Politics & Government

Gov. Christie would consider immigrant children

MARION, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie says he would consider requests to help immigrant children in New Jersey, but would not encourage families to send them to his state. During a press conference while visiting Iowa for the Republican ...

Committee Hears from Egea About GWB Lane Closures

Regina Egea testified before the Select Committee on Investigation where she told lawmakers that there was a traffic study conducted in September.

Asm. Burzichelli: World Has Changed Since Constitution Last Looked at Bail

Deputy Speaker Assemblyman John Burzichelli says the world has changed a great deal since the Constitution last looked at the issue of bail. He hopes a measure reforming the bail system will get the governor's signature.

Feds propose offshore windmill leases in NJ

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The federal government is proposing leases for windmill power projects off the New Jersey coast. The federal Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Ocean Management on Thursday proposed sale of leases for nearly ...

Jaffe Morning Briefing: July 17, 2014

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

Christie in Iowa pitching for locals, not himself

MARION, Iowa (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is in Iowa for a series of fundraisers and campaign stops in a state with the first presidential caucuses. He was warmly greeted on Thursday by Iowa voters at MJ's restaurant in Marion, Iowa. ...

2nd NJ Transit bus driver disciplined for reading

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — Another New Jersey Transit bus driver has been disciplined for reading while behind the wheel. A passenger on the Route #137 bus out of Toms River sent a cellphone photo to NJ Transit that appeared to show the driver ...

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 ...