Politics & Government


Advocates for Disabled Say Closing Disability Centers May Result in Deaths

After two people died after being moved from a state-run disability center, advocates for the disabled say that closing the disability centers could result in more deaths.

NJEA President: NJEA Will Do Well in Court Against Christie

NJEA President Wendell Steinhauer said that the NJEA will do well in court with their lawsuit against Christie's pension plans.

Senate Candidate Bell: Federal Reserve Needs To Be Reformed

U.S. Senate Republican Candidate Jeff Bell says that the Federal Reserve needs a top to bottom reform.

Borgata to get $88M tax refund in deal with AC

The Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa will get a refund of more than $88 million under a settlement it reached with Atlantic City over how much the city's top casino should pay in property taxes. The Borgata's parent company, Boyd Gaming, announced the ...

New DEP rules would ease some coastal development

BRICK, N.J. (AP) — The state Environmental Protection Department is proposing new rules that would make it easier for new or expanded development along the Jersey shore and the state's urban waterways. The state says it's acting to streamline ...

Woman admits paying bribes, engaging in fraud

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey woman has admitted paying bribes to a former Veterans Affairs Department employee. Donna Doremus of Hopewell pleaded guilty Tuesday to bribing a public official, conspiracy to defraud the ...

Centre Bridge-Stockton Bridge marks 200 years

STOCKTON, N.J. (AP) — Workers have installed banners commemorating the 200th anniversary of the Centre Bridge -Stockton Bridge over the Delaware River. The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission says a wooden span supported by stone piers ...
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: June 10, 2014

Jaffe Communications gives its take on the news in New Jersey.

Unofficial results show Jackson next Trenton mayor

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Unofficial results show that Trenton voters have elected Eric Jackson the next mayor of New Jersey's capital city. The 55-year-old former city public works director was comfortably ahead in a runoff election Tuesday over Paul ...

Morgan crash fuels debate over tired truckers

WASHINGTON (AP) — A New Jersey highway crash that severely injured Tracy Morgan and killed another comedian is drawing attention to the dangers of tired truckers just as the industry and its allies in Congress are poised to roll back safety rules ...