Politics & Government

Obama won’t replace JFK on New Jersey building

WILLINGBORO, N.J. (AP) — President Barack Obama's name will not replace John F. Kennedy on a town-owned building in New Jersey after all. Willingboro's township council on Tuesday voted 5-0 to reverse its decision to rename the recreation center ...

Jaffe Morning Briefing: Sept. 3, 2014

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

Christie seeks to dismiss pension lawsuits

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie's administration is seeking to dismiss lawsuits filed by public employee unions seeking to force Christie to pay more money into their pension funds. Christie initially planned to make the state's full ...

Booker ramping up Senate re-election effort

BLACKWOOD, N.J. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey has formally launched his re-election campaign with the first of a series of kick-off events. A poll last month showed the incumbent Democrat may have a tighter race than observers ...

Rutherford Business Owners Oppose SID

Many Rutherford business owners object to the way the municipality's Special Improvement District is run and they want out of the organization that they have to pay into.

What to know about Christie’s trip to Mexico

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie will be heading to Mexico on Wednesday for a three-day official trade mission. Christie's schedule is jam-packed. He will give two keynote addresses, hold a sit down with the Mexican president and attend a ...

Christie to Mexico on trade mission, 2016 politics

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is heading for Mexico, officially on a trade mission for his state. But the trip has political benefits, too, helping him buff up his foreign policy credentials should he run for president in 2016. ...

NJ Gov. Christie to attend fundraiser for Hogan

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is scheduled to attend a fundraiser this month for Republican Larry Hogan, who is running for governor of Maryland. Hogan's campaign announced the Sept. 17 fundraiser on Tuesday. It is scheduled ...

Jaffe Morning Briefing: Sept. 2, 2014

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

Driver tails Christie motorcade following incident

SEASIDE PARK, N.J. (AP) — A motorist who thought a member of Gov. Chris Christie's motorcade had cut him off followed the vehicle into a Jersey Shore town, but the matter was peacefully resolved. Christie spokesman Michael Drewniak tells The ...