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NY Gov Cuomo represents US at 75th Anniversary of Liberation of Nazi death Camp

NEW YORK CITY STRONG news – Office of the Governor of New York reports Oswiecim Poland: Earlier today, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo attended the official commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Nazi concentration and extermination camp Auschwitz-Birkenau. The Governor joined world leaders as the only elected official to attend the official commemoration ; “The official commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau was a somber,…
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Reported Leader of Neo-Nazi Network Has Roots in New Jersey

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: NJOHSP At A Glance reports A media report identifying the leader of a neo-Nazi network recently linked to multiple FBI arrests stated he intermittently lived at an apartment in New Jersey. In naming Rinaldo Nazzaro (pictured), 46, as the founder of The Base, The Guardian noted an older family member owned the apartment since 1998, and he occasionally stayed there with his wife.…
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United States v State of NJ Immigrant Trust Directive

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Attorney General reports On Friday, the United States filed a brief supporting Cape May County and Ocean County’s legal challenges to the Immigrant Trust Directive. In response, Attorney General Grewal issued the following statement. Statement by Attorney General Grewal on Department of Justice action challenging the Immigrant Trust Directive: “I am deeply disappointed that the Trump Administration, the Department of…
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Water Disasters – Licensed Operator of South River Water Department Pleads Guilty to Falsifying Water Purity Testing

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Attorney General of NJ reports TRENTON - Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that the former licensed operator of the South River Water Department, the public drinking water system for South River Borough in Middlesex County, pleaded guilty today to submitting false water samples and records to a lab that tests such samples for coliform bacteria for the New Jersey…
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Trenton heroin distributors plead guilty

New Jersey Strong news - TRENTON, DEA reports  – DEA New Jersey Division Special Agent in Charge Susan A. Gibson and Attorney for the District of New Jersey Craig Carpenito announced a Pennsylvania man and two Mercer County, , men today admitted their roles distributing heroin in and around Trenton. Duane Paulino-Escalera, 27, of Philadelphia, and Izae Alford, 21, of Trenton, pleaded guilty before District Judge Michael A. Shipp in…
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Bridgegate Argued at US Supreme Court

Washington DC Strong news - Washington, DC: C-Span audio of The US Supreme Court THE SUPREME COURT HEARD ORAL ARGUMENT IN A CASE CONCERNING THE FEDERAL CONVICTIONS OF TWO PEOPLE INVOLVED IN THE 2013 NEW JERSEY BRIDGEGATE SCANDAL. ONE OF THEM, BRIDGET KELLY, I A FORMER DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF TO THE THEN GOVERNOR CHRIS CHRISTIE. WHO WORKED IN THE PORT HOUSE WAS CONVICTED ON SIMILAR CHARGES. ORIGINALLY OFFICIALS CLAIMED THE REASON FOR THE LANE CLOSURE WAS A TRAFFIC STUDY BUT REALLY IT WAS REVEALED THE REAL REASON WAS PAYBACK AGAINST A LOCAL NEW JERSEY MAYOR WHO REFUSED TO ENDORSE GOVERNOR CHRISTIE'S PRESIDENTIAL BID. THEY USED…
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Gov Signs Legislation to Classify Certain Hate Crimes as Domestic Terrorism

Governor Murphy also Signs Legislation to Bolster Security Funding for At Risk Non-Profit Organizations. New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: NJ Office of the Governor reports TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today signed two bills to provide security funding for non-profit organizations at risk of terror attacks and expand the definition of domestic terrorism following the December 2019 attacks in Jersey City. A6123 supplements the FY2020 Appropriations Act to provide…
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NJOHSP Director Maples Testifies Before Congress on Funding Sources of Domestic Terrorists, Extremists

