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The Federal government won’t allow New Jersey’s largest health insurer to offer plans it recently had to cancel, despite President Obama’s declaration that people could keep their insurance if they liked it.
New Jersey’s individual taxes stay high, while the state legislature changes its mind on economic opportunity act that cuts corporate taxes in certain areas.
Irvington, NJ, plans to use eminent domain to seize underwater mortgages from investors who loaned money to its residents. While city politicians mean well in trying to help residents, Federal agencies decry the plan as illegal and disastrous for the entire home mortgage market.
Central New Jersey residents protest red light cameras that automatically send $85 tickets to drivers at many intersections. The Piscataway Town Council supports the red light camera program, which has resulted in a 50% increase in accidents as drivers stop short at yellow lights — and are often hit from behind.
New Jersey manufacturer Henry Repeating Arms will make steel centerfire rifles in a new Wisconsin factory in 2014. NJ has some of the nation’s toughest gun laws, and many firearms manufacturers have relocated away from the Northeast due to offensive state gun laws or other pressures against the firearm business.
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Question 2 pegs minimum wage to the Constitution
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Halloween Proclamation now missing from website
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Search for truth & justice is being ignored
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A student's perspective on the minimum wage
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Insurance Brokers might also suffer
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Money In Newark schools doesn't help kids
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Average people understand economics
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Security woes add to Obamacare failures
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Has the change been positive?
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Newark continues to struggle under Booker
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