Politics & Government

Wake held for slain New Jersey police officer

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Mourners are paying their respects to a rookie New Jersey police officer slain in the line of duty over the weekend. Hundreds of Jersey City police officers and officers from surrounding towns filed in and out of a funeral ...

GWB Committee Hears Testimony from Regina Egea

The Select Committee on Investigation heard testimony from Regina Egea about the GWB lane closures.

Indiana county to make money off of bad drivers

CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A northwest Indiana county has agreed to sell court records to a data-mining company that plans to supply them to insurers who will use them to raise rates for bad drivers. The Times of Munster reports ...

Federal Highway Funding Offers Short-Term Fix for NJ Roads

The House of Representatives approved $11 billion for the federal Highway Trust Fund through May, but officials say that will only help New Jersey temporarily.

Lawsuit Over Affordable Housing Claims Lack of Transparency

The Fair Share Housing Center has filed suit against the Christie administration, Rutgers and other state entities over lack of transparency regarding affordable housing.

Mayor: Officer who shared threat faces discipline

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Jersey City's mayor says a police officer who posted information online about an alleged threat to police by gang members will face department discipline. News of the threat comes in the wake of a shootout Sunday that ...

Christie: ‘Beware’ of candidates who declare early

NEW YORK (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie insists he hasn't decided whether to run for president. But he does have sharp words for those who have. Speaking Wednesday before a Wall Street crowd at CNBC's Delivering Alpha conference, Christie ...

Rock vs. Chris Christie ends with (video) takedown

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has body-slammed New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's humorous attempt to sell a pension-reform plan. Christie's office removed a trailer that it posted to YouTube for a mock summer blockbuster titled "No ...

As Christie heads to Iowa, a busy summer continues

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is heading to Iowa on Thursday for his most significant out-of-state trip yet as he weighs a run for president in 2016. But it won't be his only trip this summer. Christie plans to visit 14 states ...

State issues citations to dozens of contractors

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — State consumer affairs officials have issued violation notices to dozens of home improvement contractors, seeking more than $1.3 million overall in civil penalties and consumer restitution. The citations against the 68 ...