Politics & Government

Port Authority board member Sartor resigns

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Another New Jersey board member on the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has resigned. A Port Authority spokesman confirms that Anthony Sartor submitted his resignation Monday. That comes less than three weeks after ...

NSA surveillance report among Pulitzer contenders

NEW YORK (AP) — A report that revealed the massive U.S. government surveillance effort is among the top finalists for the Pulitzer Prize. Journalism's highest honor will be announced on Monday. Revelations about the National Security Agency's spy ...

Atlantic City eyeing new color-coded road signs

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Officials in Atlantic City want to replace the city's road signs with a color-coded system they say will be less confusing for visitors. The new program has been developed by the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority ...

NJ towns grappling with rules for film crews

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) — Lights! Camera! Now, show us your permit. Some New Jersey towns are reacting to the increasing number of reality shows being filmed in the shore area by considering new ordinances. Town officials say they want to minimize ...

Christie gets extension in lane closures lawsuit

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A judge has given Gov. Chris Christie and other defendants more time to file a response to two lawsuits related to last fall's lane closures at the George Washington Bridge. Christie was among several defendants scheduled to ...

School budget elections disappearing in New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The April school budget election is swiftly becoming a thing of the past in New Jersey. On April 23, voters in just 26 communities across the state will hold the elections in which voters are asked to approve their school ...

Officials Announce Cleanup of Passaic River

Political leaders and environmentalists gathered on the Newark side of the Passaic River to announce the largest environmental cleanup in the history of the EPA.

Beach Developer Signs Easement to Allow for Beach Replenishment

John McDonough, who owns three beach developments in Toms River, has agreed to allow the Army Corps to do a beach replenishment project on his properties.

Political Roundtable: April 11, 2014

Republican Strategist Chris Russell and Democratic Strategist Adam Silverstein discuss the week in politics with NJTV News Managing Editor Mike Schneider.

Requested list released to NJ traffic panel

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey legislative committee investigating a traffic jam scandal orchestrated by Gov. Chris Christie's aides has received the list of 70 people lawyers for the governor's office interviewed to conduct a separate review ...