Politics & Government

Officials begin dismantling NJ tent city

LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Construction crews have begun clearing areas of a longstanding homeless encampment in central New Jersey. The dismantling began on Wednesday in Lakewood's "Tent City." Jeffrey Wild, an attorney representing the homeless ...

Mayor: AC will be more business friendly

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Atlantic City's new mayor promises to make the city more business-friendly. Speaking at an economic development forum Friday, Don Guardian said the city has already made changes to ease the process of investing and ...

Christie calls for razing Sandy-damaged buildings

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie has signed an order to allow the state to knock down homes and other buildings left dilapidated by Superstorm Sandy. He set aside $15 million in federal storm aid to pay for the program as part of the ...

NJ town releases dispatch tapes from traffic jams

FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey town has released hours of dispatch tapes from the week in September when a traffic jam engineered by Gov. Chris Christie's aides clogged streets near the George Washington Bridge. The traffic jams occurred from ...

NJ cities to see small school aid increases

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Urban school districts in New Jersey are in line for smaller state aid increases than many suburban schools under a new plan from the state Education Department. The state released its district-by-district subsidy plans on ...

Christie raises money with Romney in Boston

BOSTON (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is keeping a low profile during a brief Boston fundraising appearance that attracted former GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney and intense criticism from Democrats. Romney and Republican ...

GOP: New Documents Reveal Little But Partisanship

Newly un-redacted documents show what Democrats have called a juvenile and cavalier attitude surrounding the GWB lane closures.

Fair Share Housing Director: Bill for Sandy Cleanup Puzzling

Fair Share Housing Center Associate Director Kevin Walsh says it puzzling to see HGI bills higher than expected when the company did not produce any reports for their Hurricane Sandy work.

NJ Lawmakers Approve Bill Giving Adoptees Access to Birth Records

The Birthright Bill would let adoptees access their New Jersey birth records to find their biological parents.

NJ court supervisor arrested

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Law enforcement officials in northern New Jersey say a court supervisor has been arrested and charged with stalking and making terroristic threats, among other charges. The Passaic County prosecutor's office announced Thursday ...