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Former State Justice Peter Verniero Discusses New Nominee’s Impact on Court

4-14-16
Gov. Christie's prior Supreme Court nominees have been refused hearings from the state Senate. His latest nominee -- Democrat Walter Timpone -- is expected to meet the qualifications of the "gentleman's agreement" in maintaining a balanced court.

Supportive Housing Association Director: NJ Needs More Affordable Housing

4-14-16
Supportive Housing Association Executive Director Gail Levinson says New Jersey needs more affordable housing options, particularly for the developmentally disabled.

President Obama to Give Commencement Address at Rutgers

4-14-16
President Obama will speak at the 250th anniversary commencement ceremony for Rutgers University, New Brunswick.

Transportation Funding Discussed at Budget Hearing

4-13-16
Members of the Assembly discussed New Jersey's Transportation Trust Fund, which is quickly running dry.

Jersey City Mayor Visits Atlantic City to Talk Casinos

4-13-16
Mayor Steve Fulop went to Atlantic City to discuss the pros and cons of allowing casinos in North Jersey.

Sen. Booker Meets with Federal Supreme Court Nominee Merrick Garland

4-13-16
Sen. Cory Booker says it breaks constitutional tradition and the Senate isn't doing their job by not granting President Obama's Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland a hearing in the Senate.

Pulaski Skyway Project Behind Schedule

4-13-16
This week marks two years since the DOT closed traffic on the northbound lanes of the Pulaski Skyway. Additional steel work has slowed the project down. It's on track to be completed in 2020.

Christie Touts Corporate Tax Relief, Jabs Fulop on Reval

4-12-16
Gov. Christie announced that with a lower unemployment rate, more people are paying into the Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund, allowing for $200 million in tax reductions for New Jersey employers.

Concern Over Audio Surveillance on NJ Transit Light Rail

4-12-16
NJ Transit began installing new video and audio recorders in light rail cars last year in the name of security. But some say the use of audio recordings violates riders' privacy rights.

What New Jerseyans Need to Do to Vote in June 7 Presidential Primary

4-12-16
While unaffiliated voters in New Jersey can vote in either primary, those already declared Democrat or Republican only have until April 13 to change their affiliation to be eligible for the June 7 primary.