NJ legal weed was overwhelmingly backed by voters; so why are towns banning it?

Marijuana legalization for adult-use passed with bipartisan support throughout New Jersey. Municipalities and elected officials attempting to ban legal sales are working against the desire of their residents and are impeding highly profitable economic opportunities that will be available from the newly passed legislation.

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Democrat Scott Fadden Challenges Status Quo Republicans

It is with excitement and profound humility that I announce my successful certification as a candidate for the 24th Legislative District Assembly!  Confirmation of my inclusion on the list of confirmed candidates came in early Monday morning via the Secretary of State’s office.  I would like to express my deep gratitude to everyone who helped in the effort to collect signatures for my petition over the last month. Organizations, groups, and individuals rallied around this campaign and made their unified voices heard by helping to place me on the ballot. Having so many people place their trust in my ability to lead as a representative for the 24th District is humbling and is something that I will not forget during this ongoing adventure.

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Murphy signs $35 million in aid for N.J. restaurants crushed by COVID crisis

New Jersey restaurants that have been crushed financially by the coronavirus pandemic will be eligible for aid under a $35 million package Gov. Phil Murphy signed into law on Friday.

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Gottheimer, Pascrell Join Forces to Fight New York’s Congestion Taxes Targeting New Jersey Commuters

“In a formal request made today, Gottheimer and Pascrell are urging U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg to commit to a comprehensive review of the effects that this new congestion tax will have on New Jersey’s commuters, and to require a robust public participation process, including public hearings in Northern New Jersey. The Members cite how the proposed congestion taxes will impact access to federal highways, result in double taxation to many commuters, and damage the regional economy at a precarious moment during COVID-19 recovery.”
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'Proud Democrat' hopes to defeat district's status quo

The Sussex County Democratic Committee is proud to support Scott Fadden for Assembly! Check out this great write-up and be sure to spread the word to everyone who is ready to defeat the status quo in the 24th Legislative District.

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Loved and Lost Project honors those lost to COVID

Here in New Jersey, we have lost thousands of our friends, family, and neighbors due to the devastating coronavirus pandemic.
To honor the memories of those who have passed, the “Loved and Lost” project is gathering the names of New Jersey's coronavirus victims. “Each life had a meaning that should not go unnoticed, and only by understanding who we are losing can we understand the impact of this virus.


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