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New Jersey State Police Uniform Voted the 4th ‘Sexiest’ in America

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  • Poll compares each state‘s police uniform for attractiveness
  • Texas Department of Public Safety’s uniform came top.
  • Infographic showing each state‘s ranking.

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Ridgewood NJ, Firefighters often bask in the glow of adulation for their heroic deeds and, let’s admit it, their eye-catching uniforms. However, their comrades in blue have been patrolling the sidelines of the fashion lineup – until now. When it comes to attractive men and women in uniforms, the police service is strutting out of the shadows, ready for their moment in the spotlight. Indeed, America boasts an array of police uniforms, each with its own charm and charisma, turning the men and women who serve into icons of style and substance.

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Race to Replace U.S. Senator Bob Menendez: Andy Kim Beats Tammy Murphy in her Home County of Burlington

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Mount Holly NJ, Andy Kim secured a significant victory over Tammy Murphy in Burlington County, his home turf, further propelling his campaign’s momentum in the evolving Democratic Primary for the United States Senate.

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Turn on, tune in, drop out: New Jersey Surpasses Milestone of 100 Cannabis Dispensaries Open

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Trenton NJ, just three years shy of the New Jersey Cannabis Regulatory Commission’s (NJ-CRC) establishment and just under two years into adult-use (recreational) sales, the agency’s dispensary directory now lists 102 medicinal and recreational cannabis dispensaries across the state.

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Rutgers-Eagleton Poll: Only Half of New Jerseyans Oppose Electric Vehicles Mandate

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (February 19, 2024) – Half of New Jersey residents do not support plans to phase out the sale of new gas-powered vehicles completely by 2035, as announced by Gov. Murphy last November, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll.

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Former Law Firm CFO Charged with Defrauding Firm of More Than $1.5M and Tax Evasion

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Trenton NJ, Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Division of Criminal Justice (DCJ) today announced that John Dunlea, the former Chief Financial Officer of McElroy, Deutsch, Mulvaney & Carpenter, LLP (the “McElroy Law Firm”), a national law firm based in New Jersey, has been charged with embezzling more than $1.5 million from the firm and evading payment of income tax owed to the State of New Jersey.

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NJ Treasury Encourages New Jerseyans to Search for Missing Treasure on Unclaimed Property Day

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Trenton NJ, in recognition of Unclaimed Property Day on February 1st, the Department of the Treasury is encouraging the public to find out if they are one of nearly 33 million people in the United States with unclaimed assets like forgotten bank accounts, unpaid life insurance benefits, utility deposits, and unused rebate cards.

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Holtec International Agrees to Pay $5 Million Penalty

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Trenton NJ, Attorney General Matthew J. Platkin and the Office of Public Integrity and Accountability (OPIA) today announced that Holtec International, a Camden-based energy technology company involved in the decommissioning of nuclear power sites, agreed to pay $5 million in penalties and retain an independent reviewer approved by the State to monitor future applications for State benefits, and in exchange the State agrees to defer criminal prosecution following a lengthy criminal investigation into applications by Holtec and a related company, Singh Real Estate Enterprises (SRE), to the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) for $1 million worth of tax credits from the Angel Investor Tax Credit Program.

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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Accused of Using His Office to Help His Wife Run For Senate

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Trenton NJ, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is facing  criticism for allegedly utilizing taxpayer resources to promote his wife, Tammy Murphy, as she campaigns for a U.S. Senate seat. Critics argue that the governor’s press office has released favorable press releases about Tammy Murphy, leveraging her role as first lady.

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New Jersey State Police Strategic Investigations Unit Highlight

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Trenton NJ, within the NJ State Police Field Operation Section, the Strategic Investigations Unit (SIU), conducts proactive criminal investigations focused on intelligence-led policing, cross-jurisdictional offenders, and the specific needs of troop road stations. These proactive criminal investigations include controlled dangerous substance offenses, weapons offenses, burglary/theft offenses, document fraud offenses, and quality-of-life details.

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NJ State Police Quick Actions Save Hunter After Shotgun Accident in Sussex County

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Hampton Township NJ, on January 19, 2024, at approximately 5:44 p.m., troopers from Troop “B” Sussex responded to a hunting accident at the Pequest Wildlife Management Area in Hampton Township, Sussex County.

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Trenton Continues to Push a Massive Over-development Scheme Under the Guise of . “Affordable Housing”

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Trenton NJ, A proposed “Affordable Housing” law aims to establish the required amount of affordable housing for towns to protect against developers bypassing municipal approval processes. The law suggests using a formula outlined in a 2018 court opinion by Judge Mary Jacobson, which initially applied to Princeton and West Windsor. The Department of Community Affairs would calculate the town’s affordable housing number by Dec. 1, 2024, or seven months within the bill’s effective date, avoiding the need for three regional court-appointed special masters, as proposed in the previous session’s draft.

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Rutgers-Eagleton Poll: Outlook on New Jersey Is Stagnant as Quality of Life Falls Slightly

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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.it might be a new year, but not a whole lot has changed when it comes to New Jerseyans’ views of their state and politicians, according to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll.

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New Jersey Is the State with the 2nd Worst Unemployment Rate Change

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Trenton NJ, with the U.S. having gained 216,000 jobs in December, WalletHub today released updated rankings for its report on Changes in Unemployment Rate by State, along with a WalletHub Q&A.

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