Politics & Government

NJ court grants delay in affordable housing case

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie's administration has won a temporary reprieve from an order requiring the state Council on Affordable Housing to meet and advance rules on how much housing each town must allocate for lower-income people. ...

NJ nearly meets health insurance exchange target

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey fell just short of a recent health insurance exchange enrollment target, and a bigger deadline looms at the end of the month. According to data released Tuesday by the federal Health and Human Services Department, ...

NJ MVC approves disputed new car dealer rule

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey motor vehicle officials have approved a new regulation that would require all new car dealers to obtain a franchise agreement in order to receive a state license. The regulation adopted Tuesday effectively prohibits ...

Mayor resigns following misconduct conviction

NORTHVALE, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey mayor has resigned his post following his conviction in a scheme where on-duty Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission employees performed personal home improvements and repairs. The Record ...

2 state GOP lawmakers lose party leadership posts

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Two Republican lawmakers who didn't support keeping Tom Kean Jr. as minority leader in the New Jersey Senate have lost their party leadership posts. State Sens. Kevin O'Toole, who had been the Republican whip, and Christopher ...

NFL, NJ Transit Skip Assembly Transportation Committee Super Bowl Session

The Assembly Transportation Committee held a hearing about how the NFL and NJ Transit handled the Super Bowl in New Jersey, but neither entity participated.

Sen. Bateman Says Sen. Kean is Holding a Grudge

Sen. Christopher Bateman says Senate Minority Leader Tom Kean Jr. is holding a grudge against him because he supported Kevin O'Toole for Minority Leader.

Asm. Wisniewski: Critical Lapses in Super Bowl Transportation Planning

Transportation Committee Chair John Wisniewski says there were critical lapses in planning for the Super Bowl even though there was more than a year to plan for it.

Sandy Victims Relay Frustration About Recovery

Residents who are still waiting for Sandy aid told Sen. Menendez about their plight. The senator plans to bring their stories to Washington.

Bramnick: NJ Can’t Raise Taxes and Be Competitive

Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick says that New Jersey cannot raise taxes when it is already not competitive with other states.