Politics & Government


Politicians React to Internal GWB Investigation Results

Reactions were mixed over an internal investigation that found Gov. Christie was not involved in the decision to close lanes leading to the George Washington Bridge.

Sen. Weinberg: Internal GWB Review is Premature

Sen. Loretta Weinberg says that she is convinced that Gov. Christie's internal review of the George Washington Bridge lane closures was premature at best since it didn't include key players in the controversy.

NJ.com Political Reporter: Internet Gambling May Be In Trouble

NJ.com Senior Political Reporter Darryl Isherwood says that online gambling may be in trouble since the bill Congress is considering to ban the practice has bipartisan support.

Christie report urges revamping of Port Authority

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A report commissioned by Gov. Chris Christie on the George Washington Bridge lane closures recommends a restructuring of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The Port Authority operates bridges, tunnels and the ...

Internal GWB Review Finds Christie Not Involved

The internal review of the George Washington Bridge lane closures has found Gov. Chris Christie was not involved.

Christie lawyer: Zimmer claim on storm aid ‘false’

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A report commissioned by Gov. Chris Christie says members of his administration didn't pressure Hoboken's mayor to approve a development project in exchange for Superstorm Sandy aid. The report released Thursday by lawyers ...

Christie makes changes to NJ arbitration cap bill

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has issued a quick conditional veto to make major changes to a bill passed by lawmakers that would extend but raise the cap on arbitrator-awarded pay increases for police and firefighter unions. ...

Democrat: NJ should return to carbon-curbing pact

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — State Senate President Stephen Sweeney is attempting to require New Jersey to re-enter a multistate carbon pollution reduction program through legislation. The Senate's Environment Committee will hear a bill on the Regional ...

GOP hopefuls betting on mega donor in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A slate of potential Republican presidential candidates is descending upon Las Vegas to court one of the GOP's most powerful patrons. Republican super donor Sheldon Adelson is the main attraction for White House hopefuls as the ...

Sen. Gillibrand asks for update of oil spill plans

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is urging the Environmental Protection Agency and the Coast Guard to upgrade contingency plans for oil spills in New York and New Jersey. Gillibrand says safety guidelines need to be updated because the ...