Politics & Government


Republicans Criticize GWB Investigation

Republicans have criticized the way the GWB lane closure investigation is going, particularly looking at the governor's helicopter ride on 9/11.

ELEC: Christie Can Use Leftover Funds to Pay for Subpoena Compliance

ELEC Executive Director Jeff Brindle says the commission made the right decision by allowing the Christie campaign to use leftover campaign funds because it will help expedite the investigation.

GWB Investigative Committee Issues New Subpoenas

The committee investigating the GWB lane closures issued new subpoenas to 15 individuals. NJTV News Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron explains.

Hearing on NJ Transit Will Address Numerous Issues

Sen. Gordon says a March hearing will address several issues at NJ Transit, including damaged equipment during Hurricane Sandy and the crowded conditions after the Super Bowl.

Trenton mayor still in office but loses driver

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The mayor of New Jersey's capital city remains in office four days after being convicted of corruption charges, but he's lost his police driver. Trenton Police tell The Times of Trenton (http://bit.ly/M9xt8E) that the ...

Christie says bridge scandal won’t impede agenda

CHICAGO (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the traffic scandal facing him is disappointing but not a distraction from his job as governor — or from raising money for Republican candidates for governor. Christie told about 1,600 people at ...

NJ State Police: Christie did not fly near bridge

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey state police say Gov. Chris Christie did not fly over the George Washington Bridge during three helicopter trips taken while the traffic lanes were blocked for four days last September. Capt. Stephen Jones confirmed ...

SDA OKs plan to replace Trenton’s Central High

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — State officials have approved a $130.5 million construction project for a new school that would replace Trenton's 82-year-old Central High School. The Schools Development Authority gave its unanimous approval on Tuesday. The ...

NJ State Police commander admits stealing

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey State Police troop commander has pleaded guilty to theft, admitting he fleeced a charitable fund that assists state troopers and their families. Prosecutors say Maj. Michael Mattia of Cedar Grove admitted stealing ...

NJ panel advances adoption birth records bill

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Children who are adopted in New Jersey might get access to their birth records. An Assembly committee on Monday advanced a bill that would allow an adult who was adopted or the child's adoptive parent to request the birth ...