Politics & Government

Christie to hold Atlantic City summit

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will convene a summit on the future of Atlantic City. Political, business and labor leaders on Monday will discuss the city's changing landscape as the casino industry suffers from ...

LePage in New Jersey for fundraiser with Christie

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Republican Gov. Paul LePage is heading to New Jersey to raise money alongside Gov. Chris Christie. The breakfast fundraiser is being held in Benardsville on Monday. Attendees are being charged $3,000 for the event at the ...

Democratic leaders hammer on lane closures

FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey and national Democratic Party leaders are marking the anniversary of lane closures near the George Washington Bridge with an event to criticize Gov. Chris Christie. Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie ...

Where investigations stand in traffic jam scandal

The closures of lanes leading up to the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, New Jersey, a year ago touched off multiple investigations — all funded by taxpayers — into whether they were done for political retribution and, if so, who was ...

Year after lanes closed, Christie back to normal

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie appears to have largely moved past the lane-closing scandal that rocked his administration and threatened to derail his political career. But many outside his tight inner circle are still waiting ...

Booker campaign works to define his US Senate foe

BLACKWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Cory Booker is in a race to define his Republican challenger Jeff Bell for New Jersey voters before Bell can do that for himself. After a quiet summer, Booker's campaign ramped up last week with a series ...

This Week on NJTV News (Sept. 1-5, 2014)

Check out what NJTV News covered around the state this week.

5 takeaways from Chris Christie’s Mexico trip

MEXICO CITY (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's trade mission to Mexico this week was billed as an opportunity to foster new business relationships between the United States' southern neighbor and his state. But it also gave the potential ...

In Puebla, New Jersey’s Christie is a rock star

PUEBLA, Mexico (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was greeted like a rock star on the final day of his trade mission to Mexico. But the three-day trip is unlikely to change perceptions that the Republican governor needs to establish his foreign ...

New Jersey’s credit rating lowered – again

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's credit rating has been lowered for the second time this year by Wall Street. Fitch Ratings on Friday dropped the state's credit rating one step to A. It cited the state's poor economic performance and Gov. Chris ...