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Montclair, Trenton Voters Approve Paid Sick Leave Ordinances

11-5-14
Voters in Montclair and Trenton approved a measure to require businesses to offer employees paid sick leave.
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Officials: Move Over Law Makes Roads Safer

11-5-14
Law enforcement personnel say requiring motorists to slow down and change lanes when they see an emergency vehicle is common sense and increases safety.

Christie emerges as big winner after midterms

11-5-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — He wasn't on the ballot Tuesday, but New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie emerged as one of the big winners of the midterm elections. Christie had spent months traveling the country, raising money and boosting candidates in his role as ...

Republicans perform better across New Jersey

11-5-14
Some polls before this week's elections were showing that Democrats were running close in a couple of congressional races. But the results of Tuesday's voting tell a different story. Republicans held onto all six of the party's New Jersey seats in ...

Feds: Princeton mishandled sexual violence cases

11-5-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department's Office for Civil Rights says Princeton University violated the law by improperly handling complaints of sexual violence and failing to end a sexually hostile environment for one student. The department ...

$13B in state/local conservation measures pass

11-5-14
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Election Day was not just about the Republican landslide: Voters in states and counties across the nation supported about $13 billion in conservation funding. That amount was a record for money approved at the ballot box, ...
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: Nov. 5, 2014

11-5-14
Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Christie: GOP wins show focus on leadership

11-5-14
WASHINGTON (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says Republican victories in governor's races across the country show voters want leaders who will "get things done," rather that fighting over ideology. Christie, chairman of the Republican ...

South Jersey town’s voters approve liquor license

11-5-14
UPPER DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Voters have approved a ballot question that would allow a southern New Jersey town to create and sell liquor licenses. Supporters hope the referendum will give Upper Deerfield Township's economy a boost. ...

NJ mayor retains office after Sandy generator flap

11-5-14
NORTH HALEDON, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey mayor who used a town generator to power his ice cream shop during Superstorm Sandy has won re-election. The Record (http://bit.ly/1qp2B1t ) reports North Haledon Mayor Randy George turned away a ...