Power & Politics - Full show for May 5

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Hearings are well underway in the Legislature -- lawmakers charged with hashing out how best to spend your hard-earned tax dollars are meeting every week to meet the budget deadline by the end of June. Two Senate Budget Committee members -- Democrat Pat Diegnan and Republican Sam Thomson - join Eric Landskroner for a status report.

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This week Gov. Murphy signed a law that in essence allows towns to accept charitable donations in lieu of property taxes, all to fight back against the federal tax overhaul. NJ Spotlight reporter John Reitmeyer explains how it works.

Plus - a lot to talk about regarding our state's representatives - from Sen. Menendez's ethics committee admonition to the highly competitive midterm Congressional races. Rutgers Professor Ross Baker discusses the issues.

Watch NJ Power & Politics Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. on News 12 New Jersey.

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