Politics & Government

Poll: New Jersey’s view of Christie turns negative

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A new poll finds more state residents have a negative view of Republican Gov. Chris Christie for the first time since August 2011. The Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released Tuesday finds that only 42 percent of registered ...

Christie returns to Maine to stump for LePage

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage is getting another boost from New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie just weeks before Election Day. Christie, the chairman of the Republican Governors Association, attended a fundraiser at Ironhorse Court in ...

Jackson Township Increases Sanitizing Efforts

To prevent the spread of enterovirus D68, Jackson Township officials have ordered more sanitation efforts on playgrounds, recreation areas and municipal buildings.

Longtime Locals Not Impressed With New Jersey City Promotional Campaign

Jersey City has a new promotional campaign called Make It Yours to attract more residents.

Jaffe Morning Briefing: Oct. 13, 2014

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

New Jersey voter registration deadline Tuesday

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Tuesday is the deadline for New Jersey residents to register to vote ahead of the Nov. 4 general election. Voters will choose between Democratic Sen. Cory Booker and Republican challenger Jeff Bell, along with two ballot ...

GOP nominee Johnson gets help from NJ’s Christie

COLUMBIA HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — The chief of the Republican Governors Association says Minnesota's race hasn't fallen off his map and a stop he made for GOP nominee Jeff Johnson is proof. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, the group's chairman, says ...

Navy exercise planned in Delaware Bay

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard will be enforcing three temporary safety zones in the Delaware Bay and Atlantic Ocean off Cape May, New Jersey starting later this week because of a Navy training exercise. Officials say the safety zones ...

Mixed reviews for Christie speech at NAACP event

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie's appearance at the NAACP's annual state conference has drawn mixed reviews. The governor called for an increase in "respectful discourse" during his speech Saturday at the event in Parsippany, saying ...

2 New Jersey House races closer than expected

PENNS GROVE, N.J. (AP) — Republicans usually dominate two of southern New Jersey's three congressional districts, but polls suggest that all of them are in play for Democrats this year. The 3rd District race between Republican Tom MacArthur and ...