Politics & Government


Woodbridge Residents Offered Buyouts for Flood-Prone Homes

The DEP Blue Acres Program is making buyout offers to residents in Woodbridge, as it has for those in Sayreville and South River.

Sen. Beck: Sandy Aid Process Moving Slowly

Sen. Jennifer Beck said that the process of receiving Sandy aid funds is moving a lot slower than she wants.

Sen. Gordon Demanding Answers from NJ Transit

Sen. Bob Gordon has called for hearings to look into operations at NJ Transit after the agency has gotten criticism for several incidents.

Lonegan Says He’s Ready to Go to Congress

Third Congressional District candidate Steve Lonegan (R) says he is positioned to serve in Congress.

Political Roundtable: Feb. 7, 2014

Republican Strategist Dale Florio and Democratic Strategist Adam Silverstein discuss the week in politics with NJTV News Managing Editor Mike Schneider.

Former NJ mayor indicted for fraud, obstruction

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former central New Jersey mayor has been indicted on charges he falsified tax returns related to the purchase of a farm property. Andrew Lucas is scheduled to appear in federal court in Trenton Friday. The 36-year-old ...

Wildwood accepts bid for beach bar

WILDWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Wildwood is hoping to find some tax relief from a beach bar. The Jersey shore town has accepted a bid from a group of Philadelphia-area club and restaurant owners to operate the bar starting this summer. The group must first ...

Casinos in Camden, Newark? NJ pol says maybe

PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Politicians in northern New Jersey have long pushed for a casino at the Meadowlands race track in East Rutherford. But New Jersey's senate president says if gambling is ever expanded beyond Atlantic City, the Meadowlands ...

NJ lawmakers call for details on price of ink

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey legislative panel has advanced a bill that might help people seeing red over the price of ink. The bill would require sellers of printers to display the average per-page cost of printing and ink-sellers to say how ...

NJ assembly speaker open to higher taxes

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jerseyans might face higher taxes on the road and fees at home as the state looks for ways to raise revenue. Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto tells The Star-Ledger of Newark (http://bit.ly/1o07Jdr ) the Legislature should ...