Politics & Government

Top Christie aide: I knew nothing of bridge plot

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The highest-ranking aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to testify before lawmakers about the traffic jam plot that has ensnared the administration says he doesn't know who ordered the scheme or why. The aide, Chief of Staff ...

Wal-Mart after Morgan crash: Safety top priority

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Wal-Mart says after one of its truck drivers was accused of causing a New Jersey highway crash that injured actor and comedian Tracy Morgan and killed one of his friends that safety is its highest priority. A spokesman ...

Trenton voters ready for mayoral runoff election

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Voters in New Jersey's capital city are heading back to the polls for a runoff election to choose a mayor. Paul Perez and Eric Jackson were the top two vote-getters from a field of six candidates in last month's nonpartisan ...

Former Newark mayor on Baraka’s transition team

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Newark's first black mayor has been named to mayor-elect Ras Baraka's transition team. Kenneth Gibson will co-chair the transition team along with former PSE&G head Al Koeppe. Gibson was elected mayor in 1970 and served until ...

Veterans observe D-Day at World War II Memorial

WASHINGTON (AP) — The granddaughter of Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower is thanking the men who carried out the D-Day invasion during World War II by telling them "the world would have been a very different place" had their campaign failed. Susan ...

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 ...