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Booker blasts Bell for statement on single moms

10-10-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker is blasting his re-election challenger over a statement that single mothers need governments to survive and are wed to the Democratic Party. Republican Jeff Bell made the statement in an interview ...

Ebola screening measures rest on federal law

10-10-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — Public health experts say the Obama administration's plan to screen certain airline passengers for Ebola exposure is based on long-established legal authority. They say any efforts to challenge the screening efforts in court ...

Christie says states should decide on gay marriage

10-9-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie says it shouldn't be up to the Supreme Court to decide whether states allow gay marriage. The Republican governor weighed in Thursday on the court's decision this week not to hear appeals from a handful of ...
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Assembly Committee Hears Testimony on Paid Sick Leave

10-9-14
Members of the Assembly Labor Committee heard arguments for and against mandatory paid sick leave for employees.
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Trenton to Sell Vacant Properties

10-9-14
New Jersey's capital city is launching a homestead program so thousands of vacant properties can get new owners and new life for little money.
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Christie Talks Addiction, Football Hazing, Ebola Screening

10-9-14
At an event in Trenton, Gov. Christie touched on a variety of issues facing the state, including addiction services, Sayreville High School's football hazing scandal and the start of Ebola screenings at Newark Airport.

After Sandy, gas stations get generator grants

10-9-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A group of 33 New Jersey gas stations on and near storm evacuation routes have been approved for grant money by the state to install backup power supplies. The New Jersey Economic Development Authority said Thursday that 33 ...
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Oct. 9, 2014

10-9-14
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Abortion doctor has final medical license revoked

10-9-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Board of Medical Examiners has stripped an abortion doctor accused of violating state laws of his final medical license. The board voted unanimously to revoke Steven Brigham's license at its meeting Wednesday. The ...

New Jersey lawmakers looking at paid sick leave

10-9-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are considering a bill that would require employers in the state to offer workers paid sick leave — a requirement that's been gaining some momentum. The Assembly labor committee heard from labor and trade ...