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Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Battle Over Governor’s Powers Underscores Importance of Upcoming Supreme Court Fight
Mark J. Magyar | January 29, 2013 | More Issues, Politics
Court hearing on Christie’s right to unilaterally abolish Council on Affordable Housing has constitutional and budgetary implications.
Is New Jersey Missing Its Offshore-Wind Opportunity?
Tom Johnson | January 29, 2013 | Energy & Environment
Legislative committee wants to know why offshore wind is dead in the water.
After Christie Veto, Democrats Vow to Put Minimum Wage on Ballot
Hank Kalet | January 29, 2013 | More Issues, Politics
Issue not likely to counter governor's popularity, but it may make Republican legislators more vulnerable.
Cerf's Visit to Education Committee Raises Question About Budget Balance of Power
John Mooney | January 29, 2013 | Education
Committee member: why wrangle over state school aid if lawmakers can't affect final numbers?
Congressman Who Worked on ACA Expresses Disappointment with Christie
Andrew Kitchenman | January 29, 2013 | Healthcare
Pallone endorses Buono for governor, urges support of Medicaid expansion and state-run health-benefit exchange.
Number of the Day: 15
| January 29, 2013 | Number of The Day
A state Senate bill allowing for early voting -- which would enable state residents to cast ballots 15 days before Election Day -- is winding its way through the state Senate. The bill, sponsored by state Senators Nia Gill (D-Essex) and Jim Whelan (D-Atlantic), calls for early voting for both the primary and the general election.
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