Power & Politics - Full Show for Dec. 5

A closer look at Biden's top priorities, the latest on legal marijuana, and the latest on COVID-19 developments in the state.

News 12 Staff

Dec 5, 2020, 2:47 PM

Updated 1,321 days ago

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This week on Power & Politics, we take a look at President-elect Joe Biden's top prirorities when he takes office. Jeannine LaRue, Democratic strategist and senior vice president of Kaufman Zita Group, joins News 12's Alex Zdan to discuss.
Plus -- The state Legislature is still working to set up a legal marijuana market before cannabis becomes legal in the state on Jan. 1. At the same time, Republicans on the state Senate Budget Committee say they want a relief package for small businesses and nonprofits. Joining the show is Republican member of the Budget Committee, state Sen. Declan O'Scanlon of Monmouth County. 
And six New Jersey hospitals will receive doses of Pfizer's coronavirus vaccine within days as part of the Trump administration's Operation Warp Speed.  But it comes as contact tracers in New Jersey continue to be frustrated at low levels of cooperation as they try to determine the path of infections. Dr. Perry Halkitis, dean of the School of Health at Rutgers University, who devised New Jersey's contact tracing program, joins the program.


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