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New Jersey stops reporting 1 revenue measurement

9-19-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Treasury Department is changing how it reports revenue each month to leave out data showing how many dollars the state is ahead or behind in its budget projections. The department says in a release that the new ...

Newark airport runway repairs nearing end

9-19-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Repairs to a major runway at Newark Liberty International Airport could be more of an annoyance to residents of two New Jersey cities than to air travelers. Runway 4L-22R will close Saturday for ten days to complete grooving ...
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Municipalities Enact Paid Sick Leave

9-18-14
A movement to require businesses to provide paid sick days has picked up steam with six municipalities implementing it. Others are putting the question on the ballot in November.
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New Law Will Change Alimony Rules

9-18-14
Gov. Christie signed a bill reforming alimony in the state. Unless marriage lasted for more than 20 years or there are exceptional circumstances, payments will be limited to the number of years the couple was married.

Unemployment rate rises a tick in New Jersey

9-18-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's unemployment rate rose a tick in August to 6.6 percent as more people looked for work and the number of people with jobs dropped slightly. The state Labor Department released its preliminary monthly report ...

New Jersey gets nearly $1.5B for transit repairs

9-18-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Transit and the Port Authority are getting nearly $1.5 billion to make repairs from Superstorm Sandy and to shield themselves from future storms. Most of the federal transportation dollars, nearly $1.3 billion, will ...

Lawmakers advance Port Authority reforms

9-18-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers advanced a bill designed to improve transparency and accountability at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. It moves to the full Senate after a Senate committee approved the bill on Thursday. New ...

Lawyer asks for reasonable award in plane crash

9-18-14
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Questions about whether a man died instantly or suffered when a Continental flight crashed into his home and how traumatized the crash left his widow and daughter are among questions that will determine how much the family ...
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Halloween Pop-Up Shops Open

9-17-14
Temporary Halloween stores are popping up around New Jersey, usually taking over empty storefronts.
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Residents Facing Foreclosure Upset with Some Mortgage Companies’ Practices

9-17-14
Some residents have had bad experiences with mortgage companies when they run into financial trouble and are facing foreclosure.