Politics & Government


President’s Announcement Fails to Satisfy Congress, Critics

President Barack Obama's latest announcement on the Affordable Care Act hasn't satisfied it's critics.

Rep. Lance Discusses Existing Health Policies Vote

Following President Obama's speech on the Affordable Care Act, Rep. Leonard Lance said that a bill will be voted on tomorrow to allow those who like their current health care plans to keep them.

NJ man shot by police is found guilty

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A man who shot through the eye by a Jersey City police sergeant in 2010 has been found guilty of aggravated assault and other offenses. The Jersey Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1dvdSI0 ) that a jury on Thursday found ...

Judge halts Belmar’s beach pavilions

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A judge has ordered Belmar to stop working on plans to replace two beach pavilions that were destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. The judge's order stops the town from using a bond ordinance and other revenue to pay for the ...

NJ Senate panel advances in-state tuition bill

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Senate committee has advanced a bill allowing children of immigrants to pay the cheaper in-state rate to attend college in New Jersey. Dozens of people testified at Thursday's legislative hearing. Among them was Giancarlo ...

Chiesa Says Time As U.S Senator Was An Opportunity

Former U.S Senator Jeff Chiesa says his time as one of New Jersey's U. S. Senators was an opportunity and discusses how Cory Booker can make the transition from Mayor of Newark to Senator.

Asm. Prieto Aims To Lower Property Taxes As Speaker

After being elected to be the new Speaker of the General Assembly starting in January, Asm. Vincent Prieto said that he wants to work on lowering property taxes.

Asm. Eustice Says Gov. Christie’s Reelection Affected 38th District Race

Asm. Tim Eustice (D-38) says that the race for Assembly in the 38th District became a tight race due to the Gov. Chris Christie being on the ballot seeking reelection as governor.

Atlantic County Election Results

Atlantic County election results have been tough to call and votes are still being counted.

Port Authority still mum on mystery GWB closures

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Several New Jersey lawmakers are asking the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to explain unannounced lane closures at the George Washington Bridge in September that caused massive traffic tie-ups. State Sen. Loretta ...