Politics & Government


AC Mayor: Time for Reasons to Come Back to Atlantic City

Mayor Don Guardian says that making more non-gaming activities available will give people more reasons to return to Atlantic City.

Ex-mayor’s corruption conviction, sentence upheld

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A federal appellate court has upheld the corruption conviction of the former mayor of New Jersey's largest suburb and the prison sentence he received. The ruling made by the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals in ...

NJ court date for Miami cop charged in drug case

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A Miami-Dade police officer, who the FBI says was known as "the Milk Man," has appeared in federal court in New Jersey to face charges he aided a New Jersey-based drug trafficking organization. Lt. Ralph Mata (MAH-tah) of ...

Port Authority could rescind $1 NJ Transit lease

NEW YORK (AP) — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey could rescind a $1-a-year lease for a park-and-ride lot near the Lincoln Tunnel. The agency's chief of real estate and development told a committee Wednesday that it should change a ...

Politicians, Business People Participate in Walk to Washington

The annual New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Walk to Washington allows politicians from both parties and those in the business community to travel to Washington D.C. by train and discuss state issues.

Asm. Wisniewski: New Subponeas Issued in GWB Investigation

GWB investigative committee co-chair John Wisniewski says new subpoenas have been issued since questions remain unanswered.

NJ eyes nearly 700 homes for post-Sandy buyouts

New Jersey has identified nearly 700 homes it plans to buy and demolish as part of an effort to move people out of flood prone areas. But most of the homes targeted for acquisition and demolition are in areas away from the shore, where Superstorm ...

New Jersey gets more cash to hire for Sandy jobs

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is getting an additional $3.6 million from Washington to help communities hire the unemployed to help with Superstorm Sandy recovery. The money will be spent to employ people on restoration work in Monmouth County ...

Christie vetoes raises for workers at 1 authority

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has vetoed new contracts for employees of the bistate agency that runs a bridge and ferries between southern New Jersey and Delaware. The Republican governor says the Delaware River and Bay ...

New Jersey panel orders testimony on traffic jams

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey legislative committee is ordering current and former aides to Gov. Chris Christie and two officials at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to testify in its probe on politically motivated traffic jams ...