Politics & Government

New Jersey sells 1 pension fund investment

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey has sold its pension fund investment in a venture capital firm that has connections to a gubernatorial candidate in Massachusetts. The state Treasurer's Office announced Tuesday that it had sold its investment in ...

Booker says he’ll do just 1 debate in Senate race

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Cory Booker's campaign says he has agreed to just one debate in his re-election race against Republican Jeff Bell. The move has set off a debate about debates, with Bell saying the New Jersey Democrat dropped out of ...

Jaffe Morning Briefing: Sept. 16, 2014

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

NJ Gov. Christie helps Tillis in NC Senate race

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Potential Republican presidential contender Chris Christie says he's concentrating on getting U.S. Senate candidate Thom Tillis elected and as many Republican governors elected this year as he can. The New Jersey governor ...

Jersey City to lower speed bumps

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's second-largest city will lower its speed bumps because they are causing vehicles to bottom out. A speed bump installed on Erie Street in Jersey City is drawing complaints from motorists and residents. Jersey ...

Judge tosses Jersey shore town’s parking ordinance

POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. (AP) — A judge has ruled a Jersey shore town's parking ordinance is unconstitutional and motorists might be eligible for refunds. The judge sided with Camden County lawyer Kevin Walsh who appealed his Point Pleasant ...

NJ Gov. Chris Christie visiting South Carolina

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is making his first visit to South Carolina, the home of the GOP's first presidential primary in the South. Christie is visiting Tuesday as chairman of the Republican Governors Association, ...

Assembly Approves Six Domestic Violence Bills

Members of the Assembly approved six bills meant to protect victims of domestic violence. Legislation included the creation of a task force on the subject, self-defense justification for victims and mandatory counseling for certain offenders.

Christie Joins NY Officials to Announce Joint Effort to Thwart Terrorism

Gov. Christie joined Gov. Cuomo, Mayor de Blasio and the Homeland Security secretary to discuss a review of anti-terrorism efforts.

Prisoner Reentry Facility Opens in Jersey City

New Jersey officials, along with Nancy Pelosi, gathered for a ribbon cutting at Martin's Place in Jersey City, meant as a transitional stop for those leaving prison.