Gov. Phil Murphy highlights N.J.'s Film and Digital Media Tax Credit on Oct. 5, 2018, in Cresskill.

A star is reborn (access required)

New Jersey is attractive to productions companies because, “[w]e’re close to New York City, but our rents are more competitive,” said Nick Shears, director of leasing and marketing at Hugo Neu Realty Management LLC. “The tax credits are also a huge incentive."

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Menendez, Booker announce $3M to combat opioid crisis

The New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety received the award from the COPS Office’s Anti-Heroin Task Force Program at the Department of Justice, which provides two years of funding directly to law enforcement agencies in states with high per capita levels of primary treatment admissions for heroin and other opioids.

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Vaping recs out from Governor’s Task Force, Senate President

“Appealing to young people through flavored e-cigarettes must be stopped. Our overriding conclusion is that electronic smoking devices pose a threat to public health, particularly the health and well-being of youth," said Acting New Jersey Department of Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli, who chaired the Electronic Smoking Device Task Force.

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