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N.J. impasse ends with sales tax hike

Observers warn of political fallout

By Michael M. Grynbaum
Globe Correspondent / July 8, 2006

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TRENTON, N.J. -- The budget impasse that shut down New Jersey's government for the first time in history came to a close yesterday, as state lawmakers worked into the night to formally approve a bitterly contested plan that will raise the sales tax by 1 percent. (Full article: 909 words)

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