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Union Leaders Respond to Christie’s Call for More Pension Reform

Leaders of New Jersey's unions say that members have already compromised with their pensions to help the state solve a problem they didn't cause.

East Coast fishing communities get disaster aid

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — East Coast states are getting nearly $36 million in disaster relief funding for communities that have suffered severe economic losses due to declining fish populations. The funding is part of $75 million being sent from the ...

NJ OKs multi-state slot jackpots; SD participating

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey casino regulators approved a multi-state slots system designed to result in larger jackpots. The state's Division of Gaming Enforcement said Wednesday it has authorized a wide-area progressive slots jackpot ...

1,000 turn out for 50 casino jobs in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — More than 1,000 people showed up at an Atlantic City casino, hoping to get one of 50 jobs it was offering. The Golden Nugget held what it termed an "emergency jobs fair" on Wednesday, designed to bring on immediate help ...

Freight derailment causing NJ Transit delays

RAHWAY, N.J. (AP) — A derailed freight train is causing delays on commuter trains in New Jersey. New Jersey Transit says a Conrail train derailed near Rahway early Wednesday. That's causing delays of 30 to 45 minutes in both directions on ...

Feds: Company to pay $15.5M to settle fraud claims

NEW YORK (AP) — A company operating diagnostic testing facilities in New York has agreed to pay $15.5 million in penalties to settle claims it falsely billed federal and state health care programs for tests never performed or not medically ...

Christie Unveils State Budget Plan

Gov. Christie has proposed spending $34.4 billion for fiscal year 2015, a 3.5 percent increase over the current year.

Sen. Beck Says NJ Faces Critical Debt Issue

Senator Jennifer Beck (R) says that Gov. Christie's budget address was a call to action as the state faces a critical issue with debt.

Delaware, Nevada sign online poker agreement

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Poker players in Delaware and Nevada will soon be allowed to compete against one another online. Delaware Gov. Jack Markell and Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval signed a multi-state Internet gambling agreement on Tuesday that ...

NJTV Special Report: State Budget Address

NJTV provides live coverage of Gov. Chris Christie's Budget Address from Trenton Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 2 p.m.