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Don’t Drive into Water – Gov Visits Flash Flood Aftermath

Little Falls, NJ: Governor Phil Murphy visited Little Falls to see firsthand the damage from yesterday's flooding and meet with Mayors Damiano, Kazmark, and local officials and residents. Murphy stated he is "Grateful to our first responders and volunteers helping around the clock with the recovery effort".  
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Indictment Charges Man with Soliciting Bribes and Fictitious Fees from Victims of Superstorm Sandy While Employed at Housing Recovery Center

TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that a man who worked at a state-operated housing recovery center in Newark after Superstorm Sandy has been indicted on charges that he demanded thousands of dollars in bribes and fictitious fees from storm victims, fraudulently representing to the victims that he could expedite and/or increase the federal relief funds they received. The Division of Criminal Justice Financial & Computer Crimes Bureau obtained a four-count state grand jury indictment on Friday, July…
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‘UNDERTOW’ GRABS THREE ARRESTS, OVER $300K IN DRUGS

Drug Network was Moving Kilo of Coke/10,000 Bags Heroin per Week in Neptune Area FREEHOLD – After a five-month investigation, three members of a Neptune Township cocaine and heroin distribution ring were arrested during the last several days. The group was moving about a kilogram of cocaine and 10,000 bags of heroin a week, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni. The investigation led by the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office Narcotics and Criminal Enterprise Investigation Section dubbed “Operation Undertow,” culminated…
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Governor Phil Murphy on Trump Administration’s Forced Separation of Migrant Children from their Families at the U.S. Border

Trenton, NJ: Gov. Phil Murphy release - “For centuries, America has been a refuge for those seeking freedom and yearning for a better life. President Trump has turned this promise on its head. “The Trump policy of separating families, housing children in cages, and preventing members of Congress from even seeing the conditions in which migrant families are housed defies any sense of logic and human decency. I add my voice to the chorus rightfully condemning the President’s decision to…
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Flowers Mark site of Mass Gang Shootings during Trenton Art All Night Festival at Roebling Wire Works

Governor Phil Murphy on Sunday remarked publically regarding Trenton Art All Night Gang Shootout - Late last night, tragedy struck Trenton, with over 20 people injured in a shooting at an arts festival. We are grateful to our first responders and all those who sprung to action to help those injured. Because of faith, because of community, we will rise above this senseless violence. New Jersey Capitol City Trenton gang war takes Art All Night festival to a close as…
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Mental Health Addictions – Gambling: State Health Mental & Addiction Services Seeks to Expand Services.

Trenton, NJ: The goal of treatment for gambling disorder is to change unhealthy gambling behaviors, to help manage gambling urges, and to solve financial, work, and relationship problems that are caused by the addiction. Gambling may be classified into four categories: • Recreational Gambling (non-problem) • At Risk Gambling (moderate risk) • Problem Gambling (high risk) • Disordered Gambling (meets DSM 5 diagnostic criteria) Share More:     
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TRUMP Approves FEMA Major Disaster Declaration for NJ Following March Nor’Easter

TRENTON - Governor Phil Murphy’s request for a Major Disaster Declaration for the March 6 to March 7, 2018 winter storm was approved by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The Declaration helps alleviate the financial burden created by the storm by making millions in local disaster response expenditures in Bergen, Essex, Morris, Passaic and Somerset counties eligible for federal reimbursement. The Declaration also provides funding for statewide hazard mitigation projects to help protect against future disasters. “Alleviating the suffering and damage which…
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Beach Disaster – Visitor Charged with Aggravated Assault by Spitting Bodily Fluids at / on a Police Officer, Disorderly Conduct, Resisting Arrest, Obstruction and Minor in Possession of Alcohol

Wildwood, NJ: via facebook - This City of Wildwood Police Department has received reports of a video on various social media sources, regarding an incident that occurred on the Wildwood beach yesterday afternoon, with our officers. An Internal Affairs Investigation was immediately initiated into this matter and the involved officers have been reassigned to administrative duty pending the outcome of a full and thorough investigation. Chief Regalbuto stated that while he finds this video to be alarming, he does not want…
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Industrial Opioid Disaster – State to Rescue Opioid Epidemic

Governor Phil Murphy tours the Rescue Mission of Trenton and holds a press conference specifying budget funding to fight the opioid epidemic on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018. OIT/ Governor’s Office. Strategy Provides Multi-Pronged, Coordinated Approach   Trenton, NJ: - Governor Phil Murphy today outlined his public health plan to commit $100 million from his Fiscal Year 2019 budget to address the burgeoning opioid epidemic in New Jersey through a strategic, coordinated multi-agency effort.  Overdose deaths have surged in New Jersey as…
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