Politics & Government

Fung gets campaign assist from Gov. Christie

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Republican gubernatorial candidate Allan Fung is being joined on the stump by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Fung's campaign says the chairman of the Republican Governors Association and potential 2016 presidential ...

Man sues Newark Archdiocese over alleged sex abuse

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey man is suing the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Newark, alleging that a now-deceased priest sexually molested him more than 30 years ago. Stephen Marlowe, of Hoboken, discussed his claims during a news ...

Christie headlining LePage fundraiser next week

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is headlining a fundraiser in Maine for Republican Gov. Paul LePage next week. LePage Political Adviser Brent Littlefield said Tuesday that Christie will attend a lunchtime fundraiser for the ...

Utility, Sesame Street tout emergency preparedness

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's largest utility is teaming with the producers of television's Sesame Street to help families prepare for major emergencies such as hurricanes, tornados and floods. Public Service Electric and Gas Sesame Workshop ...

Jaffe Morning Briefing: Oct. 7, 2014

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

Gov. Christie doesn’t think travel caused poll dip

TRUMBULL, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie is pushing back on suggestions that his frequent out-of-state travel is hurting his standing with his constituents in New Jersey. Christie has been traveling the country, campaigning in his role as chair ...

Christie again defends pulling plug on ARC project

TRUMBULL, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie is again defending his decision to pull the plug on a Hudson River tunnel project after Amtrak warned its existing tunnels are in desperate need of repairs. Amtrak last week released a report showing ...

‘Week of Respect’ Kicks Off Anti-Bullying Effort in Newark

Newark is encouraging tolerance as part of its "Week of Respect" anti-bullying campaign.

Advocates Push for Paid Sick Days Via Ballot Question

Members of NJ Citizen Action held events in Montclair and Trenton, two municipalities with a question on the November ballot regarding paid sick days for employees.

Grants for NJ Fishing Businesses Damaged by Sandy

New Jersey fishing businesses damaged by Hurricane Sandy and saddled with lingering costs can apply to the DEP for grants of up to $10,000.