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New Jersey senate president Steve Sweeney (left) is in Cory Booker's corner. (credit: David Madden)

South Jersey Democrats Working On Cory Booker’s Senate Campaign

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.

06/20/2013

(New Jersey governor Chris Christie.  Credit: Andrew Burton/ Getty Images)

Most NJ Democrats Standing Down For The Goliath That Is Christie

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.

01/29/2013

(New Jersey governor Chris Christie.  Credit: Andrew Burton/ Getty Images)

Christie Holds Commanding Lead Over Potential Rivals for Governorship

More than two-thirds of the 1,600 registered New Jersey voters questioned by Quinnipiac University say Christie deserves a second term.

01/23/2013

Chris Christie

Christie: Relationship With Senate Pres ‘Fine’

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.

01/09/2013

Stigall Show Log 1.8.13

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.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/08/2013

Emergency crews responded to the scene of a freight train that derailed in Paulsboro, New Jersey, and resulted in a chemical spill Friday, Nov. 30. (Credit: CBS 3)

Paulsboro Officials Seeking More Money To Improve Rail Infrastructure In NJ

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.

12/02/2012

file photo (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie ‘Pretty Much’ Settled On New Jersey Supreme Court Picks

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.

11/29/2012

(The former Sunoco "Eagle Point" refinery in West Deptford, NJ. Credit: David Madden)

NJ Senate Pres. Sues West Deptford Over Alleged Tax-Avoidance Deal

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.

11/14/2012

(NJ state senate president Steve Sweeney, left, and state agriculture secretary Doug Fisher in Salem County on Tuesday.  Credit: David Madden)

New Jersey Marks Its 200,000th Acre of Farmland Preserved

It’s taken 27 years to get to this point, according to officials, but the goal is to set aside 550,000 acres for farms in the Garden State.

10/09/2012

Stigall Show Log 9.26.12

Chris discusses the further dilution of Pennsylvania’s voter ID law, how to interpret recent presidential polling in the state, and New York City high schools giving free contraception to students. He also talks to Tom McGrath from the Philly Post and James Lee, the President of Susquehanna Polling.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–09/26/2012

Steve Sweeney (file photo)

NJ Senate President Drafting Bill To Ban Replacement Referees From In-State NFL Games

Democrat Steve Sweeney, who’s been a longtime official in an ironworkers union, says the NFL’s replacement referees have “made a mockery of the sport” and increased the potential for injuries.

09/25/2012

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Study: Should Port Authority of NY/NJ Operate Atlantic City Airport?

The agency — which already operates the New York area’s three major airports plus bridges and tunnels and the World Trade Center — will look into environmental, financial, and legal issues involved in a possible takeover.

09/21/2012

(NJ state senate president Stephen Sweeney addresses the Labor Day ceremony at the Collingsood Grand Ballroom.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

In South Jersey, Founder of Labor Day is Remembered

“On Labor Day, the most important thing for labor is to protect themselves,” said Steve Sweeney, president of the New Jersey state senate.

08/31/2012

(Gov. Christie folds his notes before taking questions at a press conference today in Trenton.  Photo from State of NJ video)

Legislators Working On Compromise In Pending Merger Of Rowan And Rutgers-Camden

The clock is ticking on the proposed merger between Rutgers-Camden and Glassboro-based Rowan University, part of a plan New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has to improve higher education in the state.

04/21/2012

(The Rowan University room where Monday's hearing took place.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

NJ Legislators Hear Pros, Cons of Proposed Rowan Takeover of Rutgers-Camden

The higher education committees of the New Jersey assembly and state senate got an earful on the highly charged proposal to have Rowan take over Rutgers University’s Camden campus.

03/19/2012

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