Garden State News

A Pennsylvania company is seeking approval of a 100-mile long, natural gas pipeline that would cut through two western New Jersey Counties. The $1 billion pipeline would bring low-cost natural gas to Pennsylvania and New Jersey homes and businesses....
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Revel Casino Hotel, once expected to be Atlantic City's savior, will be closing its doors next month. According to the Associated Press, the $2.4 billion casino has never shown a profit and failed to find a buyer after a recent bankruptcy filing....
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New Jersey sticks out like a sore thumb this year as the only northeastern state thought to be at risk for a serious natural disaster, according to a study recently released by Kiplinger....
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In an effort to stabilize profits in its three competing casino hotels in Atlantic City, Caesars Entertainment Corporation announced that Showboat Atlantic City will close on August 31....
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Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop has removed Police Chief Robert Cowan as head of the police department a mere nine months after he was sworn in to the post....
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It will cost approximately $40 billion to repair the state's aging water infrastructure, but the long-term dilemma offers no easy solutions....
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The primaries had an extremely low voter turnout. To increase the number of votes, a new bill is being considered that would add New Jersey to the list of 33 other states that allows citizens to cast ballots in the weeks leading up to an election. ...
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The next wave of Hurricane Sandy aid, totaling nearly $1.5 billion, will make its way down the shore. New Jersey will receive an additional $882 million in a third round of funding this summer....
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Using federal funds, the state Department of Health is funding $4 million in grants to community health centers and hospitals to provide behavioral health screenings for depression, post-traumatic stress and other mental health issue triggered or exacerbated by Hurricane Sandy....
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With another budget shortfall looming, Gov. Chris Christie announced he would cut $2.4 billion from state pension payments, and unions are gearing up for a fight....
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Long Beach Island construction official Dane Sprague enforces state and federal flood regulations, and works his hardest to dispense accurate information while dispelling lingering rumors....
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Ras Baraka woke up this morning as the future mayor of a city with a $93 million budget deficit, an unemployment rate of 24 percent and the highest murder rate since 1994. He was elected over opponent Shavar Jeffries....
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A new reports from Rutgers University says that many of New Jersey’s cities face upwards of hundreds of millions of dollars in costs to upgrade sewer systems....
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There are plenty of places to work in New Jersey. And then there are the Best Places....
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Rumors of the budget shortfall circulated within Statehouse circles a few hours before the Treasury Department issued its late afternoon press release, with one source describing the revenue drop as “catastrophic.” ...
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A recent report sponsored by the AFL-CIO highlights the disparity in pay between New Jersey's high-ranking executives and average employees. ...
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Preservationists have promised to continue fighting for Greystone, Morris County's landmark former mental asylum slated for demolition. ...
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According to a new report from Rutgers University, New Jersey residents are four times as likely as the national average to have difficulty locating a doctor who accepts their health insurance....
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Two separate in-depth investigations by journalists working in New Jersey have been recognized by the Pulitzer Prize committee....
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The Jersey Shore town is scrapping their current redevelopment plan and crafting a new one officials hope will be less restrictive. ...
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