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Editorial: More states should follow New Jersey’s new gun policy

Gov. Phil Murphy is pictured in Trenton, New Jersey, in March.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 10, 2019

More states should consider similar executive orders going forward to have a greater possible impact on gun policy in this country.

No mercy for Menendez

Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) speaks during a meeting of the Senate Banking Housing and Urban Affairs in Washington, DC in 2009. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/MCT)

By Ben Sheppard | For The Pitt News

September 24, 2017

The last time the U.S. Senate had to expel a member, the country was tearing itself apart in the Civil War. With a country that feels almost as divided today, 2017 may see another Senate expulsion — Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey. Federal prosecutors in Menendez’s home state opened a trial again...

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