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Democrats blast report clearing Christie on jams

NEW YORK (AP) — Democrats are blasting a new report commissioner by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's office that clears him of any involvement in a political retribution scandal. State Sen. Loretta Weinberg says it "raises more questions than ...

NJ Spotlight Editor Discusses Pension System Changes

NJ Spotlight Editor at Large Mark Magyar says that Gov. Christie made changes to the pension formula because he faced budget issues.

Women: J&J trashed records in product injury suits

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers and advocates for women alleging Johnson & Johnson products injured them are urging the U.S. Justice Department to investigate their claims the health care giant deliberately destroyed many documents critical to the ...

Asm. Eustace: NJ Should Foster the Growth of Tesla

Asm. Timothy Eustace says New Jersey should foster the growth of companies like Tesla, instead of taking away jobs, business and tax revenue.

Whelan Says Rejected Wind Farm Plan is a Lost Opportunity

Sen. Jim Whelan says that the wind farm plan the Board of Public Utilities rejected is a lost opportunity for New Jersey.

Port Authority to launch weekend ferry service

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Port Authority will gauge ridership on a new weekend ferry service as an alternative for passengers who normally would ride PATH trains between Jersey City and Lower Manhattan. PATH service between Exchange Place and ...

Firm cuts US online gambling estimate 30 percent

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Morgan Stanley has lowered its estimate of the U.S. Internet gambling market to $3.5 billion by 2017, down from a previous forecast of $5 billion. The Wall Street firm cited worse-than-expected technical issues, but says ...

NJ SHARES President: Organization is a Utility Bill Safety Net

NJ SHARES President and CEO Jim Jacob says the organization is a safety net for residents throughout the state who cannot afford to pay their utility bills.

Foreign internet betting firms measure advances

A plan to let New Jersey casino regulators oversee foreign Internet gambling companies if they move their operations to Atlantic City has moved a step closer to approval. A state senate wagering committee approved the bill Monday. The measure is ...

NJ senator wants tax on marijuana to pay for roads

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey lawmaker wants to legalize marijuana, tax it and use the revenue to pay to fix the state's roads and bridges. State Sen. Nicholas Scutari, a Democrat from Linden, announced his plan Monday. He says 70 percent of ...