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Poverty Spreading To New Jersey’s Suburbs [AUDIO]

More children are living in poverty in every corner of the Garden State, including the wealthiest counties.

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Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies during a hearing before the Joint Economic Committee May 22, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong, Getty Images)
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies during a hearing before the Joint Economic Committee May 22, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong, Getty Images)
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Federal Reserve Uncertain About Ending Stimulus [AUDIO]

The Federal Reserve right now is debating whether its economic stimulus program should continue or be curtailed, and their decision may have a deep impact on growth.

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Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno attends the groundbreaking ceremony of the Prologis Pulaski Distribution Center in Jersey City. (NJ Office of Information Technology)
Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno attends the groundbreaking ceremony of the Prologis Pulaski Distribution Center in Jersey City. (NJ Office of Information Technology)
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NJ Becoming More Business Friendly, Says CEOs [AUDIO]

Against the backdrop of a still-struggling economy, New Jersey continues to make improvements in the eyes of CEOs over the past year both as a place to do business and expand their businesses, according to the newly-released 2013 C-Suite Survey conducted by the Rutgers University Bloustein School.

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How Much Does A Family Of Four Cost In NJ? [AUDIO]

A new Gallup poll finds many Americans think a family of four needs about $58,000 a year to get by in their community, but most New Jerseyans believe the total should be a lot higher.

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Motorists Pay More At The Pump [AUDIO]

You may have noticed, you're paying a little more at the gas pumps in New Jersey.

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Governor's Office/Tim Larsen
Governor's Office/Tim Larsen
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Christie And Budget Analyst $800 Million Apart On Revenues [AUDIO]

The top budget expert with the non-partisan Office of Legislative Services (OLS) says there could be a two-year State Budget shortfall of almost $1 billion.

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TD Senior Economist James Marple Speaking To MODC
TD Senior Economist James Marple Speaking To MODC (Ilya Hemlin, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Cautiously Optimistic Outlook For Economy

Amidst all of the doom and gloom there are some positive prediction for our economy, especially in housing and some job fields.

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Unemployed Older Workers Continue to Struggle [AUDIO]

Stuck in their 50s, older workers in America stay jobless longer and have more trouble rejoining the workforce than their younger counterparts.

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Governor's Office/Tim Larsen
Governor's Office/Tim Larsen
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NJ Budget Takes Center Stage Today [AUDIO]

Today would have been arguably the third most important day of the year in New Jersey's State budget process behind only the Governor's budget address and the signing of the spending plan into law.

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NJ Unemployment Drops, But Struggles Continue [AUDIO]

New Jersey's unemployment rate continues to drop, reaching it's lowest level in four years at 8.7 percent with private sector employers adding 4,100 jobs in April.

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