WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Affordable Health Care Act (AHCA), colloquially known as "Trumpcare," is an attempt to "repeal and replace" the healthcare reforms adopted eight years ago.

The proposal, in the form of a bill currently being pushed in the United States Senate, would inflict long-term, serious damage on New Jersey’s economy that would extend far beyond the healthcare sector, according to a new, nonpartisan study conducted by the Commonwealth Fund and George Washington University.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The New Brunswick Police Department (NBPD) is investigating a shooting that injured a 23-year-old male during the early morning hours of June 8.

This was apparently the first in a series of shootings that occurred on Throop Avenue near Delavan Street.

According to a video from a security camera, a man wearing a gray hoodie opened fire on a vehicle at 12:51 A.M as it backed up on Delavan Street.

According to residents, the shootings are becoming very frequent in the summer months.

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PERTH AMBOY, NJ—Former Chief of Police of Perth Amboy, Benjamin Ruiz, was indicted by a grand jury on Friday, June 2, on counts of stalking and impersonating a Law Enforcement Officer.

The charges stem from a period of time in 2016, while the Chief was suspended over allegations that he used police resources to repair a personal vehicle, among other charges.

They say that their investigation determined Ruiz was hiding outside a Smith Street convenience store to watch an unidentified neighbor.

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ—The Rutgers Board of Governors has agreed to allow a neighboring pharmaceutical company to construct a gas pipeline underneath a sliver of the school's Cook Campus. 

Bristol-Myers Squibb, which operates a large research and development facility adjacent to the campus, is paying Rutgers $48,ooo to construct the gas pipeline, and a metering station on their property. 

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