Sweeney, a longtime union leader, takes over after ten members of the Philadelphia union were arrested on racketeering charges.
“We worked hard at the end of the session to try to advance good legislation that had bipartisan support, and most of those bills did,” said state senate president Steve Sweeney. “It was quite a surprise to see so many vetoed.”
“I’m kind of like a dinosaur but I recognize this a great way to reach people and communicate with people,” he said.
New Jersey’s state Senate president says he’s taking to Twitter to answer citizens’ questions once per week.
A battle is brewing in Trenton over college tuition help for immigrant children who are in the country illegally.
Rowan president Ali Houshmand says his goal is to double enrollment over the next ten years while increasing the school’s budget, endowment, and research grant funding.
The gay daughter of New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono criticized Gov. Chris Christie on Monday for his opposition to same-sex marriage.
Some five dozen Democratic party officials are working hard to get Cory Booker elected to the U.S. Senate seat vacated by the late Frank Lautenberg.
It seems that Democratic Party leaders in New Jersey are abandoning their hopes of finding a more popular politician to take on incumbent governor Chris Christie, and are now coalescing around the only announced candidate.
More than two-thirds of the 1,600 registered New Jersey voters questioned by Quinnipiac University say Christie deserves a second term.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he still loves state Senate President Steve Sweeney despite the Democrat’s assertion that Superstorm Sandy provided political cover for his failed economic policies.
Chris details the cabinet nominations revealed yesterday by President Obama and the excitement that surrounded Alabama Quarterback AJ McCarron’s girlfriend during last night’s national championship game. He also discusses New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney’s latest politization of Hurricane Sandy, Senator Pat Toomey’s intentions for raising the debt ceiling, and a brawl at the Cherry Hill Mall.
Local officials in Paulsboro, NJ say they are pushing for more federal support to ensure that the train derailment that happened on Friday never happens again.
Governor Chris Christie says he has “pretty much” settled on his next two nominees to the New Jersey Supreme Court. How well they may fare in the state senate is up for debate.
Sen. Steve Sweeney’s legislation requires oil companies that shut down facilities to hand over any tax appeal proceeds to the state for environmental cleanup.