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A look at congressional candidate Donald Norcross

NAME: Donald Norcross AGE: 55 GREW UP: Pennsauken RESIDENCE: Camden FAMILY: Married to Andrea Norcross; three adult children. EDUCATION: Associate degree from Camden County College CAREER: An electrician by trade, has spent much of his career as a ...

A look at NJ congressional candidate Frank Minor

NAME: Frank Minor AGE: 59 GREW UP: Queens borough of New York City RESIDENCE: Logan FAMILY: Married to Sarah Minor, a state workers' compensation judge; two adult children. EDUCATOIN: Bachelor's degree from Syracuse University. CAREER: Has owned a ...

A look at congressional candidate Frank Broomell

NAME: Frank Broomell Jr. AGE: 27 GREW UP: Sicklerville RESIDENCE: Sicklerville FAMILY: Single EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree from George Washington University, currently in first year of master's program at Harvard University's Kennedy School of ...

It’s mayor, grad student vs. machine in NJ race

LOGAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Two of the Democratic candidates for a southern New Jersey congressional seat say they're in the race largely because they feared no one else would take on the favorite. Logan Township Mayor Frank Minor and first-time ...

Christie Announces Ethics Initiative as Part of Office Revamp

Gov. Christie has named Patrick Hobbs, dean of Seton Hall Law School as an ombudsman, which was a suggestion in the internal investigation about the GWB lane closures.

Officials Propose Changes to NJ Taxes

A proposal to increase the gas tax and one to cut the sales tax are before New Jersey lawmakers for consideration.

Political Roundtable: April 18, 2014

Republican Strategist Jeanette Hoffman and Democratic Strategist Jamel Holley discuss the week in politics with NJTV News Managing Editor Mike Schneider.

Republicans Threaten Boycott of GWB Lane Closures Committee

Republican members of the special committee investigating the GWB lane closures say the process hasn't been inclusive.

U.S. Attorney, Christie Praise Prisoner Reentry Program

U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman, who is reportedly running the federal investigation into the Christie administration, and the governor were in Jersey City to discuss Renew Court, a program helping prisoners get back into society.

Ocean Grove Gets Federal Money to Rebuild Boardwalk

After filing appeals with FEMA, Ocean Grove is now getting federal funding to rebuild its boardwalk, which was damaged by Hurricane Sandy.