Politics & Government

Mayor: 6 potential buyers for Revel casino

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's mayor says there are six potential buyers for the Revel Casino Hotel, which is up for sale next month at a bankruptcy auction. Don Guardian also says his administration has been in talks with the current ...

Feds launch investigation into Newark schools

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal officials are investigating after parents alleged that Newark's school re-organization plan discriminates against black students. The U.S. Education Department's Office of Civil Rights says it is investigating whether ...

Jaffe Morning Briefing: July 23, 2014

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

Gov. Christie: Colorado winnable for GOP

DENVER (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called Colorado's governor's race winnable for Republicans and pledged to visit the state often to support GOP gubernatorial contender Bob Beauprez. During a stop at a downtown Denver diner Wednesday, ...

Port Authority’s new chairman tours bus terminal

NEW YORK (AP) — The incoming chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says the agency's bus terminal in Manhattan needs repairs and ultimately replacement. John Degnan rode a bus to the 64-year-old Midtown terminal. Degnan told ...

Former Police Chief Says Fulop Tried to Punish Port Authority with Traffic

Former Jersey City Police Chief Robert Cowan has accused Mayor Steven Fulop of directing police to conduct traffic stops to back up traffic leading to the Holland Tunnel.

McGreevey: Ex-Offenders Need Addiction Treatment, Housing and Jobs

Former Gov. Jim McGreevey says that the prison system is a failure because two-thirds of those released from jail commit crimes within three years. He believes providing addiction treatment, transitional housing and job training will help.

Bramnick and Prieto Discuss Legislative Issues

Republican Assemblyman Jon Bramnick and Democratic Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto talk about current issues within the state legislature.

AC-area pols seek 4 month delay in casino closings

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Three Atlantic City-area state lawmakers want New Jersey casino regulators to force the Showboat and Trump Plaza to remain open at least four more months, in order to let prospective buyers for the casinos kick the tires. ...

Malloy criticizes GOP foes for embracing Christie

LEDYARD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is taking issue with state Republicans aligning politically with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Malloy's comment came a day after Christie was in Greenwich attending political fundraisers. ...