Politics & Government

Christie campaigns for Alexander in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie criticized Washington for its partisan ways in a campaign appearance in Tennessee for Sen. Lamar Alexander, who's facing a tea party-styled challenger in the Republican primary. Christie has ...

Port Authority reforms announcement canceled

FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey state senator says the announcement of reform measures for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey was canceled because the legislative bills were not ready yet. Lawmakers from both states had been planning ...

Rutgers board plans to fight governance change

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University's board of trustees is pledging to fight a bill in the Legislature that would give politicians greater say on who makes decisions about the university. At an emergency meeting Friday, trustees president ...

Newspaper: Some Christie aides get big raises

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A newspaper reports that only about 20 percent of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's staff got pay raises this year. But for those who did, the gains were big. The Record reported Thursday that 27 of the 148 employees in the ...

In NJTV Exclusive, Cami Anderson Says She Plans to Stay on in Newark

The plan to reorganize the city's public schools, "One Newark," has been heavily criticized in the community, but Superintendent Cami Anderson says it will help the district remain viable.

PATCO Commuters to Endure Long Rehab Project

A rehabilitation project will affect PATCO trains across the Ben Franklin Bridge from Camden to Philadelphia for two months.

Congressional District 12 Candidates Gear Up for Primary Day

Democrats Bonnie Watson Coleman, Linda Greenstein, Upendra Chivukula and Andrew Zwicker are running to replace Congressman Rush Holt.

Chris Christie campaigns for New Mexico governor

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is in southeastern New Mexico to campaign for Republican Gov. Susana Martinez as she runs for re-election. Christie joined Martinez at a Roswell coffee shop for an hour-long meet-and-greet ...

Historic NJ sites now eligible for Sandy grants

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Historic sites across New Jersey that were damaged by Superstorm Sandy are now eligible for federal disaster grants to help fund repairs. Gov. Chris Christie's administration announced Thursday that it is now accepting ...

PA official ‘proud’ of actions to reopen GW bridge

NEW YORK (AP) — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey official who put a stop to the George Washington Bridge lane closures last fall says he's proud of his actions. Executive director Patrick Foye made his remarks at a question-and-answer ...