New Jersey Strong news - Hamilton, NJ: NJOHSP reports WASHINGTON, —Director Jared M. Maples of the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (NJOHSP) testified before the House of Representatives Subcommittee on National Security, International Development, and Monetary Policy in Washington, , on January 15 regarding how domestic terrorists and extremists fund their activities. The hearing, “A Persistent and Evolving Threat: An Examination of the Financing of Domestic Terrorism…
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Bridgegate Back Up Shifts to US Supreme Court

Washington DC Strong news - Washington, DC: The US Supreme Court reports Transcript. CHIEF JUSTICE ROBERTS: We'll hear argument first this morning in Case 18-1059, Kelly versus United States. Mr. Roth. ORAL ARGUMENT OF JACOB M. ROTH ON BEHALF OF THE PETITIONER MR. ROTH: Mr. Chief Justice, and may it please the Court: Once again, the government is trying to use the open-ended federal fraud statutes to enforce honest government…
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Industrial OPIOID DISASTER – NJ First Responders Deploy 14,000 + Life Saving Reversal Doses in 2019. NJ Pharmacies ‘Standing Order’ to Dispense Naloxone. At Least 2732 Dead in NJ.

Governor Murphy Announces Preliminary 2019 Year-End Opioid Statistics and Highlights Administration-Wide Efforts to Combat the Opioid Epidemic in New Jersey New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Governor reports Million NJ Prescriptions a Year. - Governor Urges Continued Partnership and Reaffirms Commitment to Ending the Opioid Epidemic. WASHINGTON – Governor Phil Murphy today announced preliminary 2019 year-end opioid statistics for New Jersey and reaffirmed his commitment to ending…
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Governor Murphy Signs Legislation Appropriating $9.5 Million for Family Planning Services

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Gov reports Legislation Replaces Federal Funding for Family Planning Providers Impacted by Title X Gag Rule. TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today signed A5802, which makes a Fiscal Year 2020 appropriation of $ million to the New Jersey Department of Health for family planning services. The legislation will replace critical federal funding for family planning services that are impacted by the…
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Governor Deploys State Police Tactical Units to Safeguard Religious Sites

NJSP Photos Trenton, NJ: New Jersey State Police report via Tweet. At the direction of @GovMurphy, members of the NJSP Target Hardening Unit, Field Operations Section, and Tactical Patrol Unit have been deployed to safeguard synagogues and Jewish community centers throughout the state.
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Funeral for Hero Jersey City Detective Seals

Jersey City, NJ: Office of the Governor Phil Murphy reports Gov Phil Murphy, "Detective Joseph Seals was a hero. He was a decorated law enforcement veteran, but even more importantly, he was a husband and father. Our deepest condolences to his family, friends, law enforcement colleagues, and the people of Jersey City. May he rest in eternal peace."
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Water Disasters – New NJDEP Rutgers Predicting Dramatic Increase in Sea-Level Rise Along Jersey Shore by 2050

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: NJ DEP reports 12. 2019 - How Much Will Sea-Level Rise in NJ. The Department of Environmental Protection released a new study projecting dramatic sea-level rise in New Jersey. According to the report, sea-level in New Jersey could rise from 2000 levels by up to feet by 2030, feet by 2050, and feet by 2100, underscoring the urgency of the Murphy Administration’s adaptation…
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Interfaith roundtable at Jersey City

Jersey City, NJ: Office of the Governor reports - Governor Murphy hosted an interfaith roundtable in Jersey City with Senator Bob Menendez, Congressman Bill Pascrell, Congressman Albio Sires, Lieutenant Governor Sheila Oliver, Mayor Steven Fulop, and community leaders from many faiths and communities. "We are in the most diverse American state, we are in the most diverse county in the most diverse American state, and we are in the most…
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Multi-Agency Investigation on Jersey City Shootings

NJ AG reports JERSEY CITY, – In conjunction with federal, state, and county law enforcement partners, Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today released new information regarding the shootings yesterday, December 10, in Jersey City, including the identities of the two shooters and the three innocent civilian victims who were killed inside the supermarket. The identity of the fallen Jersey City detective, Joseph Seals, 39, was released previously by the Jersey…
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