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The New Jersey State Policemen’s Benevolent Association wants lawmakers to revisit a law that could lead to charges for officers searching or arresting minors suspected of underage drinking or possessing marijuana.
A New Jersey lawmaker says the state needs more transparency in its budget process, deriding this year’s approach as harried, completed in the shadows and lacking the opportunity for substantiative public input.