By Paul Bedard | 09/30/14 11:21 AM
As citizens in the northeast flee high tax states, the region has lost its influence in Washington. It had 141 House members in 1950 but that's down to just 85 today.
09/29/14 04:00 PM
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's mayor said Monday he cannot agree to massive tax reductions sought by the owners of the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, throwing into serious doubt an already long-shot plan by billionaire Carl Icahn to buy and save the casino and its 2,800 jobs. Mayor...
By Ashe Schow | 09/26/14 03:27 PM
Senior citizens lose their daily bingo games after a former senior home employee reported their "illegal" 10-cent bingo game to the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs this past May.
By Ashe Schow | 09/25/14 11:30 AM
Shaneen Allen, the Philadelphia mother of two facing three years in prison for mistakenly bringing her legally obtained firearm into New Jersey, will instead enter a pre-trial intervention program.
09/23/14 12:15 PM
Funding for transportation projects has long been simmering as an issue in New Jersey. Now, it's coming to a boil. Last week, a coalition of business, consumer advocate and planning groups called for a new funding structure. Days later, Gov. Chris Christie nominated Democrat Jamie Fox to head...
By David M. Drucker | 09/22/14 11:47 PM
For New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, the rain may have subsided but the storm clouding the Republican's once sterling presidential prospects has yet to clear.
By Paul Bedard | 09/22/14 01:18 PM
Conservative critics of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are already out to block his path to the GOP presidential nomination, warning voters that he favors moderate to liberal judges over strict constitutionalists.
09/18/14 04:59 PM
Hoffman TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – The State of New Jersey recently obtained a $177,000 settlement in a lawsuit against Williams Asphalt Materials L.L.C., a former paving company that allegedly performed substandard work, according to an announcement by Acting Attoney General John....
09/18/14 03:00 PM
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...
By Ashe Schow | 09/17/14 05:59 PM
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.
09/16/14 03:49 PM
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...
By Kelly Cohen | 09/16/14 07:54 AM
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.
By Joseph Lawler | 09/12/14 07:45 PM
"[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.
09/12/14 04:15 PM
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...
By Ashe Schow | 09/11/14 01:36 PM
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.
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