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New Jersey Looking to Buy Foreclosed Homes

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River Vale NJ, Holly Schepisi New Jersey State Assemblywoman for District 39 ,Currently, New Jersey has a total of 391,428 vacant housing units, according to Census data, with the highest concentration in Newark. These numbers are staggering particularly as we build hundreds of thousands additional units of court imposed housing in New Jersey. Why aren’t we converting even a fraction of these homes into affordable housing rather than building on every last remaining parcel? What is wrong with this State?

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Hudson County, Woman Charged Vote by Mail Voter Bribery Scheme

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Hoboken NJ, A Hudson County, New Jersey woman was arrested and charged today for promoting a voter bribery scheme by use of the U.S. mail, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced.
Lizaida Camis, 55, of Hoboken, is charged by complaint with a violation of the Travel Act for causing the mails to be used to aid voter bribery contrary to New Jersey state law. She is scheduled to have her initial appearance today before U.S. Magistrate Judge Mark Falk in Newark federal court.

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Stockton University poll : Hugin leads Menendez 46% to 36%

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MOUNTAINSIDE NJ,  Marine veteran and job creator Bob Hugin is leading corrupt, career politician Bob Menendez by a staggering 10 points, 46% to 36%, in New Jersey’s 2nd Congressional District, according to a Stockton University poll released today. This represents a 33-point swing from the Democratic House candidate in one of the country’s most competitive districts.

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Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey President Calls Murphy Administration’s Agreement with State Unions a ,”step in the right direction to cut costs”

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Paramus NJ,  Anthony Russo, President of the Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) released a statement on the agreement reached on healthcare benefits between the Murphy Administration and labor groups.

“The Commerce & Industry Association of New Jersey applauds Gov. Murphy and his administration for taking a step in the right direction to cut costs while maintaining high-quality healthcare for public employees in New Jersey. The agreement reached today between labor groups and the state will save hundreds of millions of dollars over the next few years yet will still provide public employees and retirees quality medical care while improving the delivery of healthcare for those enrolled in the benefits program. This type of effective, smart cost-cutting is what New Jersey needs to grow its economy.”

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Alligator is terrorizing Atlantic County Neighborhood in New Jersey

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Mullica Township NJ,  An Alligator yes and Alligator is terrorizing one Atlantic county neighborhood in New Jersey . Residents are being warned about letting their small pets outside after an alligator was seen on the loose.

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Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi plans to introduce legislation banning public officials convicted of corruption from holding jobs with state and local governments

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River Vale NJ, Assemblywoman Holly Schepisi said today she plans to introduce legislation banning public officials convicted of corruption from holding jobs with state and local governments.

“I believe in second chances, but not when it comes to putting corrupt politicians in positions of public trust,” said Schepisi. “This is a case about public bribery.”

Reports yesterday uncovered that the Murphy administration hired a former Passaic City councilman who served time in prison for taking bribes from undercover FBI agents. Marcellus Jackson was hired to work in the Department of Education with an annual salary of $70,000 over the summer.

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Middlesex County Freeholder Candidate Calls Governor Whitman ‘Another Out of Touch Political Elite Yearning for Attention

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Old Bridge NJ,  Middlesex County Freeholder Candidate Rich Castaldo released the following statement calling out former Governor Whitman over her attacks on President Trump and her comments this weekend about Republicans losing control of the House of Representatives.

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Mercer GOP Chairwoman Lisa Richford unloads on former Governor Whitman

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Jamesburg NJ, Mercer GOP Chairwoman Lisa Richford unloaded on former Governor Whitman on Facebook after the neighboring Middlesex GOP lined up the former Governor  for a fundraiser , saying , “for both her recent Trump-bashing as well as her record in Trenton “:

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Star-Ledger Posts Wrong Photo of Candidate

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Morris Plains NJ, Running for Congress in the battleground 11th District, Assemblyman Jay Webber (R-26) this past weekend had a laugh on Facebook at a picture the Star-Ledger used next to his name.
“Hey The Star-Ledger! #FactsMatter. Pictures too. And that’s not me,” he cracked.

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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Charges at Windmills

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Trenton NJ,  The Governors’ Wind & Solar Energy Coalition today welcomed New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy (Don Quixote )as the Coalition’s newest member.

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