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Assembly, Senate Leadership Come Together on Minimum Wage Legislation

2-19-16
Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto and Senate President Steve Sweeney announced that they had come to a compromise on a minimum wage bill, which calls for a minimum wage of $10.10 per hour, going up to $15 in five to seven years.

Apple Objects to FBI’s Request for Software to Bypass iPhone Security

2-18-16
The FBI has asked Apple to create software to bypass the iPhone security feature that wipes clean stored data after more than 10 attempts to hack the password. Apple says that could be dangerous in the wrong hands.

Gov. Christie Delivers 2017 Budget Address

2-16-16
The governor outlined a $34.8 billion spending package with no new tax hikes, no property tax relief and no additional money for the Transportation Trust Fund or to fully fund public worker pensions.

Liberty State Park Advocates Protest Proposed Development

2-15-16
More than 100 people gathered to oppose state proposals to develop portions of Liberty State Park.

What to Look for in Christie’s 2017 Budget Address

2-15-16
Gov. Christie is scheduled to deliver his 2017 budget address Tuesday. He'll likely focus on the state's pension system and the Transportation Trust Fund.

Outbreak Leads to Accessible Health Ratings For Restaurants

2-12-16
According to the CDC, one in six Americans develops food poisoning each year and of those nearly 130,000 are hospitalized.

Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Returns to Bayonne After Encountering Severe Weather

2-11-16
Some are calling for an investigation after the Anthem of the Seas ship was forced to return to New Jersey because of 30-foot waves and hurricane force winds out at sea.

Ask Away: Where is Captain William Kidd’s Treasure Buried in Bradley Beach?

2-9-16
Captain William Kidd thought of himself as a privateer, but others considered him a pirate and legend has it he buried his treasure before he was captured.

Minimum Wage Hike Battle Back on the Agenda in Trenton

2-4-16
Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto says he will introduce legislation to raise New Jersey's minimum wage to $15 per hour.

East Orange Calls for Changes to Foreclosure Practices

2-4-16
East Orange Mayor Lester Taylor held a press conference saying he would like government agencies to take working class families into consideration when dealing with foreclosures.