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Murphy Administration Announces $38 Million Investment to Fund Child Care Services for Working Families

October 23, 2018

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey will spend $38 million on child care services available to working families, the state Department of Human Services has announced.

The funds are aimed to improve the state's child care subsidy program payment rates, create new incentives to expand infant care, and prioritizes quality care and services, according to Human Services Commissioner Carole ...

Former Lake Como Mayor Wilton Elevated to Deputy Chief Counsel in Murphy Administration

TRENTON, NJ — Former Lake Como Mayor Brian Wilton has been named deputy chief counsel for authorities in Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration.

In his new role as director of authorities, Wilton will oversee and monitor the operations of more than 50 independent state and bistate agencies on behalf of the governor, including the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority, which is led ...

Bill Boosting Horce Racing in New Jersey by $20 Million Moves Forward

TRENTON, NJ — A bill that would appropriate $20 million to boost horse racing in New Jersey has been introduced in the state Legislature.

Sponsored by Sen. Vin Gopal of District 11 in Monmouth County, home to Monmouth Park and Freehold Raceway, and Sen. Paul A. Sarlo, District 36, which includes, Bergen County, home of the Meadowlands, sponsored the bill.

The bill was referred to the ...


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