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NJ TRANSIT policy could ban ads that 'disparage services'

Posted on March 9, 2016

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NEWARK, N.J. — Days before rail workers have threatened to strike and weeks before it is set to consider a new budget that includes fare hikes, NJ TRANSIT’s board is set to vote on a measure to ban advertisements that “disparage the services of NJ Transit,” The Record reports.

The measure would also prohibit broad swaths of political speech from NJ TRANSIT trains, buses and stations, barring ads that “promote or oppose a political party” and “express or advocate an opinion, position or viewpoint on matters of public debate about economic, political, moral, religious or social issues.” For the full story, click here.

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