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Past articles by David:

$2.5B in new taxes and fees spurs 2 lawmakers to take new action

As New Jersey has become less affordable, two Garden State lawmakers have created a tax cut caucus in the Legislature to address the situation. → Read More

NJ judge releases accused child rapist and lets him go on vacation

Should defendants accused of raping children be let out of jail before trial? Supporters of New Jersey's bail reform law say the system isn't perfect but it's an improvement. → Read More

NJ finally rolls out required Real ID — Here’s how we got one

Real ID is up and running in New Jersey but you must follow strict rules to have the chance to get one. → Read More

Beach umbrella impaled NJ woman. Menendez wants that to stop

A New Jersey U.S. Senator wants the Consumer Product Safety Commission to study how to make them safer. → Read More

Will your insurance cover this? NJ homeowners checking after storm

After powerful storms rolled through Jersey causing damage, homeowners are cleaning up and reviewing their policies. → Read More

5-hour delays on NJ Transit, Amtrak? That’s normal now

Murphy, Cuomo sign legislation to move the Gateway project ahead. → Read More

Should judges who went easy on accused rapists resign? Murphy hedges

Several senators have said they should step down or be removed from the bench. → Read More

How Monmouth County's looking out for victims of strangulation

In domestic violence incidents, strangulation can have long-term, traumatic effects. → Read More

Route 295 drivers: Get ready for a traffic horror show

The nightmare on Route 295 heading into Pennsylvania should be short-lived if all goes according to plan. → Read More

NJ’s senator wants to see toy guns regulated — to look less real

Bob Menendez is calling on federal regulators to enact new provisions. → Read More

Murphy: It’s ‘Sensible’ to take funds meant for firefighters and families

The Governor wants to divert $33 million for his budget from a special fireman's relief fund. The head of the fireman's union insists the plan is DOA. → Read More

NJ proposal would use tax dollars to match savings accounts for working poor

Should your tax dollars be used for savings accounts for the working poor? A new program calls for matching savings accounts to be used to close Jersey's racial wealth gap. → Read More

11,000 acres of NJ fire burned: Massive blaze finally contained

What caused the blaze remains a mystery. → Read More

NJ shuts luxury apartment heroin mill tied to 227 overdoses, 84 deaths

The mill inside the luxury apartment on Somerset Avenue in Harrison was supplying 15,000 doses of fentanyl and heroin a day, the state Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said. → Read More

Lights, camera ... diversity! NJ's new showbiz tax break

The Garden State is rolling out a new tax credit program for TV and movie production companies that are diverse. → Read More

Flu activity is declining in some parts of New Jersey

There are some indicators that it is, but the experts warn it's too soon to know for sure. → Read More

‘We’ll come back to you’ — Murphy looking into new questions on hiring practices

Gov. Murphy gets new questions about hiring practices at the SDA and says he's trying to figure out what's been going on. → Read More

Do you love living in Jersey? There's a 50-50 chance

A new poll finds New Jersey residents' view of the quality of life in their state have tumbled to an all-time low. → Read More

Prices at Newark airport shops a ‘nightmare,’ GOP leader says

Bramnick wants the bi-state agency that oversees Newark Liberty Airport to investigate. → Read More

Legal weed is growing ... in support among NJ residents

As the Governor and legislative leaders inch closer to a pot deal, a new poll finds more Garden State residents like the idea of recreational marijuana. → Read More