New Jersey State Senate Passes Bill Banning Minors From Getting MarriedThe state Senate passed the measure on Monday by a 26-5 vote.
NJ Lawmakers Advance Bill To Let Christie Cash In On Book Deal Before Leaving OfficeThe Democrat-led New Jersey Assembly and Senate advanced legislation to let Republican Gov. Chris Christie cash in on a book deal before he leaves office while also raising legislative staff, judges' and other officials' salaries.
New Jersey Lawmakers Debate Bill That Would Require Recess In SchoolsThe bill would require that students in kindergarten through fifth grade have a daily, 20-minute recess period.
Cyber Harassment Could Soon Be A Crime In New JerseyA New Jersey senate committee cleared a measure this week that tightens laws against harassment over the Internet.
NJ Senate Debate A Study In OppositesNew Jersey voters got a distinct choice in the debate between the candidates for U.S. Senate that was broadcast Sunday.
Political Analyst Says Lonegan Needs Low Voter Turnout To Beat BookerRowan University political analyst Larry Butler says getting people out to the polls -- or not -- could be the key to victory.
New Jersey Lawmakers Hear Sandy Recovery ProposalsSenator Bob Smith of Middlesex County says the biggest ticket is the $100 million requested for the Emergency Disaster Relief Act of 2013, which is 2 1/2 times what the Governor mentioned in his budget address, and also higher than after Floyd.
Bill Requiring NJ Schools To Have Defibrillators Near Athletic Fields Voted Out Of CommitteeA New Jersey Senate committee, yesterday, approved legislation requiring that every school and sports camp in the state have a defibrillator near their playing fields, in case a student athlete goes in to cardiac arrest.
NJ Senate Committee Approves Plan To Overhaul Higher EducationA New Jersey Senate committee has approved a bill that overhauls higher education in the state, including a plan that sets up a joint board to oversee operations at Rowan University and Rutgers-Camden. The bill now goes to another Senate committee for more debate.
New Jersey Senate OKs Gay Marriage Bill Despite Christie Veto PromiseNew Jersey lawmakers gave their blessing to legalizing gay marriage for the first time Monday as the state Senate passed a bill that would allow nuptials for same-sex couples, despite Gov. Chris Christie’s insistence that he will veto such legislation.
NJ Senate Approves Changes To State's Pension, Benefits System For Public WorkersThe New Jersey Senate has approved changes to the state's pension and benefits system for public workers. That vote is being hailed by Governor Chris Christie as a "watershed moment" of bipartisan cooperation. But unions do not agree.
Stigall Show Log 4.27.11Chris talks to Kathryn Klaber, head of the Marcellus Shale Coalition, Dom Giordano on Mumia Abu Jamal's latest court victory and PA State House Majority Leader Mike Turzai about privitizing state liquor stores.