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NJ officials discuss Sandy recovery plan

2-11-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — State officials will hold their second hearing on New Jersey's plan to spend the next $1.4 billion in aid to recover from Superstorm Sandy. The hearing will take place on the New Jersey Institute of Technology campus in Newark ...

‘Victims’ of NJ lane closures protest at bridge

2-11-14
FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — Some northern New Jersey residents have returned to the scene of a notorious traffic jam. About a dozen people took part in a news conference Tuesday near the base of the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee. The group ...

NJ OKs Christie campaign spending on legal fees

2-11-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey campaign finance regulators have given Gov. Chris Christie's re-election campaign permission to resume raising money and spend it on legal fees stemming from two investigations into a political retribution scandal. ...

GOP donors worried about Christie’s 2016 prospects

2-11-14
CHICAGO (AP) — Just months ago, Republicans brimmed with pride after New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's re-election. But some fundraisers say doubts about his 2016 presidential prospects have crept into the minds of donors in key states. The New ...
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Committee Votes to Compel Christie Staffers to Comply with Subpoenas

2-10-14
The Select Committee investigating the GWB lane closures voted to compel Bridget Kelly and Bill Stepien to comply with earlier subpoenas.
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AG Moves to Force Out Trenton Mayor After Conviction

2-10-14
Because Trenton Mayor Tony Mack hasn't resigned after being convicted of corruption charges, the Attorney General's Office plans to file papers to force him out of office.
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Dept. of Justice Likely to Monitor Newark Police Department

2-10-14
Newark officials are in talks with the Department of Justice, which will likely begin monitoring the police department. The ACLU has claimed there is widespread abuses within the police department.
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Fair Share Housing Assoc. Director: We Need to Get to the Bottom of Sandy Aid Denials

2-10-14
Fair Share Housing Associate Director Kevin Walsh says that officials need to get to the bottom of how many people were wrongly denied Sandy aid.
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Price Says It’s An Honor To Be Named Newark’s Historian

2-10-14
Newark's newest city historian, Clement Price, says it is an honor to be named historian and to follow in the footsteps of Charles Cummings.

NJ city, feds near deal on outside police monitor

2-10-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's largest city is working with the federal government on details of a deal that could result in an outside monitor for its police department. A spokeswoman for Newark says the appointment of a monitor is likely but an ...