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  • Unemployment rate rises a tick in New Jersey

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's unemployment rate rose a tick in August to 6.6 percent as more people looked for work and the number of people with jobs dropped slightly. The state Labor Department released its preliminary monthly report Thursday. The report finds that employment decreased...

  • Shaneen Allen may get justice after all

    Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain wrote a letter last week to Superior Court Judge Michael Donio that his office would review Allen's case, following criticism that he was treating her unfairly.

  • New Jersey reaches $190M settlement with Occidental Chemical

    Hoffman TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Acting Attorney General John J. Hoffman and Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin recently reached a $190 million settlement agreement with Occidental Chemical for cleanup and damages related to alleged...

  • Booker donated $440,000 to charity in 2013

    Sen. Cory Booker donated more than 80 percent of his salary last year. Recipients of his donations include churches, schools, as food bank, the Dominican Parade and American Cancer Society.

  • Downgrades put Governor Christie's signature reform in doubt

    "[The pension agreement] was pretty much his signature accomplishment. Now that agreement, that reform is in tatters. It has basically blown up," said Gordon MacInnes, a former Democratic official.

  • Labor group complains about New Jersey investments

    A labor group filed an ethics complaint Friday claiming it was improper that the man who oversees investments of New Jersey's pension funds was also involved in Gov. Chris Christie's re-election campaign. The New Jersey AFL-CIO is asking the state Ethics Commission to look into State Investment...

  • Mom arrested for carrying licensed firearm slams NJ prosecutor who let Ray Rice off but is throwing book at her

    Allen was arrested last October after she was pulled over for a minor traffic offense and informed the officer she had a gun in her car and presented her concealed-carry permit.

  • Christie stumps for Illinois candidate

    The New Jersey governor is heading back into the home state of President Obama to stump for Bruce Rauner, who faces incumbent Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn in November.

  • New Jersey track may start sports betting Sunday

    CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — One horse racing track said it hopes to begin taking sports bets on Sunday, less than a week after the state government announced that such enterprises would no longer be illegal in New Jersey. And even if the track cannot be ready to accept bets on Sunday, it intends to...

  • New Jersey prosecutor who let Ray Rice off the hook is throwing the book at a young mother of two

    Atlantic County Prosecutor Jim McClain approved an application for admitting Rice into New Jersey's Pre-Trial Intervention program that allowed the NFL star to avoid jail time.

  • Christie allows betting on sports

    After a review of New Jersey state law which found nothing barring betting on sports, the Republican governor issued an action allowing it on Monday, according to the Associated Press.

  • Chris Christie hit by state bond rating downgrade

    New Jersey suffered its second financial downgrade to its bond ratings this year, giving a black eye to Gov. Chris Christie as he considers a run for the White House in 2016.

  • In Puebla, New Jersey's Christie is a rock star

    PUEBLA, Mexico (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was greeted like a rock star on the final day of his trade mission to Mexico. But the three-day trip is unlikely to change perceptions that the Republican governor needs to establish his foreign policy credentials before he jumps into a...

  • Drew University hosts campus sexual assault summit

    The summit was organized under Drew's new president, MaryAnn Baenninger, who addressed the new focus on sexual assault in a statement.

  • Chris Christie heads to Mexico

    The New Jersey governor is seeking to boost his foreign policy chops ahead of a likely 2016 run for the Republican presidential nomination.



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