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SWEENEY: NJ SHOULD REPLACE FUNDS LOST VIA 'GAG RULE'

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The two Planned Parenthood affiliates in our state are self-funding all 22 of their clinics right now, because state Sen. Pres. Steven Sweeney wants that to change. In Trenton yesterday, he said the state should replace the federal funding that Planned Parenthood recently lost in protest of the so-called 'gag rule': the federal prohibition against abortion counseling. (NJTV News)

NEWARK PUBLIC SCHOOLS RESPONDS TO LEAD CRISIS

The Newark Board of Education has a message for parents who are worried about the safety of the city's water. “Our children do not need to come to school with water bottles,” the Superintendent said. Yesterday, Gov. Phil Murphy saidthat he has no plans to call a State of Emergency, as Assemblyman Jamel Holley has urged him to do. (TAPinto Newark / NJTV News)

A TOUR OF DETENTION CENTER FOR IMMIGRANT DETAINEES

Rep. Frank Pallone and three congressmen from New York visited the ICE-contracted detention center in Elizabeth yesterday. They toured the facility, which is operated by a private company, CoreCivic. What they saw likely didn't reflect the day-to-day conditions, because it wasn't a surprise visit. (NJ.com)

PATERSON: NEW OPTIONS FOR BATTLING OPIOID ADDICTION

"McGreevey talks of giving everyone second chances, and more when necessary," writes Steve Lenox in this write-up of former governor Jim McGreevey's work in Paterson. The new partnership between McGreevey's agency, the New Jersey Reentry Corporation, and Care Plus New Jersey will give residents access to Medication Assisted Treatment. (TAPinto Paterson)

 

🙈 We're keeping an eye on—

  • Fios1 News shutting down in NJ, NY; 150 to lose jobs (Patch)
  • Alpaca, horse infected with serious mosquito-borne disease (NJ.com)
  • Fired Passaic NAACP leader had criminal record, and lawmaker says Gov. Phil Murphy's staff was warned (NorthJersey.com)

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