Politics & Government

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.

Christie continues Mexico trade mission

MEXICO CITY (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is continuing a trade mission to Mexico with more closed-door meetings and a visit to one of the country's most cherished Catholic sites. Christie began Thursday with a breakfast with the Mexican ...

CD7 Candidate: More Money Needs to Be Put Back Into Infrastructure

Clinton Mayor and Seventh Congressional District Candidate Janice Kovach says that more money needs to be put back into New Jersey's infrastructure and small businesses.