all 21 counties to residents who cannot otherwise afford legal representation. Letters To The Editor | The Jersey Journal http://connect.nj.com/user/njojjlet/index.html
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'No Section 8': N.J. warns landlords over discriminatory apartment ads

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 07:26
State investigation into housing discrimination sparks Craigslist changes. S.P. Sullivan | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com http://connect.nj.com/user/sp_sullivan/index.html
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Vote: Will Trump's tax plan clear Congress?

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 07:05
Vote in our informal, unscientific poll above and tell us how you voted in the comments. The Jersey Journal http://connect.nj.com/user/njojjournal/index.html
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The 7 big things they haven't told us about Trump's tax cut plan

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 06:37
A lot of questions remain about how President Donald Trump wants to overhaul the tax code. Jonathan D. Salant | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com http://connect.nj.com/user/jsalant/index.html
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Put Trump on Mt. Rushmore? What these visitors to South Dakota landmark said about that

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 06:05
We stopped at Mount Rushmore, so we asked visitors there if they thought Trump's image would ever make it on the mountain? Matt Arco | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com http://connect.nj.com/user/MatthewArco/index.html
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Jersey Congressman Tom MacArthur has taken the middle ground on replacing Obamacare | Mulshine

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 05:36
Tom MacArthur, a second-term congressman from Toms River, has put himself in position to be the deciding voice in replacing Obamacare Paul Mulshine | The Star Ledger http://connect.nj.com/user/pmulshin/index.html
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Could 4M N.J. residents lose affordable health care?

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 18:09
Rep. Tom MacArthur's proposal would allow states to seek waivers from federal health insurance requirements. Susan K. Livio and Jonathan D. Salant | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com http://connect.nj.com/user/liviosalant/index.html
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New GOP proposal for Affordable Care cuts even more harmful | Sires

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 17:52
The new plan would mean even higher costs on American families, even fewer people covered, and would strip key protections, including for people with pre-existing conditions. Letters To The Editor | The Jersey Journal http://connect.nj.com/user/njojjlet/index.html
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