NJTV News with Mike Schneider

Politics & Government


Christie Holds 117th Town Hall in Sayreville

Gov. Christie was in Sayreville for his latest town hall.

Sen. Beck: State Will Invest More in Education Aid

Sen. Jennifer Beck says this year the state will invest more state aid money in education than ever before, according to the budget numbers.

Shark River Dredging Project Worries Some Residents

Some who live near Shark River are worried about contaminated silt that would be dredged in a proposed project.

Competition Highlights Design Proposals to Prevent Future Storm Damage

Participants in the "Rebuild By Design" competition outlined their proposals to prevent damage from future storms like Hurricane Sandy.

Top toxic sites in Anadarko Petroleum settlement

Top toxic sites among thousands that are part of the $5.15 billion settlement with Anadarko Petroleum Corp. with approximate amount of funding for cleanup efforts and details about the sites, as provided by the Justice Department: —Henderson, Nev.: ...

NJ panel investigating traffic jam scandal to meet

SAYREVILLE, N.J. (AP) — The legislative committee investigating a traffic jam scandal orchestrated by Gov. Chris Christie's former associates will meet next week, presumably to vote to subpoena records from the governor's lawyers. Committee ...

ELEC Exec. Director: Reforming Pay-To-Play Would Simplify It

Election Law Enforcement Commission Executive Director Jeff Brindle says that reforming the pay-to-play law would make it more understandable and enforceable.

Christie pushes school calendar extension

SAYREVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie has assured a 10th grader attending Thursday's town hall meeting that his proposal to extend the school day and year won't affect her. The teenager asked Christie why he proposed having students spend ...

2 New Jersey towns contesting audits on Sandy aid

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Two New Jersey towns are contesting findings from the federal government that they are not entitled to certain Superstorm Sandy debris removal reimbursements. In a report made public Wednesday, the Homeland Security ...

Republican governors raise $33M under Christie

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donors have given $33 million to the Republican Governors Association since New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took the helm late last year. The committee to elect GOP governors on Thursday announced it raised $23.5 million during the ...