By Susan Ferrechio | 02/24/14 04:16 PM
So much for reforming the nation's bankrupt flood insurance program. House Republican leaders have scheduled a vote this week on legislation that would halt most insurance premium increases called for under a 2012 law intended to bolster the significantly underfunded National Flood Insurance...
02/24/14 04:03 PM
Rabner NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – Superior Judge Ana C. Viscomi of Middlesex County, N.J., has been reassigned to manage the state’s centralized asbestos litigation, beginning March 1. The order was filed on Feb. 10 by New Jersey Supreme Court Chief Justice Stuart Rabner....
By Charlie Spiering | 02/20/14 01:20 PM
During a town hall in New Jersey on Thursday, a veteran encouraged Gov. Chris Christie to destroy his Bruce Springsteen CDs.
By Charlie Spiering | 02/20/14 10:40 AM
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio reacted to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's comments, criticizing him for pushing "income equality." Christie, the Republican governor of New Jersey, called de Blasio's ideas a recipe for mediocrity, and said that the fundamental idea of America was more...
02/19/14 01:30 PM
PERTH AMBOY, N.J. (AP) — The federal government won't drop rules that many Superstorm Sandy victims say are among the biggest impediments to rebuilding more quickly. New Jersey officials had asked the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to waive requirements that people applying...
By Wayne Parry | 02/19/14 08:33 AM
The federal government won't drop rules that many Superstorm Sandy victims say are among the biggest impediments to rebuilding more quickly.
02/18/14 07:15 PM
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The head of New Jersey's public transportation agency announced his resignation Tuesday, leaving behind a record that includes a costly decision to leave rail equipment in the path of Superstorm Sandy and the image of thousands of fans stranded for hours after this month's...
By Associated Press | 02/18/14 12:53 PM
The Democrat who represents central New Jersey's 12th District announced his decision with an email to constituents on Tuesday. His retirement ensures major changes in New Jersey's congressional delegation next year.
02/18/14 09:31 AM
FORT LEE, N.J. — The mayor of the New Jersey town where allies of Gov. Chris Christie created traffic jams last fall has refused a request to be interviewed by a lawyer representing the governor. Fort Lee Mark Sokolich also was asked to provide documents. The Record reports that Mastro...
By Mark Flatten | 02/18/14 04:43 AM
From California to New Hampshire, state governments are using smoke and mirrors instead of cash to meet the constitutional or statutory mandates that they finish their fiscal years with balanced budgets.
02/13/14 03:13 PM
Hoffman NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced two settlements on Tuesday with auto repair shops that allegedly charged hundreds of dollars for unnecessary repairs. Hoffman’s office reached settlements with American Eagle...
02/12/14 03:34 PM
Hoffman TRENTON, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced a settlement on Monday with a South Jersey nursing and rehabilitation facility to resolve allegations of disability discrimination. The Medford Care Center allegedly failed to accommodate...
By Charlie Spiering | 02/10/14 08:47 AM
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., explained in an interview with a local Houston station that he wouldn't judge New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's role in the "Bridgegate" scandal, but he did point out that the case could be "unsettling" to the American people.
02/09/14 03:35 PM
TRENTON, N.J. — This is the year Chris Christie was planning to be more than just New Jersey's governor. Yet it turns out that high-profile investigations into his administration and campaign operation in a political payback case could make advancing his agenda a challenge.
By Associated Press | 02/05/14 08:50 AM
A new survey finds at least 10 U.S. states are considering bills to legalize or expand Internet gambling this year. But the study by Gambling Compliance, which tracks gambling-related legislation worldwide, also finds slim chances for a national law to regulate Internet poker.
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