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New Jersey Strong Water Disasters – City-issued water filters fail to remove lead. Bottled water with unknown PFAS levels handed out

StateHouse .news NJ reports - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Gov reports - Access to safe drinking water is critically important to our administrations and we take health risks associated with lead in drinking water very seriously. Recent testing by the City of Newark of water samples taken from three Newark homes, using City-issued water filters, found elevated lead levels…
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Public Notice: New Jersey Capitol Quarantine – The NJ Department of Agriculture Spotted Lanternfly Quarantine is in Place for New Jersey Capitol Mercer County to Prevent Spread

Lanternfly Egg mass What to do: If you see egg masses (pictured), scrape them off, double bag them and throw them away. You can also place the eggs into alcohol, bleach or hand sanitizer to kill them. What to do: If you see egg masses (pictured above), scrape them off, double bag them and throw them away. You can also…
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Governor Murphy Signs Legislation to Permit Death with Dignity in New Jersey

TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today signed legislation that will allow terminally ill New Jersey adults to end their lives peacefully, with dignity, and at their own discretion. The bill, which was sponsored by Assemblyman John Burzichelli and Senator Nick Scutari, makes New Jersey the eighth state to allow such end-of-life decisions with the assistance of medical professionals. “Allowing residents with terminal…
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Capitol County Executive Brian M. Hughes encourages You To Assist Furloughed Federal Workers

TRENTON -- As the shutdown of the federal government will soon reach into its second month, local federal employees and furloughed workers and their families are seeking food and additional resources at food pantries, food banks and meal ; Mercer County has received many inquiries from citizens countywide who wish to assist those in need. Mercer County Executive Brian M.…
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A Princeton Degree For a Yalie: George H.W. Bush Visits Princeton, 1991

Princeton,NJ: President George Bush dedicates the University Social Science Complex at Princeton University. UPI Photo by Stanley Brick. Princeton, NJ: by Princeton edu – On May 10, 1991, President George Bush came to Princeton’s campus to receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree and dedicate the University’s Social Science Complex. This $20 million dollar project included the newly constructed Bendheim…
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The White House – Remembering George H. W. Bush, ‘one of America’s greatest points of light’

Washington, DC: from The White House – On the day he turned 18, just 6 months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, George H. W. Bush volunteered for combat duty in World War II. He would become the youngest aviator in naval history at the time, flying 58 combat missions—including one that saw his plane take enemy fire and require that…
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Governor Murphy Urges Passage of $15 Minimum Wage Before End of Year

TRENTON – Acting on a commitment to build a stronger and fairer New Jersey, Governor Phil Murphy today urged the Legislature to close the wage gap and pass a bill raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour for all working New Jerseyans before the end of the year. “Establishing a livable wage of $15 per hour provides New Jersey’s working…
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