Politics & Government


NJTV Special Report: The Political Storm

This half-hour special assesses the recent controversies surrounding Gov. Chris Christie's administration, from the George Washington Bridge lane closure in Fort Lee to the accusations made by Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer about the withholding of Hurricane Sandy recovery funds.

Joint Investigative Committee Announced As Zimmer Continues Allegations Against Christie Administration

Members of the Senate and Assembly are forming a joint committee to investigate the GWB lane closures while Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer presents further evidence against Christie administration officials.

Asm. Wisniewski Says New Joint Committee Will Be More Efficient In GWB Investigation

Assemblyman John Wisniewski (D) says that the new joint committee will be more efficient in investigating the GWB lane closures and it will avoid duplication.

Wisniewski Responds to Giuliani and the GOP

Assemblyman John Wisniewski says Republicans are questioning his impartiality because they can't challenge the investigation he's led into the GWB lane closures.

Judge: Regulator’s lawsuit vs. Corzine can proceed

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge in New York has let a U.S. regulator's lawsuit proceed against former New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine (KOHR'-zyn) over the collapse of a brokerage firm in one of the nation's largest bankruptcies. Judge Victor Marrero ...

NJ Democrats form joint panel to probe scandal

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Democrats are merging legislative committees to investigate allegations that members of Republican Gov. Chris Christie's administration abused their government power. State Assembly and Senate panels will be joined ...

NJTV Special: 2014 Governor’s Inauguration

NJTV coverage of Gov. Chris Christie's swearing in and inaugural address from the War Memorial in Trenton.

State probes crash at NJ horse track

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — State officials are investigating a crash at a New Jersey horse track that sent five drivers to a hospital and injured some horses. Horses and drivers collided when the pace car skidded on a sloppy, icy field at the start of ...

Scandal-tested Gov. Christie sworn into 2nd term

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie has been sworn into office for a second term with a renewed call for bipartisanship even as Democrats demand more answers about a bridge scandal that has led to other questions about abuse of power. The ...

Guadagno Blasts Zimmer as Charges Against Christie Mount

Lieutenant Gov. Kim Guadagno called Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer's claims that the Christie administration would withhold Sandy aid without her backing a real estate project false and illogical.