Politics & Government

Manufacturer says it may hire 2,000 in Camden

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A company that makes components for power plants says it could eventually bring 2,000 jobs to the facility it plans to build in Camden. Holtec International gave details of its plans on Monday, less than a week after the state ...

Widow of cop killer apologizes for comments

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The widow of a man police say ambushed a rookie New Jersey police officer has apologized for saying that she wished her husband killed more officers. Angelique Campbell, the widow of Lawrence Campbell, tells The Jersey ...

Governors group skirts ‘radioactive’ Common Core

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Facing opposition from staunch conservatives, the Common Core education standards designed to improve schools and student competitiveness are being modified by some Republican governors. They cite concern about the federal ...

Another Christie aide to testify on lane shutdown

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey lawmakers hope testimony from one of Gov. Chris Christie's aides this week gives them insight into the relationship between the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the offices of the governors of the two ...

New York National Guard readies for summer drills

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — More than 2,000 soldiers from the New York National Guard are gearing up for annual summer training. The first deployment from the 27th Infantry Brigade Combat Team gets under way this weekend and continues through ...

Christie blames Obama in part for Mideast unrest

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is partly blaming unrest in the Middle East on President Barack Obama. The Republican governor says that Obama has not spoken firmly and forcefully on Israel's behalf and that the country no ...

Clifton Residents Complain About Inconsistent Mail Service

Residents of Clifton say mail delivery from the U.S. Postal Service has been inconsistent.

Political Roundtable: July 11, 2014

Republican Strategist Amanda Woloshen and Democratic Strategist Jamel Holley discuss the week in politics with NJTV News Anchor Mary Alice Williams.

Biden calls on governors to lead nation

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is condemning the political gridlock crippling the federal government and calling on Republican and Democratic governors alike to lead the nation out of what he terms "this mess." In a speech Friday ...

New Jersey lawmakers try again on sick pay changes

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Two New Jersey state senators say they are introducing a bill that would cap at $15,000 the amount public workers could be paid when they retire for not using sick days. Republican Sen. Joe Kyrillos and Democratic Senate ...