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N.J. POLITICS ROUNDUP

A collection of domestic news from a Statehouse and around New Jersey

TRENTON — Tuesday was a bustling day for Gov. Chris Christie.

The Republican administrator started with an talk on CNBC, fortifying a new state bill he sealed that reduces appropriation to a public-worker grant complement to cover a income shortfall.

He also declined to criticism on a U.S. Supreme Court’s argumentative Hobby Lobby ruling, that allows some religious-leaning companies to equivocate profitable for word coverage for contraception under President Obama’s health caring overhaul.

Later, a vast organisation of teachers booed Christie in Paterson as he swore in a city’s new mayor.

Christe finished a day with a city gymnasium in Caldwell, observant New Jersey needs to reform open workers’ health caring benefits.

He sparred with what he called “professional protesters.”

And he blamed state Senate Democrats for his preference to stop 8 legal nominations in Essex County’s courts.

Meanwhile, medical pot advocates who designed to light adult during a eventuality were barred from entering.

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BOOKER ON CONTRACEPTION DECISION

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) urged Congress to pass legislation to fight a Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby decision.

Should companies with eremite objections be authorised to equivocate profitable for contraception?

POLL: HOBBY LOBBY RULING

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BARAKA TAKES OFFICE IN NEWARK

State Sen. Richard Codey (D-Essex) swore in Ras Baraka as Newark’s 40th mayor.

HOUSING CRISIS CHAT

Watch a summation of a live discuss with experts about New Jersey’s housing crisis.

IN OTHER NEWS …

• An profession for a state Public Advocate’s Office who was brutally beaten by her customer during Ancora Psychiatric Hospital might sue a state for unwell to keep her safe, the New Jersey Supreme Court said.

• With Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop a probable claimant for governor, here is a demeanour during other mayors from a city that have tried for a pursuit and failed.

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Star-Ledger staff writers Matt Friedman, Susan K. Livio, Naomi Nix, and Carly Rothman, and NJ Advance Media contributor Matt Arco and Jersey Journal contributor Terrence T. McDonald contributed to this report.

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