Politics & Government


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.

Sen. Vitale: Non-Profit and For-Profit Hospital Disclosure Levels Should be the Same

Sen. Joseph Vitale says that the level of disclosures should be the same for non-profit and for-profit hospitals.

Cuomo, Christie discuss the region’s terror threat

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal and state officials say New York and New Jersey are facing a daunting domestic terror threat fueled by mounting hostilities between the United States and Islamic State extremists New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, New Jersey Gov. ...

Jaffe Morning Briefing: Sept. 15, 2014

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

Assembly approves 6 domestic violence bills

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers have approved six bills aimed at preventing domestic violence. Among the measures adopted unanimously by the Assembly on Monday is one that would allow victims of domestic violence to testify via ...

Pelosi, Christie attend re-entry center ceremony

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A who's who of current and former elected officials has officially opened a new prisoner re-entry center in Jersey City. Joining Mayor Steven Fulop on Monday were Gov. Chris Christie, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi ...

A look at congressional candidate Aimee Belgard

NAME: Aimee Belgard AGE: 40 GREW UP: Haddonfield, New Jersey FAMILY: Married with two sons RESIDENCE: Edgewater Park POLITICAL EXPERIENCE: Served on Edgewater Park Township Committee from 2009 through WHEN and has been a Burlington County freeholder ...

A look at congressional candidate Tom MacArthur

NAME: Tom MacArthur AGE: 53 GREW UP: Hebron, Connecticut FAMILY: Married with an adult son and a daughter in high school. Another daughter died in 1996 when she was 11. RESIDENCE: Toms River. Also owns homes in Randolph and Barnegat Light. POLITICAL ...

Insurance issues loom large in New Jersey race

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — The congressional race expected to be New Jersey's most competitive is full of accusatory ads. Voters from outside Philadelphia to the shore should brace for hearing a lot more dirt involving Democrat Aimee Belgard and ...

Flood Victims Asked to Return Sandy Aid

Some Hurricane Sandy victims have gotten letters asking them to return federal aid disbursed by FEMA and HUD.