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WBGO-FM Newark
Senate Democrats Propose College Affordability PlanDemocrats in the New Jersey Senate are proposing an 11-bill plan to make colleg
Senate Democrats Propose College Affordability Plan
WBGO-FM Newark / Posted 12 hours ago
Democrats in the New Jersey Senate are proposing an 11-bill plan to make college more affordable. The measures include expanding scholarships for top students, educating students and parents about available financial aid, and supporting dual... Read more
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Philly.com
To make college affordable, help students graduate faster, NJ panel says"where tuition costs at the public four-year institutions of higher education a
To make college affordable, help students graduate faster, NJ panel says
Philly.com / Posted 13 hours ago
"where tuition costs at the public four-year institutions of higher education are the fourth highest in the nation." New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D., Gloucester) and Senate Higher Education Committee chair Sandra Cunningham... Read more
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WBGO-FM Newark
Bill Would Prevent Owner From Reopening Casino After Closing ItA bill approved by a New Jersey Senate committee would prevent an owner who shu
Bill Would Prevent Owner From Reopening Casino After Closing It
WBGO-FM Newark / Posted 2 days ago
A bill approved by a New Jersey Senate committee would prevent an owner who shuts down a casino from reopening it for five years. The measure is a response to Carl Icahn’s planned October 10th shutdown of the Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City where... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
N.Y., N.J. lawmakers finally agree: New bus terminal should be in Manhattana new terminal on their side of the Hudson River and New Jersey officials resis
N.Y., N.J. lawmakers finally agree: New bus terminal should be in Manhattan
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 8 days ago
a new terminal on their side of the Hudson River and New Jersey officials resistant to building it in their state. But New Jersey Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg, whose North Jersey district is home to people who commute into New York,... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
NY, NJ lawmakers finally agree: New bus terminal should be in Manhattana new terminal on their side of the Hudson River and New Jersey officials resis
NY, NJ lawmakers finally agree: New bus terminal should be in Manhattan
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 8 days ago
a new terminal on their side of the Hudson River and New Jersey officials resistant to building it in their state. But New Jersey Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg, whose North Jersey district is home to people who commute into New York,... Read more
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Daily Journal
Sweeney stops in Bridgeton to talk school fundingBRIDGETON - There’s a lot in it for the school district here if New Jersey Sena
Sweeney stops in Bridgeton to talk school funding
Daily Journal / Posted 14 days ago
BRIDGETON - There’s a lot in it for the school district here if New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney’s school funding legislation is approved. Sweeney visited the Bridgeton Board of Education on Wednesday to detail his proposal that he says... Read more
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WBGO-FM Newark
School Funding Commission Legislation AdvancesA New Jersey Senate committee has advanced legislation that would create a comm
School Funding Commission Legislation Advances
WBGO-FM Newark / Posted 16 days ago
A New Jersey Senate committee has advanced legislation that would create a commission to develop a school funding reform plan. Senate Education Committee chair Teresa Ruiz says New Jersey's current school aid formula has not been fully funded for... Read more
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Philly.com
Christie ends income tax pact with Pa.; commuters could pay morehelp Pennsylvania, according to Sidamon-Eristoff. The governor's office declin
Christie ends income tax pact with Pa.; commuters could pay more
Philly.com / Posted 25 days ago
help Pennsylvania, according to Sidamon-Eristoff. The governor's office declined to provide a revenue estimate on Friday. New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D., Gloucester), who opposed the change, said he hoped Christie would be open to... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Christie ending decades-old tax agreement with Pennsylvaniato $35,000, the taxpayer would get a credit for taxes paid at home but then pay
Christie ending decades-old tax agreement with Pennsylvania
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
to $35,000, the taxpayer would get a credit for taxes paid at home but then pay some fraction to Pennsylvania. Democratic New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney said Christie is burdening New Jersey residents and called on him to... Read more
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Raw Story
Chris Christie junks tax deal affecting NJ residents working in PennsylvaniaIt is also good for low-income New Jerseyans who work across the border because
Chris Christie junks tax deal affecting NJ residents working in Pennsylvania
Raw Story / Posted 26 days ago
It is also good for low-income New Jerseyans who work across the border because of New Jersey’s progressive tax system. New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney said in a statement that ending the scheme is “the wrong decision for our state”... Read more
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Reuters
New Jersey Governor Christie upends old income tax deal with PennsylvaniaIt is also good for low-income New Jerseyans who work across the border because
New Jersey Governor Christie upends old income tax deal with Pennsylvania
Reuters / Posted 26 days ago
It is also good for low-income New Jerseyans who work across the border because of New Jersey's progressive tax system. New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney said in a statement that ending the scheme is "the wrong decision for our state"... Read more
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Daily Record
From pre-K to college, we need to investNew Jersey will continue to offer the well-educated, world-class workforce that
From pre-K to college, we need to invest
Daily Record / Posted 26 days ago
New Jersey will continue to offer the well-educated, world-class workforce that is one of our state’s greatest strengths. Sen. Steve Sweeney, D-Gloucester, is President of the New Jersey Senate. Read or Share this story: http://dailyre.co/2... Read more
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Philly.com
Christie, seeking revenue, ends 40-year tax agreement with Pa.$180 million annually for New Jersey. To a lesser extent, it also would help Pe
Christie, seeking revenue, ends 40-year tax agreement with Pa.
Philly.com / Posted 26 days ago
$180 million annually for New Jersey. To a lesser extent, it also would help Pennsylvania, according to Sidamon-Eristoff. New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D., Gloucester), who opposed the change, said he hoped Christie would be open to... Read more
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