Politics & Government


Longtime Locals Not Impressed With New Jersey City Promotional Campaign

Jersey City has a new promotional campaign called Make It Yours to attract more residents.

Jaffe Morning Briefing: Oct. 13, 2014

Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

New Jersey voter registration deadline Tuesday

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Tuesday is the deadline for New Jersey residents to register to vote ahead of the Nov. 4 general election. Voters will choose between Democratic Sen. Cory Booker and Republican challenger Jeff Bell, along with two ballot ...

GOP nominee Johnson gets help from NJ’s Christie

COLUMBIA HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — The chief of the Republican Governors Association says Minnesota's race hasn't fallen off his map and a stop he made for GOP nominee Jeff Johnson is proof. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, the group's chairman, says ...

Navy exercise planned in Delaware Bay

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard will be enforcing three temporary safety zones in the Delaware Bay and Atlantic Ocean off Cape May, New Jersey starting later this week because of a Navy training exercise. Officials say the safety zones ...

Mixed reviews for Christie speech at NAACP event

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie's appearance at the NAACP's annual state conference has drawn mixed reviews. The governor called for an increase in "respectful discourse" during his speech Saturday at the event in Parsippany, saying ...

2 New Jersey House races closer than expected

PENNS GROVE, N.J. (AP) — Republicans usually dominate two of southern New Jersey's three congressional districts, but polls suggest that all of them are in play for Democrats this year. The 3rd District race between Republican Tom MacArthur and ...

Obama heading to New Jersey next week

UNION, N.J. (AP) — President Obama is coming to New Jersey for a fundraiser next week. White House spokesman Keith Maley confirmed the president will travel to Union on Wednesday to attend a Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee event. He said ...

Sweeney Rejects Billionaire’s Offer for Taj Mahal

Senate President Steve Sweeney said Carl Icahn shouldn't make demands of union casino workers to save Taj Mahal from bankruptcy.

NJ Politicians Debate Ebola Precautions

New Jersey political leaders are debating if the screening to start next week at Newark Airport will be enough to prevent the spread of Ebola.