New Jersey lawmakers passed a three-bill package Thursday to make it easier for criminal records to be expunged, sending the legislation to Gov. Chris Christie, who has pledged to sign the measures into law. 636 more words
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NEW YORK (AP) — The price of a pack of cigarettes in New York City is going up — to at least $13 — and the number of places you can buy them is going down under legislation signed Monday by the mayor. 593 more words
FB: “New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio signed legislation Monday aimed to reduce smoking that raises the minimum price of cigarettes to $13.00, the highest in the United States. 140 more words
Five years ago last month, another tax hike was hitting pocketbooks around the state of Illinois.
In June 2012, a dollar-per-pack cigarette tax increase raised the state levy from 98 cents to $1.98. 56 more words
Gov. Chris Christie vetoed 14 bills on Friday including a top priority for Democratic lawmakers, a measure broadly enhancing the state’s paid family leave law. 826 more words