New Jersey Finalizing Request For Federal Aid After June 23rd ThunderstormsSources tell KYW Newsradio that hard-hit towns have compiled more than $20 million in infrastructure damage and cleanup costs, which meets a FEMA threshold for providing assistance.
Christie's Presidential Announcement Draws a Jersey Ho-HumChris Christie made it official today, confirming what most people had assumed for months: he's running for the GOP nomination for president of the United States.
N.J. Supreme Court Lets Christie Off Hook For $1.5B Pension Funding Bill Coming DueNew Jersey's highest court today gave the Christie administration plenty of breathing room in the battle over full funding of the state's pension system.
High Court Refuses to Hear Challenge to NJ Ban on 'Gay Conversion' TherapiesTherefore, New Jersey's ban on the alleged "junk science" practice remains in place.
NJ Teachers' Union Bails Out of Gov. Christie's Pension Study CommissionThe New Jersey Education Association announced it will no longer work with Gov. Christie's Pension and Benefits Study Commission until the administration catches up with fund payments it agreed to four years ago.
N.J. Court Reclaims Low-Income Housing $$$ From Christie Administration RedirectionA three-judge state appeals court panel in New Jersey has freed up some $200 million that towns had set aside for affordable housing -- money that the Christie administration had been trying to use for other purposes over the past few years.
Online Campaign Aims to Bolster Support for Embattled US Sen. MenendezFollowing yesterday's indictment of Menendez on corruption charges, the New Jersey Democratic State Committee created a Twitter account and a hashtag: #IStandWithBob.
NJ's Monitoring of Social Media For PARCC Test Cheating Angers ParentsWith the new assessment tests already somewhat controversial in the state, some North Jersey parents were upset to learn that a company is being paid to watch their children’s online chatter.
Poll Shows N.J. Residents Becoming Disenchanted With Christie's Diversions From Governor RoleReturning from a three-day trade trip to London that’ll be remembered more for a political gaffe over measles vaccination, Christie’s overall travel is starting to catch up with how he is perceived by the people he now governs.
NJ Congressmen Ask White House To Stop Proposed Offshore Atlantic Seaboard Oil ExplorationUS senator Robert Menendez says one need only look at the scope of damage in the Gulf of Mexico from the BP oil spill as proof of the danger to the entire midatlantic coast.
Sounding Presidential, Gov. Christie Says NJ "Improving'' on Many CountsChristie’s speech heralded what the governor says were bipartisan accomplishments on taxes, education, and judicial reform.
NJ Minimum Wage Will Rise to $8.38 Per Hour, Effective January 1stWith the arrival of the new year comes a bump in New Jersey’s minimum wage. But not a big one.
New Jersey Dismantling Its Red-Light Cameras StatewideSome two dozen towns across the state, including six in South Jersey, are shutting down those cameras and taking down warning signs. Some tickets may still be in the pipeline.
Margate, NJ To Oppose State-Mandated Dunes Enhancement ProjectVoters in this South Jersey town this week approved a move for the municipality to oppose a plan by the State of New Jersey to install protective dunes on the beaches.
NJ Voters Deciding on Bail Reform-Speedy Trial Ballot QuestionVoters in New Jersey are deciding today on whether to amend the state constitution to eliminate the right to bail in certain criminal cases.