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Union Leaders Respond to Christie’s Call for More Pension Reform

2-26-14
Leaders of New Jersey's unions say that members have already compromised with their pensions to help the state solve a problem they didn't cause.
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Assembly Speaker Happy Budget Proposal Includes Full Pension Payment

2-26-14
Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-32) says that the governor may have had a change of heart on pensions since the State of the State address.
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Elizabeth Mayor: Christie Clearly Plays Favorites

2-26-14
Elizabeth Mayor Chris Bollwage said that Gov. Chris Christie clearly plays favorites in his politics, helping Republicans more than Democrats.
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‘Ask the Governor’ Live Stream: Feb. 26, 2014

2-26-14
Gov. Chris Christie answers questions from New Jerseyans during the live one-hour call-in show “Ask the Governor,” on NJ 101.5 Wednesday at 7 p.m.

War of words escalates inside Port Authority

2-26-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Internal squabbling at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has taken a new turn. A day after Executive Director Patrick Foye slammed Chairman David Samson in print as unfit to lead the bistate agency, five members of ...

East Coast fishing communities get disaster aid

2-26-14
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — East Coast states are getting nearly $36 million in disaster relief funding for communities that have suffered severe economic losses due to declining fish populations. The funding is part of $75 million being sent from the ...

Sheriff’s officer indicted in stolen-car ring case

2-26-14
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A sheriff's officer in northern New Jersey who allegedly was involved in a stolen-car ring has been indicted on official misconduct charges. Rafael Galan, a 23-year veteran of the Passaic County sheriff's office, also faces ...

Secaucus to get $18K over Super Bowl halftime flap

2-26-14
SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — The mayor of Secaucus says the town will get paid by a company that was to use local facilities for the Super Bowl halftime show preparation but pulled out. Mayor Michael Gonnelli says a representative of Touchdown ...

NJ town tells residents: Shovel or else

2-26-14
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — Couch potatoes, beware: One New Jersey town is making it a costly proposition to leave snow un-shoveled on your sidewalk. Toms River's township council passed an ordinance Tuesday night that sets fines for people who don't ...

Convicted Trenton, NJ, mayor removed from office

2-26-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's capital city has a new acting mayor to replace the one ousted by a judge 19 days after being convicted of corruption. George Muschal (muh-SHELL) was sworn in Wednesday afternoon in a private ceremony in Trenton's ...