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.
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.
By Michael Barone | 02/04/14 12:21 PM
Here's some shocking political news from New Jersey, and it has nothing to do with the George Washington Bridge. The news, from philly.com, is that Rep. Rob Andrews will resign from Congress later this month to take a job with an unnamed Philadelphia law firm. No big scandal here, though the...
By Rebecca Berg | 02/04/14 06:24 AM
When asked Monday on the "Ask The Governor" radio show, N.J. Gov. Chris Christie pushed back Monday night against allegations by a former Port Authority official that Christie knew about lane closures to the George Washington Bridge as they were carried out.
02/03/14 10:53 AM
TRNETON, N.J. — A member of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's administration who has been subpoenaed in an alleged political payback investigation has resigned. Christina Genovese Renna left the governor's office Friday, the same day former Christie loyalist David Wildstein claimed to have...
By Wayne Parry | 02/03/14 10:15 AM
A Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind poll finds 41 percent of respondents would support smoking marijuana recreationally if it became legal. That compares with only 32 percent who support gambling over the Internet, which is legal in New Jersey now.
By Kimberly Hefling | 02/03/14 08:17 AM
Giancarlo Tello paid $14,000 more than other New Jersey high school graduates to attend Rutgers University, the state's flagship public college. Why the difference? Tello spent much of his childhood in the U.S. without legal permission after his parents moved from Peru when he was 6.
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