School Security Concerns Force Relocation of Some Area Polling PlacesAfter the school shooting two years ago in Newtown, Conn., some local school officials expressed a desire to move polling places out of their buildings, for security reasons.
Ebola Nurse Forced Into Quarantine in N.J. Contemplates Civil Rights LawsuitKaci Hickox was allowed to return to her home in Maine today after being forced into quarantine in New Jersey after landing at Newark International Airport.
New Jersey Tries Another Tack To Gain Sports BettingThis time, New Jersey lawmakers see a loophole, planning to partially repeal the state ban and allow casinos and racetracks to proceed without regulation.
NJ Lawmaker Says Sports Betting Will Be Good For What Ails Atlantic City"I'm glad the governor reversed his course, because he vetoed my legislation doing exactly the same thing two months ago," said state senator Frank Lesniak, of Union County.
10 Years Later, Recalling The Impact of Gov. McGreevey's Surprise AnnouncementDespite the scandal, McGreevey's announcement opened the closet door for many in the LGBT community.
Gov. Christie Demands Quick Legislative Action on Bail ReformThe changes would make it easier to release those charged with nonviolent crimes on affordable bail, while prohibiting bail for the worst offenders who could afford to get out.
Ceremonies Mark 350th Anniversary of Founding of New Jersey Bet you didn’t know this is New Jersey’s 350th anniversary. Most people in the Garden State don't.
Christie Signs Extension on Arbitration Caps For Fire and Police in N.J.Gov. Chris Christie was joined by Democratic leaders in the legislature and more than five dozen mayors from across the state as he signed the extension into law.
U.S. Supreme Court Rejects NJ's Effort To Host Sports GamblingThe Garden State had tried to allow betting on professional and college sports in Atlantic City casinos and state racetracks.
Judge's Decision On Christie Pension Payments Could Poke Huge Hole In N.J. BudgetJudge Mary Jacobson has scheduled a hearing for June 25th, five days before New Jersey, by law, must adopt a new budget.
NJ Sues Three Electric Providers, Charging Unethical Practices New Jersey is going after three energy supply companies that allegedly duped consumers into switching electricity providers. Officials say there are hundreds of victims throughout the state.
N.J. Offering One-Week Child Support Payment Amnesty ProgramParents who are behind on their child support payments can avoid jail time and other penalties if they come in to make payments or to work out payment plans.
As Host State for Super Bowl, NJ Officials On Alert For Human Sex TraffickingElie Honig, director of the state's Division of Criminal Justice, says cops won’t be the only ones with eyes peeled.
N.J. Lawmaker Says State Should Legalize, But Regulate and Tax, MarijuanaSen. Nicholas Scutari (D-Union County), who chairs the state senate's Judiciary Committee, says the war on marijuana has gone nowhere and it just makes sense to make marijuana available legally to those over 21.
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."