Politics & Government

Norcross to be sworn in to Congress this week

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's newest representative is expected to join Congress this week. Democrat Donald Norcross won two elections last week. One was to fill the remaining two months of the term vacated by Rep. Rob Andrews, who resigned ...

Port Authority critical of Atlantic City airport

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A Port Authority of New York and New Jersey executive finds Atlantic City International Airport to be "in worse shape than any other Port Authority airport." The agency inspected the airport, which it manages. A ...

Watson Coleman makes history with New Jersey win

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey representative-elect will make history when she takes the oath of office in January, becoming the first black woman to represent the state in Congress and the first woman to do so in more than a decade. Democrat ...

As Washington Debates Immigration Reform, New Citizens Urge Action

Thirty immigrants representing 15 countries became American citizens in a Jersey City ceremony.

Congresswoman-Elect Watson Coleman: Excited to Serve Community on a Larger Scale

Congresswoman-elect Bonnie Watson Coleman says that she is excited about the opportunity to serve her community on a bigger scale as a member of the House of Representatives.

Newark Aims to Revitalize Abandoned Properties

Investors have purchased abandoned properties and are turning them into housing to lure more to Newark.

Jeff Bell texted Cory Booker: ‘Congratulations’

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Republican Jeff Bell says it was 10 p.m. on Election Day when he sent a text message to Sen. Cory Booker congratulating him on his win. In a letter sent Friday to his supporters, Bell says he was sorry he did not ...

NJ No Child Left Behind waiver extended for 1 year

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey has received a one-year extension of its waiver freeing it from some requirements of the No Child Left Behind education reform act. The extension was announced Friday by the Obama administration and will last through ...

2014 Veterans Day Events in NJ

There are many events throughout New Jersey to honor the state's service men and women for Veterans Day.

Jaffe Morning Briefing: Nov. 7, 2014

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