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Hundreds of thousands of people have weed convictions in N.J. They could soon be able to clear those records.

Payton Guion | June 10, 2019 | NJ Advance Media | New Jersey’s troubled expungement system could soon get an…

NJ, NY TRY TO GET HUDSON RAIL TUNNEL GOING BY BOOSTING KEY AGENCY’S ROLE

JOHN REITMEYER | JUNE 10, 2019 | NJ Spotlight |  Lawmakers in both states hope new legislation would enable Gateway Development Corporation…

N.J. first responders who volunteered at Ground Zero could get accidental disability pensions

Samantha Marcus | June 7, 2019 | NJ Advance Media | Bill Ricci wasn’t on duty when he and 87…

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SENATE APPROVES SINGLETON, GREENSTEIN BILL SETTING DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS FOR INDEPENDENT ADVOCACY ORGANIZATIONS

Reforms Will Provide Greater Transparency to ‘Dark Money’ Groups

TRENTON – The Senate today approved legislation that would require independent advocacy committees to disclose their donors, bringing greater transparency to organizations that work to influence the political process. Sponsored by Senator Troy Singleton and Senator Linda Greenstein, the bill, S-150, would require the so-called “dark money” groups to make public their expenditures and donors.

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CUNNINGHAM, RUIZ, SWEENEY BILL TO EXPAND EXPUNGEMENT ELIGIBILITY CLEARS SENATE

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senator Sandra Bolden Cunningham, Senator M. Teresa Ruiz and Senate President Steve Sweeney, which would revise procedures and eligibility for the expungement of criminal records, cleared the Senate today.

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POU BILL REFORMING JUVENILE INCARCERATION AND PAROLE CLEARS COMMITTEE

Trenton – Legislation sponsored by Senator Nellie Pou, which would integrate several reforms to the juvenile justice system concerning incarceration and parole, cleared the Senate Law and Public Safety committee today.

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