Politics & Government

5 takeaways from Chris Christie’s Mexico trip

MEXICO CITY (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's trade mission to Mexico this week was billed as an opportunity to foster new business relationships between the United States' southern neighbor and his state. But it also gave the potential ...

In Puebla, New Jersey’s Christie is a rock star

PUEBLA, Mexico (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was greeted like a rock star on the final day of his trade mission to Mexico. But the three-day trip is unlikely to change perceptions that the Republican governor needs to establish his foreign ...

New Jersey’s credit rating lowered – again

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's credit rating has been lowered for the second time this year by Wall Street. Fitch Ratings on Friday dropped the state's credit rating one step to A. It cited the state's poor economic performance and Gov. Chris ...

Ukrainians in NJ React to Ceasefire

Ukraine and Russia have reportedly agreed to a ceasefire, but some are skeptical that it will hold.

Newark Hires First Class of Cops Since 2010

Thirty-five recruits have been added to the Newark Police Department, the first class since 2010.

Jaffe Morning Briefing: Sept. 5, 2014

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

New Jersey governor visits constituents’ hometown

PUEBLA, Mexico (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is putting his people skills to the test in the city of Puebla. It's one of the last stops on the last day of his trip to Mexico. Christie on Friday will visit a school and local park in the ...

Newark mayor to swear-in new police recruits

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's largest city is getting new police officers from its first class of new recruits since 2010. Newark Mayor Ras Baraka on Friday will swear-in the recruits on Friday. Thirty of the 35 recruits are men. The city ...

Christie visits school on Mexico trip

PUEBLA, Mexico (AP) — New Jersey Governor Chris Christie went to school in Mexico today. Some 2,000 children in the city of Puebla waved American, Mexican and New Jersey flags as Christie arrived on the last day of his trade mission. Christie shook ...

Christie Travels to Mexico on Three-Day Trade Mission

Gov. Christie is in Mexico on what he's calling a three-day trade mission. Thursday he signed a memorandum of understanding for the two companies to collaborate in higher education.