Politics & Government

NJ peace activists remember Nelson Mandela

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — About three dozen peace activists held a remembrance march in Newark Sunday for South African leader Nelson Mandela. Some members of the group held signs that said 'never forget Mandela.' Others spoke of how those who frequently ...

NJ Latino rights group seeks answers on shooting

PERTH AMBOY, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey Latino-rights organization is calling for an investigation into a recent incident in which a man was shot and killed by police after he allegedly attacked an officer with a knife. The Latino Leadership ...

NJ Gov. Christie stumps for Otter in N. Idaho

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has endorsed Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter for a third team at a Republican party campaign fundraising event in northern Idaho. The Coeur d'Alene Press reports (http://bit.ly/IJwObN) the ...

Newark’s interim mayor shaking up City Hall

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — When City Councilor Luis Quintana was sworn in as Newark's interim mayor, he was expected to keep a steady hand on government. Instead, he's shaking up City Hall. Quintana took over last month after Mayor Cory Booker was elected ...

NJ flags to be at half-staff to honor Mandela

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Flags on New Jersey buildings will be at half-staff to honor the life of Nelson Mandela. Gov. Chris Christie made the order Friday to have flags lowered on Monday. Mandela died Thursday at 95. Christie says the former ...

Mandela’s Life, Legacy Recalled

New Jersey officials weighed in on the life of South Africa's first black president, Nelson Mandela.

Port Authority official resigns amid traffic probe

WEST PATTERSON, N.J. (AP) — A Port Authority of New York and New Jersey official is resigning his post effective Jan. 1, saying a controversy over a mysterious traffic problem on the George Washington Bridge has become "a distraction." David ...

Political Roundtable: Dec. 6, 2013

Republican Strategist Al Gaburo and Democratic Strategist Bill Pascrell III discuss the week in politics with NJTV News Managing Editor Mike Schneider.

153rd State Police Class is the Most Diverse

New Jersey Acting Attorney General John Hoffman says that the 153rd State Police class is the most diverse.

Disagreement persists on how to fund open space

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The disagreement continues over how to fund future open space purchases in New Jersey. Sen. Bob Smith, who heads the Senate Environmental Committee, introduced a resolution Thursday that would provide funding for 30 years by ...