Politics & Government


Christie Updates Sandy Victims on Voucher Program

Gov. Christie visited Toms River to give an update on the Sandy Working Families Living Expenses Voucher Program. He also defended how his administration has handled distribution of Sandy aid.

Christie Attorney Has Requested To Speak With Mayors, Kelly and Wildstein

Gov. Chris Christie's attorney has requested to speak with Hoboken and Fort Lee mayors along with other subpoenaed individuals. Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron explains.

Newark Mayor’s Race Experiences Major Shakeup

Newark mayoral candidates Anibal Ramos and Darrin Sharif ended their campaigns, making way for a two-man race in May.

NY/NJ port container terminals closed on Thursday

NEW YORK (AP) — All container terminals in the Port of New York and New Jersey will be closed on Thursday due to a winter storm that is expected to dump up to a foot of snow in the metropolitan area. The Port Authority says it will release gate ...

Currie Says Christie Has Been Distracted and Has Not Addressed Scandal

State Democratic Chair John Currie says Gov. Chris Christie has been distracted and has not addressed the GWB lane closure controversy.

NJ Chamber President Says Winter Weather is Impacting Business

New Jersey Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas Bracken says that the weather this winter is having an impact of New Jersey's businesses.

North NJ mayor dies after collapsing at town hall

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — The longtime mayor of a northern New Jersey town has died after collapsing in his office at Town Hall. Harrison Mayor Raymond McDonough apparently suffered a massive heart attack on Wednesday afternoon. Officials say ...

Sharif withdraws as Newark mayoral candidate

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The field for Newark's mayoral race has one fewer candidate. Councilman Darrin Sharif announced Wednesday that he is withdrawing from the race. Sharif cited a lack of financial resources as his reason for dropping out and said ...

Christie postpones town hall due to expected storm

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. (AP) — The approaching winter storm has forced Gov. Chris Christie to postpone a town hall meeting he had planned for a Monmouth County town. The event in Middletown Township on Thursday would have been the governor's first town ...

7K NJ storm victims tap Sandy living expense aid

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — The Christie administration says a Superstorm Sandy aid program that provides families with temporary help with living expenses has reached more than 7,000 storm victims in the last three-and-a-half months. The $57 million ...