03/24/14 10:00 PM
BURLINGTON CITY, N.J. (AP) — If flooding were a real concern for Taylor Rambo, he says he wouldn't have built a bar in his basement. Yet he pays about $2,700 each year for flood insurance that he is required to have as part of his mortgage, and the amount is likely to rise quickly as the...
03/24/14 03:30 PM
A plan to let New Jersey casino regulators oversee foreign Internet gambling companies if they shift their operations to Atlantic City moved a step closer to approval on Monday. The state Senate Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee approved the bill, which was...
03/24/14 02:20 PM
Hoffman NEWARK, N.J. (Legal Newsline) – New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman warned consumers on Thursday about a scam in which New Jersey residents received phone calls from scam artists pretending to be U.S. Internal Revenue Service representatives. Hoffman’s Division...
By Charlie Spiering | 03/21/14 10:47 AM
Sen. Corey Booker, D-N.J., revealed a few details about his private dinner with Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in an interview Thursday on “Good Day New York.” “First of all, he’s a Texas meat-eating cowboy. I’m a Jersey boy, vegetarian," Booker joked, explaining that the restaurant choice...
03/20/14 02:30 PM
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Tourism promoters, business owners and even members of the Christie administration have been saying for months that tourism was down last year as a result of Superstorm Sandy. But 2013 was actually a banner year for New Jersey, Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno said Thursday at...
By Charlie Spiering | 03/19/14 11:02 AM
During a town hall Tuesday, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie explained that the was a "common sense conservative" after he was asked by a participant whether he was a moderate.
By Timothy P. Carney | 03/18/14 05:50 PM
We knew Chris Christie could reach across the aisle, but who would have guessed he could turn the liberal commentariat into free-market libertarians? The secret: enforcing regulations that get between rich New York-area consumers and their luxury electric cars. Tesla manufactures plug-in...
By Paul Bedard | 03/18/14 03:07 PM
As Tax Day approaches in just one month, a new report finds a huge divide between tax rates throughout the 50 states, with New Yorkers the most heavily burdened with an average bill of $9,718, 40 percent higher than the national average. WalletHub provided Secrets with its “2014 Report on...
By Ashe Schow | 03/18/14 01:08 PM
What little science exists on the safety of e-cigarettes shows that they are a safer alternative to regular cigarettes. But that hasn't stopped some in government - including New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie - from proposing a tax on the cigarette alternative that would make them the...
By Associated Press | 03/15/14 02:15 PM
Democrats are accusing Republican Gov. Chris Christie of trying to create new taxes, for a change.
By Associated Press | 03/13/14 09:26 AM
Gov. Chris Christie is heading to Burlington County to talk about the state budget. The Republican will be in Mount Laurel for a town hall meeting Thursday.
By Charlie Spiering | 03/11/14 08:57 AM
During the all-night Senate speech about climate change, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., said he drove to Hawaii as a teenager.
03/11/14 08:30 AM
Chris Christie and his allies at the Port Authority are now entangled in a scandal over the closing of lanes leading to the George Washington Bridge — apparently a politically motivated move. But long before the lane closings, the Port Authority had already been turned into a de facto political...
03/10/14 10:05 AM
TRENTON, N.J. — The former mayor of New Jersey's capital city has asked a federal judge to throw out his conviction on corruption charges and grant him a new trial. The Times of Trenton reports that Tony Mack's lawyer, Mark Davis, made the appeal in a 23-page brief filed Friday. Davis...
By Ashe Schow | 03/06/14 02:35 PM
Students and professors at Rutgers University in New Jersey don't want former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to give the university's 2014 commencement address.
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