Politics & Government


Booker, Menendez Promise Swift Passage of VA Reform Legislation

Senators Cory Booker and Robert Menendez addressed the VA scandal and promised a passage of VA reform.

Contributions Made On D-Day, Now On Display at National Guard and Militia Museum

The New Jersey National Guard and Militia Museum in Sea Grit opens an exhibit to commemorate the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

Political Roundtable: June 6, 2014

Republican Strategist Al Gaburo and Democratic Strategist Steve Ayescue discuss the week in politics with NJTV News Managing Editor Mike Schneider.

Menendez, Booker tout upgrade of Brick VA facility

TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — A Veterans Administration outpatient clinic at the New Jersey shore could receive a major upgrade if a compromise proposal in Congress becomes law. New Jersey Sens. Robert Menendez and Cory Booker touted the proposal during a ...

Court: Regulators erred when considering pipeline

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey environmentalists are hailing a federal court ruling that found fault with the way regulators handled a request to build a natural gas pipeline in New Jersey. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner granted ...

NJ senators seek law to protect soldiers’ credit

TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's U.S. senators want to ensure that members of the military are protected from having their credit compromised while they are deployed. Sens. Robert Menendez and Cory Booker chose the 70th anniversary of D-Day on ...

Corbett, Christie campaign; Wolf gets labor nod

PITTSBURGH (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he's willing to spend a lot of money to ensure his fellow Republican Gov. Tom Corbett gets re-elected this year to another term in Pennsylvania. The men appeared together Friday afternoon at ...

Hearing set on New Jersey pension cut plan

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey judge has set a hearing for a lawsuit from state police unions who say Gov. Chris Christie would be breaking the law by slashing the state's contributions to pensions for public workers. The hearing is scheduled ...

Proposed Death With Dignity Bill Aims To Give Terminally Ill Patients Options

Assemblyman John Burzichelli has proposed the Death with Dignity bill, giving terminally ill patients the choice of palliative care or pain management.

Seven Jersey City Police Officers Claim Political Retaliation

Seven Jersey City Police Officers are claiming political retaliation is at play in the department.