New Legislative Redistricting Reform Bill

New Jersey lawmakers are pursuing possible changes to the way the state redraws its legislative districts each decade, and Assemblyman Troy Singleton has introduced his own proposal to inject a nonpartisan perspective into the process.

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Visiting Mrs. Falcone's 4th grade class

I got to visit the 4th graders over at the Charles Street School in Palmyra to watch their presentation and discuss their idea to ban styrofoam containers for food in schools and restaurants.

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Video Spotlight: Animal Abuse Registry

Jill Horner at Comcast Newsmakers speaks with Assemblyman Troy Singleton, from the New Jersey State Assembly, about an Animal Abuse Registry.

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Transparency in Out-of-Network Care Costs

The Health Care Consumer Cost Transparency Act will provide comprehensive data about the quality and cost of health care and allow state policymakers to monitor efforts to reduce health care costs and improve both care quality and population health.

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Community Event Spotlight

Survival Skills for Diabetes

Throughout the year, Virtua will be hosting education class for uninsured, under insured (Medicaid) or charity care patients with diabetes.


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In The News: Restore Funding To Turbocharge NJ's Research And Development

One need only to look at the top performers in the S&P 500 -- Amazon, Apple, Google parent Alphabet and Facebook -- to confirm an indisputable fact about our modern economy: Technological innovation is the key driver of economic growth.

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In The News: NJ DEP Proposes Limit On Chemical Found In Wells In Moorestown, Maple Shade

TRENTON — The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is taking the long-awaited steps to establish water safety standards for a chemical that has turned up in high concentrations in public water wells in Moorestown and Maple Shade. The chemical in question is 1,2,3-trichloropropane, also known as 1,2,3-TCP, and was long ago labeled as a "likely carcinogen" by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, but it is still unregulated by the federal government and most states. New Jersey would become only the third state to adopt a limit on the chemical. The others are Hawaii and California, which approved a limit last month of 0.005 micrograms per liter.

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In The News: Top Court Ruling, New Legislation Raise Profile Of Fire Districts Across NJ

Supreme Court supplies a little heat by deciding fire districts are subject to OPRA, while law lets districts move elections into November, in hopes of boosting voter turnout

Fire districts — special geographical areas that have the power to levy local property taxes to support firefighting services — are coming under increased scrutiny due to new legislation and a state Supreme Court decision. The districts have operated well below the radar in many New Jersey communities, but statewide they spent $240 million from local tax levies last year.

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