NJ State Senate Approves Measure To Raise Minimum Wage, Assembly To Vote Next WeekThe New Jersey State Senate has passed, along strict party lines, a measure that would raise the minimum wage to $8.50 an hour in two steps next year and grant automatic increases in the future based on inflation.
NJ Senate Panel Okays Stronger Measures Against Texting While DrivingA New Jersey state senate committee has voted to substantially increase the fines and punishment for drivers who talk and text on a handheld cell phone while driving.
Same-Sex Marriage On New Jersey Senate AgendaAction is expected today in a New Jersey senate committee on a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage.
Carl Lewis, Back On Ballot In NJ, Says Court Battle Helped His CampaignNow the winner in two court battles over his entry in the New Jersey state senate race, Lewis says he is ready to put all the court proceedings behind him and focus on the November election.
Late Decision Expected Soon In Carl Lewis NJ Senate Residency AppealLewis has been barred from the ballot in New Jersey because the state says he doesn't meet the four-year residency requirement for Senate.
Carl Lewis Once Again Off The Ballot In New JerseyA federal judge has affirmed that the nine-time Olympic gold medalist failed to meet the state's four-year residency requirement. Attorneys for Lewis say they will appeal.
Carl Lewis Continues Fight In Court To Remain On New Jersey Senate BallotThe question over whether Lewis meets a four-year residency requirement lingers, at least for Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno.
Stigall Show Log 6.21.11Chris celebrates the New Jersey State Senate passing changes to the state's public sector pensions and benefits plans and talks to Newt Gingrich about his run for President.
Stigall Show Log 5.19.11Chris talks to Rita Cosby about her book, Quiet Hero, NJ State Senate Dawn Addiego about Carl Lewis' disputed campaign and Political Strategist Larry Ceisler about the ramifications of Tuesday's primary results.
Federal Judge Denies Carl Lewis' Bid To Appear On New Jersey BallotsFormer Olympian Carl Lewis has lost round one in his legal battle to get back on the New Jersey primary ballot as a state senate candidate in Burlington County.
Carl Lewis Awaits Judge's Decision On His Bid To Run For Office In New JerseyLooks like Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis will have to wait until next week for final word on whether he will be on the June primary ballot in his bid for a New Jersey state senate seat.