Steve Sweeney

(NJ Turnpike, in 2010 file photo)

NJ Senate President Tells Turnpike Authority to Lay Off Toll Collection Privatization

“If they (the Turnpike Authority) want to be more efficient, they should look at reducing the amount of administration that they have, because that’s where the real salaries are,” state senate president Steve Sweeney says.

03/25/2014

(NJ state senate president Steve Sweeney, in 2011 file photo.  Photo by KYW's David Madden)

NJ Politician Steve Sweeney Will Run Embattled Phila. Ironworkers’ Local

Sweeney, a longtime union leader, takes over after ten members of the Philadelphia union were arrested on racketeering charges.

02/25/2014

Gov. Chris Christie (File photo by Spencer Platt/ Getty Images)

Lowering His Profile, Gov. Christie Quietly Pocket-Vetoes 44 Measures

“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.”

01/23/2014

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New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney To Answer Constituent Questions On Twitter

“I’m kind of like a dinosaur but I recognize this a great way to reach people and communicate with people,” he said.

12/05/2013

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New Jersey Senate President Sweeney Taking To Twitter To Answer Questions

New Jersey’s state Senate president says he’s taking to Twitter to answer citizens’ questions once per week.

12/03/2013

Chris Christie File Photo (Credit:  John Moore/Getty Images)

Christie, Legislature At Odds Over In-State College Tuition For Children Of Illegal Immigrants

A battle is brewing in Trenton over college tuition help for immigrant children who are in the country illegally.

11/27/2013

(Rowan president Ali Houshmand dons a white lab coat, a gift from the Student Council, as the university announces its new school of osteopathic medicine.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Rowan University Set To Add Osteopathic Medical Degree Program

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.

07/01/2013

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Opponent’s Daughter Hits Christie On Gay Marriage

The gay daughter of New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono criticized Gov. Chris Christie on Monday for his opposition to same-sex marriage.

06/24/2013

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

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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

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