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Assembly Budget Committee Hears Pleas for Funding

During a public hearing in Paterson, many different groups asked the Assembly Budget Committee to consider rolling back cuts to their programs.

Financial Analyst: Fed Could Raise Interest Rates for First Time Since 2008

The Federal Reserve has said it will no longer be patient in starting to raise its benchmark interest rate. Bankrate.com Chief Financial Analyst Greg McBride says that means the Fed could raise interest rates as soon as June.

Tesla-inspired direct sales bill signed into law

Gov. Christie signed a bill into law allowing zero-emission vehicle manufacturers to directly buy or sell to New Jersey consumers.

State gained 12K jobs in January, but recovery still has a ways to go

From January 2014 to 2015, New Jersey gained only 49,100 jobs, well behind the six-figure totals posted by other states.

For JCP&L Customers, Torturous Road to Lower Rates May Be Nearing End

BPU may decide three-year-old rate case involving state's second-largest utility this week.

Residents Blast Exxon Settlement

Those living near the sites ExxonMobil contaminated say the settlement reached with the company doesn't make it pay enough for cleanup.

Fight Over Earned Sick Leave in Trenton

Although voters overwhelmingly approved a referendum to instate earned sick leave for Trenton employees, a lawsuit has halted the rollout until a judge can hear the argument April 9.

Group Hopes to Replace Andrew Jackson with a Woman on $20 Bill

Women On 20s hopes to replace President Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill with a woman by 2020, the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote.

Another Straub deal for Revel rejected

A U.S. Bankruptcy Court judge in Camden rejected the $82 million sale of Revel to developer Glenn Straub.

Making Maple Syrup in New Jersey

Students learn the technique of making maple syrup at Howell Living History Farm during maple sugaring season, which ends in late March.