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Bumper to bumper traffic along Route 287 in Edison.

Bill to help workers pay commuting costs clears legislature

Helping to ease commuting costs for New Jersey workers, legislation sponsored by Assemblyman Daniel Benson, D-14th District, was approved by the assembly on Jan. 31, 62-12-2. Assembly Bill 2425 will now head to Gov. Phil Murphy for further review. The bill requires every employer in New Jersey with at least 20 employees, not subject to ...

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Measure creating task force to study autonomous vehicles clears full assembly

Legislation sponsored by New Jersey Assembly Democrats Daniel Benson, 14th District; Andrew Zwicker, 16th District; and Pamela Lampitt, 6th District, to establish a task force to evaluate autonomous vehicles was approved on Thursday by the full Assembly. The measure, Assembly Joint Resolution 164, would create the New Jersey Advanced Autonomous Vehicle Task Force, comprised of ...

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Hurricane Sandy flooded the Hudson River rail tunnels with seawater in October 2012, leaving the tracks that carry trains into Manhattan crusted with salt and shutting down the passageways for three days. Since then, state officials and railroad executives have been sounding alarms about the need to repair the tunnels and keep the trains moving ...

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