Politics & Government

Correction: Armed School Guards story

WANTAGE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — In a story June 22 about a New Jersey high school hiring an armed security officer, The Associated Press erroneously attributed a comment about it possibly being the first district in the state to have an armed officer ...

NJ mayor wants to make Atlantic City a port

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The mayor of Atlantic City wants to make the struggling resort town a destination for cruise ships. The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1j1BLsE ) reports that Mayor Don Guardian wants to transform Atlantic City ...

Lawmakers may revisit residency for public workers

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers may be reconsidering a 3-year-old law that requires public employees to live in the state. A state Senate committee last week advanced a bill that would exempt school district employees in 10 counties from ...

New Jersey Gov. Christie supports Walker in probe

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is supporting Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker amid charges that Walker was at the center of an illegal scheme to coordinate fundraising with conservative groups. During a visit Friday to New ...

Hoboken to Reap Benefits of Rebuild by Design Contest

Officials gathered in Hoboken to discuss the $230 million in federal money the city is receiving for its winning Rebuild by Design application.

Rutgers Middle Eastern Studies Professor: Iraq Heading Into Civil War

Rutgers Center for Middle Eastern Studies Professor Hooshang Amirahmadi says that the conflict in Iraq could lead to civil war and could spread throughout the region.

Nursing Home to Close Amid Allegations of Failing to Report Abuse

Gloucester Manor in Sewell has told residents to move out after filing a plan to close. The federal Health Department imposed a $50,000 fine and has moved to terminate all Medicare and Medicaid payments to the facility.

Political Roundtable: June 20, 2014

Republican Strategist Steve Some and Democratic Strategist Phil Alagia discuss the week in politics with NJTV News Managing Editor Mike Schneider.

Gov. Christie cites his anti-abortion credentials

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chris Christie is calling attention to his anti-abortion credentials in a speech to religious conservative critics in Washington just hours before he campaigns in New Hampshire. The Republican governor from New Jersey — a ...

Jaffe Morning Briefing: June 20, 2014

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