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Creating jobs in a                                       gas emissions that cause global
                                                         warming,” Corzine said.
                                                                                                     $7.4 million in fees while he served
                                                                                                     as the conservator overseeing the
                                                                                                                                                     to outfit themselves with weapons
                                                                                                                                                     is the obvious
green economy                                                 In addition, nonprofit organi-         sale of the casino, according to pub-           implication of
                                                         zations and labor unions are eligible       lished reports.                                 bulk handgun                                                “Our farmlands and
The federal stimulus package will                        for up to $250 million nationally in              Polistina said it wasn’t surpris-         p u r c h a s i n g ,”
provide $20 million for energy effi-                     job training for energy efficiency          ing that the sale took nearly two               said Assembly-                                              open space provide
ciency and renewable energy proj-                        and renewable energy work, Corzine          years while Stein was receiving the             woman Joan                                                   the foundation for
ects, as well as the opportunities                       said. – Andrew Kitchenman                   fees, and Amodeo said jobs were lost            M. Quigley (D-                                              a strong agricultural
for energy job training, through two                                                                 due to political games.                         Jersey        City),
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      and tourism
programs Gov. Jon S. Corzine an-
nounced last week.
                                                         Casino consulting fees                            Stein has rejected the charge,
                                                                                                     saying the sale was delayed by the
                                                                                                                                                     a sponsor of
                                                                                                                                                     the bill.              Jon S. Corzine                          economy. These
      The $20 million will be avail-                     trigger Republican bill                     bankruptcy of the casino’s parent                     However, shop owners say                                investments were
able for grants                                                                                      company. – Andrew Kitchenman                    the current permitting require-
toward public                                            State-appointed conservators and                                                            ments already deter criminals,                                  supported by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  voters and will pay
projects. The
goal is to put
                                                         other appointees would be barred
                                                         from using their positions to steer
                                                                                                     Dealers oppose limit                            while lengthy permitting approvals
                                                                                                                                                     had led purchasers to buy multiple                              dividends for
contractors to                                           work to their businesses or their           on firearm purchases                            guns at one time.
work and re-                                             family members’ businesses, under                                                                 “It’s going to do nothing to
duce     public                                          a law being drafted by two southern         The Legislature has passed a law lim-           prevent, or solve, or do anything
energy costs,                                            New Jersey legislators.                     iting gun purchases in the state to             with crime,” said Bob Viden, own-                             Assemblyman Nelson
officials said.                                                Assemblymen John F. Amodeo            one handgun per month, per person,              er of Bob’s Little Sports Shop, in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   T. Albano (D-Middle),
Corzine linked       Barack Obama                        and Vincent J. Polistina, both Re-          prompting concern by gun dealers                Glassboro.
his energy master plan with Presi-                       publicans with offices in North-            that their businesses will be hurt.                   He said the law will restrict
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