Politics & Government

NJ Gov. Chris Christie visiting South Carolina

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is making his first visit to South Carolina, the home of the GOP's first presidential primary in the South. Christie is visiting Tuesday as chairman of the Republican Governors Association, ...

Assembly Approves Six Domestic Violence Bills

Members of the Assembly approved six bills meant to protect victims of domestic violence. Legislation included the creation of a task force on the subject, self-defense justification for victims and mandatory counseling for certain offenders.

Christie Joins NY Officials to Announce Joint Effort to Thwart Terrorism

Gov. Christie joined Gov. Cuomo, Mayor de Blasio and the Homeland Security secretary to discuss a review of anti-terrorism efforts.

Prisoner Reentry Facility Opens in Jersey City

New Jersey officials, along with Nancy Pelosi, gathered for a ribbon cutting at Martin's Place in Jersey City, meant as a transitional stop for those leaving prison.

Sen. Vitale: Non-Profit and For-Profit Hospital Disclosure Levels Should be the Same

Sen. Joseph Vitale says that the level of disclosures should be the same for non-profit and for-profit hospitals.

Cuomo, Christie discuss the region’s terror threat

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal and state officials say New York and New Jersey are facing a daunting domestic terror threat fueled by mounting hostilities between the United States and Islamic State extremists New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New Jersey Gov. ...

Jaffe Morning Briefing: Sept. 15, 2014

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

Assembly approves 6 domestic violence bills

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers have approved six bills aimed at preventing domestic violence. Among the measures adopted unanimously by the Assembly on Monday is one that would allow victims of domestic violence to testify via ...

Pelosi, Christie attend re-entry center ceremony

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A who's who of current and former elected officials has officially opened a new prisoner re-entry center in Jersey City. Joining Mayor Steven Fulop on Monday were Gov. Chris Christie, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi ...

A look at congressional candidate Aimee Belgard

NAME: Aimee Belgard AGE: 40 GREW UP: Haddonfield, New Jersey FAMILY: Married with two sons RESIDENCE: Edgewater Park POLITICAL EXPERIENCE: Served on Edgewater Park Township Committee from 2009 through WHEN and has been a Burlington County freeholder ...