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Religious, civic leaders press gun manufacturers

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Religious leaders from Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Jersey are joining elected and police officials to call on gun manufacturers to tighten distribution systems and develop smart gun technologies. Bridgeport Mayor ...

A look New Jersey Legislature’s agenda

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers are heading into the end of the year and the start of 2015 facing what they have called a transportation funding crisis, a pending disagreement over public pensions and Atlantic City's struggling economy. ...

Jaffe Morning Briefing: Nov. 10, 2014

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

Norcross to be sworn in to Congress this week

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's newest representative is expected to join Congress this week. Democrat Donald Norcross won two elections last week. One was to fill the remaining two months of the term vacated by Rep. Rob Andrews, who resigned ...

Port Authority critical of Atlantic City airport

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A Port Authority of New York and New Jersey executive finds Atlantic City International Airport to be "in worse shape than any other Port Authority airport." The agency inspected the airport, which it manages. A ...

Watson Coleman makes history with New Jersey win

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey representative-elect will make history when she takes the oath of office in January, becoming the first black woman to represent the state in Congress and the first woman to do so in more than a decade. Democrat ...

As Washington Debates Immigration Reform, New Citizens Urge Action

Thirty immigrants representing 15 countries became American citizens in a Jersey City ceremony.

Congresswoman-Elect Watson Coleman: Excited to Serve Community on a Larger Scale

Congresswoman-elect Bonnie Watson Coleman says that she is excited about the opportunity to serve her community on a bigger scale as a member of the House of Representatives.

Newark Aims to Revitalize Abandoned Properties

Investors have purchased abandoned properties and are turning them into housing to lure more to Newark.

Jeff Bell texted Cory Booker: ‘Congratulations’

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Republican Jeff Bell says it was 10 p.m. on Election Day when he sent a text message to Sen. Cory Booker congratulating him on his win. In a letter sent Friday to his supporters, Bell says he was sorry he did not ...