Politics & Government

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 ...

Board approves subsidy for 76ers practice space

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Economic Development Authority has approved an $82 million tax break for the Philadelphia 76ers that could cover the entire cost of putting the team's practice facility and offices in Camden, New Jersey. The board ...

Christie’s Chief of Staff Testifies In Front Of GWB Committee

Gov. Chris Christie's Chief of Staff Kevin O'Dowd testified in front of the Special Investigation Committee.

Christie Promotes Camden Promise Initiative During Visit

During his recent visit to Camden, Gov. Chris Christie talked about his Camden Promise Initiative plan.

Booker, Menendez to Introduce Pollution Pays Legislation

Senators Cory Booker and Robert Menendez want to introduce legislation that will reinstate a "Pollution Pays" measure.

FEMA Public Assistance Chief: There’s Still A Lot Going On In The Recovery Process

FEMA NJ Sandy Recovery Field Office Public Assistance Branch Chief Douglas Westermann says that the agency is working with the state in order to get funds and grants to applicants and that there is still lot going on in the recovery process.

Christie: Corbett deserves support, despite polls

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gov. Tom Corbett is heading to another fundraiser for the Republican Governors Association as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he intends to work hard to re-elect Corbett, despite the polls. Protesters gathered outside the ...

Christie back to work of building 2016 coalition

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is launching what amounts to a cross-country revival tour. The potential 2016 GOP presidential candidate is looking to recover from a clumsy political scandal involving the George Washington ...

Christie tells students about White House visits

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie has heaped praise on President Barack Obama while traveling in southern New Jersey. The Republican governor made a series of stops in Camden on Monday, including a classroom visit with first-graders at the ...