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New Jersey Law Will Allow Students Without Legal Status to Apply for Financial Aid

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 8:00am 5/15/2018 at 8:00am

American citizens in New Jersey will now compete for higher education funding with non-citizens. It will cost the state nearly $5 million in its first year, or at least that’s their best guess. In truth, they have no clue how much it will cost.

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Federal Law That Banned Sports Gambling

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 14, 2018 at 1:00pm 5/14/2018 at 1:00pm

The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 to strike down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PAPSA) that outlawed sports gambling in most states.

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New Jersey Has No Idea How Much Their New Law Granting Financial Aid to Illegal Immigrant Students Will Cost

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 11, 2018 at 1:00pm 5/11/2018 at 1:00pm

New Jersey just passed a law making college financial aid available to illegal immigrant students. The Garden State is the 10th to do so.

But how much is it gonna cost? No one knows.

From NJ.com:

The law makes unauthorized immigrants eligible for the same state-funded college financial aid programs available to other New...

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Senate Select Committee on Ethics Publicly ‘Severely’ Admonishes Dem Sen. Menendez, Ordered to Repay Gifts

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 6:00pm 4/26/2018 at 6:00pm
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Embattled New Jersey Sen. Menendez got his hand swatted Thursday by the Senate Ethics Committee.

Menendez has spent the last several years embroiled in a legal battle over allegations he took money and gifts from Democrat donor, Salmon Melgen.

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Surprise! NJ’s Democrat Governor Wants $1.6 Billion Tax Hikes

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 7:00am 3/15/2018 at 7:00am
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New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy (D) has proposed his first budget, and it’s loaded with new taxes and tax policy that is intended to raise approximately $1.6 billion in new tax revenue.

The tax increases are being met with mixed reactions from New Jersey Democrats; some favor the proposals, some don’t think...

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Brendan Tevlin’s Jihadist Killer Pleads Guilty

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 9:30pm 3/6/2018 at 9:30pm

You may not have heard of Brendan Tevlin. His murder has received precious little national media coverage.

In September 2014, we asked, Why is the Brendan Tevlin murder so underreported?

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New Jersey GOP Rep. Frelinghuysen Will Retire, Opens Swing District

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 29, 2018 at 1:00pm 1/29/2018 at 1:00pm
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The Democrats have another opportunity to take a seat in the House of Representatives since House Appropriations Committee Chairman Rodney Frelinghuysen (R-NJ) has announced he will retire at the end of his term. He has represented New Jersey’s 11th district since 1995.

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Democrat governors planning lawsuit to block GOP’s tax overhaul

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 4:00pm 1/28/2018 at 4:00pm
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Legal Insurrection readers will recall the California legislature’s attempt to create a special government fund as a “charity” for taxpayer donations to mitigate the loss of state and local tax (SALT) deductions in the recently passed GOP tax plans.

The politicians must have realized the approach was full of fail, so now...

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Chris Christie: I’d Be President If Trump Hadn’t Run

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 8, 2018 at 9:10pm 1/8/2018 at 9:10pm

What can you say about soon-to-be-former governor of New Jersey Chris Christie?  At one time, it seemed his star was rising, that he was destined for the White House.  That is the historical moment to which Christie apparently clings.

Christie, who leaves office—and almost certainly any political future—on January 16th, believes that...

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New Jersey Now Only State With Laws Against Pumping Your Own Gas

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 6, 2018 at 4:30pm 1/6/2018 at 4:30pm

One of the very few things I miss about Massachusetts is the occasional full-service station where the attendant would pump your gas for you.  These were few and far between, but very handy when there’s a 20 degree windchill and your eyelids feel in danger of freezing shut every time you...

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Trump dumps $13 billion Obama-backed NY-NJ rail tunnel plan

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 1, 2018 at 2:30pm 1/1/2018 at 2:30pm
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Many of us will look back on 2017 with some regrets. However, few will have as many as blue state Democratic politicos who decided to embrace the #Resistance instead of acting as true representatives of their states’ citizens. Rather than negotiate or compromise with either President Trump or the Republicans, they...

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Sen. Menendez Jury Deadlocked, Judge Declares Mistrial

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 1:15pm 11/16/2017 at 1:15pm
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Judge William Walls has officially declared a mistrial in Democrat Sen. Bob Menendez’s corruption trial after the jury came back deadlocked again.

The jury came back deadlocked on Monday and the judge sent them home early and told them to try again. They did, but could not reach a decision on...

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Jury to decide Democrat Sen. Menendez’s fate

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 6, 2017 at 4:30pm 11/6/2017 at 4:30pm
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The closing arguments have been made in the bribery and corruption trial for New Jersey Democratic Senator Bob Menendez. It’s now up to a jury to decide his fate.

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Judge Refuses to Drop Sen. Menendez Bribery Charges, Sending Trial to a Jury

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 16, 2017 at 5:33pm 10/16/2017 at 5:33pm
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Embattled Democrat Sen. Bob Menendez will now face a jury for 18 counts of bribery and corruption after a federal judge refused to drop any of the charges Monday.

This is the second time Menendez’s request to dismiss the charges has been denied.

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Testimony in Dem Senator Menendez trial alleges he provided visa help to Democrat donor’s girlfriends

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at 7:00am 9/12/2017 at 7:00am
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Monday marked Day 3 in the trial of New Jersey Democratic Senator Menendez. Menendez was charged with corruption for allegedly using his office to dole out favors for wealthy Democratic donor, Dr. Salomon Melgen in exchange for campaign cash.

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Sen. Menendez Denied Request for Breaks in His Upcoming Corruption Trial

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 1, 2017 at 6:00pm 9/1/2017 at 6:00pm
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It’s been two years since Sen. Menendez was indicted on corruption charges and try as he might, he can’t seem to get himself out of this mess.

The Democratic Senator from New Jersey was investigated by Eric Holder’s Department of Justice and accused of using his federal office to help wealthy...

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Chris Christie Commutes Sentence of Marine Convicted On Gun Charges

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 2:00pm 4/16/2017 at 2:00pm

This is good news.  Chris Christie has commuted the sentence of a former Marine from Virginia who was convicted in New Jersey on gun charges.

The Marine Corps Times reports:

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Friday commuted t...

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