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Lawmakers eye November hearing on NJ Transit ‘continued failure’

Senate committee lawmakers convened to scrutinize NJ Transit’s issues will hold their first hearing on Nov. 13, according to Senate President Stephen Sweeney, D-3rd District. Lawmakers unveiled the committee on Oct. 1 to gauge how the beleaguered statewide transit agency can be turned around, including examining chronic delays and cancellations, fueled by under-staffing and equipment ...

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Sen. Menendez, Rep. Sires introduce bill to expand job-training programs in New Jersey

U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez and Rep. Albio Sires, both Democrats, introduced legislation Wednesday to expand high-skilled, job-training partnerships between community colleges and businesses looking to hire workers in New Jersey. The Better Education and Skills Training (BEST) for America’s Workforce Act helps address our national skills gap by creating a competitive, $1 billion tax-credit program ...

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Hackensack Meridian Health honored by Department of Defense for support of team members in National Guard and Reserve

  Hackensack Meridian Health announced that the U.S. Department of Defense’s Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve honored an emergency physician and the health network for supporting team members who serve our country. HMH received the Above and Beyond Award and Dr. Douglas Finefrock, vice-chair of the Emergency Department at Hackensack University Medical Center and ...

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