Politics & Government

NJ pilot reported engine trouble before Va. crash

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Federal investigators say a New Jersey pilot reported engine problems before his small airplane crashed in Virginia earlier this month. A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board says 52-year-old ...

Police: Man killed in crash was driving stolen car

NORTH PLAINFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A man who was fleeing from police in a stolen car was killed when the car crashed into a concrete barrier on a northern New Jersey highway. North Plainfield police tell NJ.com (http://bit.ly/1ccZgNI) that the pursuit ...

Unemployment Benefits Expiring Will Impact 90,000 in NJ

Unemployment benefits expire tomorrow and will impact 90,000 people in New Jersey.

Senate Leaders In A Feud Over Financial Cuts

New Jersey State Senate Leaders are within a feud over recent funding cuts to members of the Senate.

Political Roundtable: Dec. 27, 2013

Republican Strategist Steven Some and Democratic Strategist Brendan Gill discuss the week in politics with NJTV News Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron.

79Kto lose extended jobless benefits in NJ

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey will be hard hit when federal emergency jobless benefits end this weekend. The U.S. Department of Labor said Friday that about 79,000 New Jerseyans will be cut off as of Saturday. Earlier projections had put the ...

Supreme Court Still On Standoff Over Appointments

The New Jersey Supreme Court is still on standoff over Gov. Chris Christie's appointments.

FALDEF President is Confident Temporary Protective Status Will be Granted

FALDEF President J.T.S. Mallonga says he is confident that Homeland Security will grant Temporary Protective Status to Filipino's staying in the United States

NJ Dems wait to see if Van Drew will run for House

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Democratic Party leaders from six southern New Jersey counties say they will not endorse a 2nd District congressional candidate before learning whether state Sen. Jeff Van Drew will run for the seat. The county ...

Report: Official knew of town’s GWB traffic woes

FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Records show a northern New Jersey mayor pleaded for help in easing gridlock at the George Washington Bridge, a request made three years before two of the bridge's approach lanes were suddenly blocked. Citing documents it ...