Politics & Government


Tesla Won’t Be Able to Sell Electric Cars in NJ Come April 1

The Motor Vehicle Commission passed new regulations prohibiting manufacturers from directly selling cars to customers. That means Tesla Motors won't be able to sell electric cars in the Garden State.

REACT Founder: NJDEP Did Not Consider Well Water in Landfill Proposal

Roxbury Environmental Action Coalition Founding Member Shannon Caccavella says the NJDEP did not take into consideration groundwater in its proposal for the Fenimore Landfill.

New Jersey ex-governor Corzine’s son dies at 31

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine's (KOHR'-zynz) son has died. Corzine spokesman Steven Goldberg says 31-year-old Jeffrey Corzine had suffered from severe depression for years and killed himself Tuesday. Goldberg says he'd been ...

NJ lawmaker facing charges sees assets auctioned

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Commercial assets belonging to a New Jersey lawmaker who is facing fraud charges have been auctioned off. The Record reports (http://bit.ly/1fukW6v ) six Bergen County commercial properties once owned by Robert Schroeder have ...

NJ charges 4 with false Sandy aid applications

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey authorities have charged four homeowners with trying to get post-Superstorm Sandy aid they were not entitled to by claiming that vacation homes were their primary residences. The four received benefits ranging from ...

Work to begin on rebuilding Ocean Grove boardwalk

NEPTUNE, N.J. (AP) — Officials in the Victorian Jersey shore resort of Ocean Grove are hoping to rebuild the boardwalk that was destroyed during Superstorm Sandy by the July Fourth holiday. Neptune Township officials have selected a contractor and ...

Christie: NJ property taxes rose modestly in 2013

Gov. Chris Christie says the average property tax bill rose by 1.7 percent in 2013, making it the third year in a row with an increase under 2.5 percent. Christie released preliminary administration data on tax bills at a town hall meeting Thursday ...

47 percent tax increase possible in Atlantic City

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's new mayor says property owners there may be facing a 47 percent tax rate increase. Mayor Don Guardian issued the warning Wednesday when he introduced the city's proposed $262 million budget. He said the ...

6 hecklers disrupt town hall meeting with Christie

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J. (AP) — Six hecklers have been ejected from a town hall with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie after shouting about a political payback scandal that has ensnared his administration. Five were escorted out Thursday after yelling about ...

Officials Discuss Salary Caps and Tax Limits

Legislative leaders met in Trenton to talk about salary and tax caps, as well as shared services.