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Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) Chairman and CEO Robert A. Marino, left, addresses the media at the Statehouse Monday, July 3, 2017, in Trenton, N.J. New Jersey's budget stalemate between Republican Gov. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) Chairman and CEO Robert A. Marino, left, addresses the media at the Statehouse Monday, July 3, 2017, in Trenton, N.J. New Jersey's budget stalemate between Republican Gov. New Jersey Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, second right, D-Secaucus, N.J., walks with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) Chairman and CEO Robert A. Marino, fourth right, at the Statehouse Monday, July 3, 2017, in Trenton, N.J. New Jersey's budget stalemate between Republican Gov. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) Chairman and CEO Robert A. Marino walks past media at the Statehouse Monday, July 3, 2017, in Trenton, N.J.


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Associated Press

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) Chairman and CEO Robert A. Marino, left, addresses the media at the Statehouse Monday, July 3, 2017, in Trenton, N.J. New Jersey's budget stalemate between Republican Gov. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) Chairman and CEO Robert A. Marino, left, addresses the media at the Statehouse Monday, July 3, 2017, in Trenton, N.J. New Jersey's budget stalemate between Republican Gov. New Jersey Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, second right, D-Secaucus, N.J., walks with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) Chairman and CEO Robert A. Marino, fourth right, at the Statehouse Monday, July 3, 2017, in Trenton, N.J. New Jersey's budget stalemate between Republican Gov. Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) Chairman and CEO Robert A. Marino walks past media at the Statehouse Monday, July 3, 2017, in Trenton, N.J.


Agency: Officer Wrong to Demand Deletion of Photo of Inmates

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FILE - In this June 27, 2017 file photo, inmates in the custody of the New Jersey Department of Corrections move furniture from the New Jersey State House in Trenton, N.J. New Jersey's corrections department said Thursday, June 29 that one of its officers was wrong when he demanded that an Associated Press reporter delete the photograph of inmates working at the statehouse. Spokesman Matt Schuman said that the department will remind its staffers of the proper policy, which requires that inmates inside corrections facilities sign release forms but does not govern photos taken in public.


Ally No More: Union Takes on Top Democrat Facing Re-Election

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FILE – In this Dec. 10, 2015 file photo, New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney, D-West Deptford, N.J., says he will push for a constitutional amendment requiring the state to make quarterly public pension payments despite Gov. Chris Christie's opposition, while speaking to a gathering at the Statehouse in Trenton, N.J. New Jersey's powerful Democratic Senate president is an ironworkers union executive, but Sweeney's 2017 re-election campaign faces stiff opposition from a teachers' union, the New Jersey Education Association, which backs his Republican challenger Fran Grenier.


Firearm-only bear hunt in New Jersey resumes

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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, file photo, a woman holds a sign with a bear near the Statehouse in Trenton, N.J., as she and other animal activists renewed their calls for New Jersey officials to help ensure the welfare of a bear that walks upright and has become a social media darling. The death of a black bear presumed to be "Pedals" who walked upright on its hind legs due to an injury, is now serving as a rallying cry for those opposed to New Jersey's bear hunt.