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.
By Joel Gehrke | 02/02/14 12:37 PM
"Pimps will be lurking" after the Super Bowl, hoping to find guys interested in paying for sex, according to a top House member for human rights work, who also hails from the state that hosts this year's game. “On game day, I expect that pimps will be lurking at strip clubs, bars, street...
By Associated Press | 02/01/14 03:46 PM
Beach replenishment will start soon in the first Jersey shore community to rebuild its boardwalk after Superstorm Sandy, part of a near statewide blitz to widen and elevate beaches to the shape they were in before the killer storm hit.
By Associated Press | 02/01/14 03:34 PM
On Friday, the lawyer for a former Christie loyalist said in a letter that "evidence exists" that Christie knew about the closures as they were happening, although he did not accuse the Republican governor and possible 2016 presidential candidate of knowing about it beforehand. But even without...
By Philip Klein | 01/31/14 05:31 PM
Political reporters collectively freaked out on Twitter on Friday afternoon when the New York Times came out with a story pointing to new evidence that Chris Christie knew about the George Washington Bridge closures as they were happening. But on further examination, the story may not be the...
By Washington Examiner staff reports | 01/31/14 05:21 PM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie knew about the closures on the George Washington Bridge that have threatened to derail his political future, two major press outlets reported Friday afternoon. "The former Port Authority official who personally oversaw the lane closings on the George Washington...
By Paul Bedard | 01/30/14 01:38 PM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and his oft-mocked state are getting a one-two chance to improve their image this weekend thanks to sports. Not only is Christie the host of the Super Bowl, being played at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., but the editors of the 50th anniversary issue of...
By Washington Examiner | 01/29/14 06:29 AM
Closing down a bridge to punish a mayor for not endorsing Gov. Chris Christie for re-election was an unambiguous abuse of power by individuals on the governor’s staff and was rather petty to boot. This kind of bullying is hardly unique to New Jersey, though. It goes on at the federal level,...
By Steve Doty | 01/28/14 03:49 PM
Despite a potentially devastating political scandal, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett says he wants New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's endorsement during this year's election.
By Paul Bedard | 01/28/14 01:18 PM
The owner of a husband/wife beverage company in California, Dwight “Bone Daddy” Perkins had the best and most expensive Kaiser Permanente small group plan available. On Jan. 21, the gut shot hit. Kaiser sent him a letter canceling his policy because of Obamacare.
By Charlie Spiering | 01/28/14 07:56 AM
A new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll shows that Americans are split when asked to weigh in on New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's assertions that he was telling the truth when he said he had nothing to do with the bridge scandal that led him to fire members of his staff. Forty-four percent say that...
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