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State ‘Pay-to-Play’ Law to Replace Stricter Jersey City Ordinances

Advocates warn that the campaign finance bill Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law last week will weaken safeguards meant to prevent local and state officials from steering public contracts to donors. The bill has been roundly criticized by good government advocates and Republican lawmakers for its provisions curtailing investigations by the New Jersey Election Law […]

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Governor’s Liquor License Plan Lacks Legislative Support, Top Dem Says

Republished courtesy of New Jersey Monitor A leading Senate Democrat said Gov. Phil Murphy’s push to expand the availability of liquor licenses for restaurants and bars has won little support from lawmakers, threatening to doom the administration’s efforts to retool the state’s Prohibition-era liquor laws. “I think the governor’s proposal to expand liquor licenses does […]