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Gold Alert Targets Developmentally Disabled [AUDIO]

Adding to the systems that let the public know when a child has been abducted, or an elderly person can't be located, legislation in Trenton would introduce the Gold Alert System to help find another segment of vulnerable New Jersey residents.

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NJ Bill Would Bolster School Safety for Free [AUDIO]

Many New Jersey schools have surveillance cameras that can stream live video to a remote location. A new bill in Trenton would allow police to have access to the live stream in cases of emergency.

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Making Medical Help Available at the Mall [AUDIO]

When Hoboken attorney Dustin Friedland was shot during a botched carjacking at the Short Hills Mall last December, emergency responders were delayed in providing treatment. A New Jersey lawmaker wants to make sure such a scenario is never repeated.

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Gov. Chris Christie
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Gov: Bridgegate Won’t Impact Prez Run [POLL/VIDEO/AUDIO]

Gov. Chris Christie is definitely mulling a run for president in 2016. He confirmed that Wednesday at the Peter G. Peterson Foundation 2014 Fiscal Summit in Washington, D.C.

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NJ’s Disaster Information Access Act [AUDIO]

On Thursday, the Assembly Homeland Security and State Preparedness Committee is scheduled to consider a bill focused on letting residents and business owners know when their lights will be turned back on following power outages.

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Helping NJ Residents in Flood Zones [AUDIO]

Billions of dollars have been spent to help Sandy victims recover from the superstorm that slammed the Garden State 19 months ago, but now some Central Jersey residents are wondering if they've been left behind and forgotten.

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Is a Gas Tax Hike in NJ’s Future? [AUDIO]

Ever since he's been the governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie has refused to even consider the idea of raising the state gas tax to pay for transportation repair projects, but Tuesday night on Townsquare Media's Ask The Governor show, he seemed to suggest his position might be shifting.

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Mike Drewniak (L) and his attorney at legislative Bridgegate hearing
Mike Drewniak, left, at a legislative Bridgegate hearing last May. (Kevin McArdle, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Christie Reacts to Bridgegate Testimony [POLL/AUDIO]

Gov. Chris Christie, appearing on "Ask the Governor," said the Select Committee on Investigation has taken almost 11 hours of Bridgegate testimony and has learned nothing that isn't in the report issued by lawyers who conducted an internal probe.

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Mike Drewniak (L) and his attorney at legislative Bridgegate hearing
Mike Drewniak, left, at a legislative Bridgegate hearing last May. (Kevin McArdle, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Christie: ‘Nothing New’ in Bridgegate Hearing

More sworn testimony is expected Tuesday as Gov. Chris Christie's press secretary, Michael Drewniak is scheduled to take the stand before the Select Committee on Investigation.

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DOP Commissioner Jim Simpson
Department of Transportation Commissioner Jim Simpson. (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)
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Report: Simpson to Step Down from DOT

Secretary of Transportation Jim Simpson will reportedly step down as head of New Jersey's Department of Transportation.

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