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Biden administration proposes changing how monkeypox vaccine is administered

BY: - August 10, 2022

The plan is the Biden administration's attempt to curtail the spread of the virus, which jumped to 9,493 cases diagnosed as of Tuesday.

Lawmakers propose tax credits for N.Y. businesses opening offices in N.J.

BY: - August 10, 2022

The tax credits are intended to allow Garden State commuters to avoid a proposed congestion tax across the Hudson.

New Jersey declares drought watch, first since 2016

BY: - August 9, 2022

New Jersey's top environmental official is asking residents to voluntarily conserve water until drought conditions improve.

N.J. House Democrats slammed for support of spending bill without SALT deal

BY: - August 9, 2022

Republicans are hitting three House Democrats for reneging on their pledge to reverse the state and local tax deduction cap approved in 2017.

Republicans in Congress line up behind Trump after he says FBI searched Mar-a-Lago

BY: - August 9, 2022

Donald Trump’s GOP allies questioned the prudence of the search, which the FBI and Department of Justice had not confirmed by Tuesday afternoon.

EPA warns of increased cancer risk in two N.J. towns from air pollutant

BY: - August 9, 2022

Franklin and Linden are two of 23 towns U.S. environmental officials say have higher cancer risks from factory-emitted air pollution.

After six months in limbo, attorney general nomination advances to full Senate

BY: - August 8, 2022

Matt Platkin's confirmation as attorney general has been delayed because two key senators did not immediately sign off on his appointment.

Senate sends temp worker rights bill to governor’s desk after do-over vote

BY: - August 8, 2022

The measure would force staffing agencies to pay temp workers no less than their permanent counterparts, among other requirements.

Lawmakers advance bill to protect Liberty State Park wildlife preserve

BY: - August 8, 2022

Caven Point is a fragile nature preserve in Liberty State Park that has been targeted for commercial development.

Disclosure statements provide little insight into lawmakers’ finances

BY: - August 8, 2022

Recent efforts to require that lawmakers disclose more about their finances have not gone anywhere in the Democratic-led Legislature.

U.S. Senate passes major health, tax and climate bill in boost for Democrats

BY: and - August 7, 2022

Vice President Kamala Harris cast the tie-breaking vote on the spending bill, which aims to lower health care costs, address climate change, and revise the tax code.

U.S. Senate Democrats’ climate, health and energy bill clears first hurdle to passage

BY: and - August 6, 2022

The 51-50 vote, with Vice President Kamala Harris breaking the tie, cleared the chamber to debate and vote on amendments to the measure.