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More than half (54 percent) of those surveyed in the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll said they can’t remember their doctor or dentist explaining... Read more

Op-Ed: Reducing Disposable Bags Means Both Paper and Plastic

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Over the past several years, plastic bags have become public enemy No. 1 for the environmental community, with several states, cities, and... Read more

Money Drains as Lawmakers Slow to Approve Refinancing of NJ’s Transportation Debt

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Cash-starved New Jersey has a chance to save nearly $250 million by refinancing a significant amount of its transportation debt, but state... Read more

Uncorking the Cap: Law Would Make It Easier for NJ Drinkers to Buy Wine

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Six years ago, the New Jersey Legislature relented and joined most states in allowing residents to have wine shipped to their homes. But unlike... Read more

Feds Release Long-Awaited Report on Health Risks of Chemical Family

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A federal agency released recommendations on Wednesday on how to protect the public from a class of chemicals that are linked to a range of... Read more

For Murphy, Changes to Funding Formula Depend on Revenues to Fund Them

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A broad deal may have been reached between Gov. Phil Murphy and Democratic leaders on changes to the state’s school-funding formula, but the... Read more

Murphy to Undo Contentious Christie Makeover of Mental Health, Addiction Services

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Just eight months after a controversial government reorganization of an array of mental health and addiction services, oversight of those programs... Read more

Lawmakers Look to Divert Funds Before State Has Money in Hand

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The Legislature is poised today to impose a 5-cent fee on single-use carry-out bags, but the money may not end up in a lead abatement program... Read more