NJ Dems fail to block NJN takeover deal

    New York’s largest public broadcasting station has secured a deal to takeover New Jersey’s state-owned television network after an attempt to block it failed.

    A resolution to reject the takeover fell one vote shy in the New Jersey Senate last night.

    Republican Gov. Chris Christie has said the state shouldn’t be operating a news network and can’t afford to.

    WNET-TV in New York will take over the station on July 1.

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