Politics & Government

Evesham town hall reopens after suspicious package

EVESHAM, N.J. (AP) — Evesham's municipal complex has reopened after the State Police bomb squad detonated a suspicious package addressed to the town's judge. Police say the package, which was found in the lobby area around 5:40 a.m. Thursday, had ...

Atlantic City mayor beats elephant at Monopoly

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — No one puts Atlantic City's mayor in the corner when it comes to playing Monopoly. Not even a circus elephant. Mayor Don Guardian beat Duchess in an abbreviated game Wednesday to promote the return of Ringling Bros. and ...

Christie to address Sandy recovery at town hall

BRICK TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie could face some harsh critics of the state's Sandy recovery efforts when he travels to a town hall meeting on the Jersey Shore. The Republican governor is scheduled to speak Thursday in Brick, along ...

Port Authority OKs wage hike for airport workers

NEW YORK (AP) — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has formally adopted a plan to raise wages for workers at its New York and New Jersey airports. The agency operates JFK, LaGuardia and Newark Liberty airports in addition to smaller ...

Christie Gives Keynote at NJ Chamber Event

Gov. Christie delivered the keynote address at the annual New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Walk to Washington.

NJ Faces Medicaid Application Backlog

Since the expansion of Medicaid in New Jersey under the Affordable Care Act, applicants have had to wait for answers about coverage.

Officials Move to Put Restrictions on Commercial Film Shoots

With the abundance of reality TV, some municipal officials are proposing ordinances to require certain action for commercial shoots.

AC Mayor: Time for Reasons to Come Back to Atlantic City

Mayor Don Guardian says that making more non-gaming activities available will give people more reasons to return to Atlantic City.

Ex-mayor’s corruption conviction, sentence upheld

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A federal appellate court has upheld the corruption conviction of the former mayor of New Jersey's largest suburb and the prison sentence he received. The ruling made by the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals in ...

NJ court date for Miami cop charged in drug case

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A Miami-Dade police officer, who the FBI says was known as "the Milk Man," has appeared in federal court in New Jersey to face charges he aided a New Jersey-based drug trafficking organization. Lt. Ralph Mata (MAH-tah) of ...