Politics & Government

US approves New Jersey Sandy aid plan

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The federal government has informed New Jersey that it has approved its plan to spend $1.46 billion in its second round of state-controlled Superstorm Sandy recovery funds. Department of Housing and Urban Development spokesman ...

Sweeney, Rutgers Board in Battle For Control of University’s Direction

Members of the Rutgers Board of Trustees held an emergency meeting to discuss a bill that would increase the size of the Board of Governors from 15 to 19, all of whom would be appointed by the governor or legislative leaders.

Residents Must Vacate Lakewood Tent City

People living in Lakewood's tent city have until Sunday to leave the area.

Officials Hope to Dredge Shark River

In light of the recent fish kill in Shark River, Neptune Township officials say it's time to dredge the waterway, which they've been trying to do for nearly 20 years.

Political Roundtable: May 30, 2014

Republican Strategist Pat Torpey and Democratic Strategist Adam Silverstein discuss the week in politics with NJTV News Managing Editor Mike Schneider.

Case settled over low-income Sandy aid in NJ

New Jersey will provide more aid to low-income homeowners and renters still displaced by Superstorm Sandy under a settlement with the federal government. The state also will direct more aid to the hardest-hit counties, and conduct new reviews of ...

Jaffe Morning Briefing: May 30, 2014

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

New Jersey GOP sticks with Christie on Sandy veto

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Republicans in the New Jersey Senate are sticking with Gov. Chris Christie and won't vote to override his conditional veto of the Superstorm Sandy "Bill of Rights." Eleven GOP members voted for the bill in March. The ...

Secaucus complains about Electric Daisy noise

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Secaucus residents didn't like what they were hearing from the Electric Daisy festival during the Memorial Day weekend. Town officials and the police department fielded over 100 complaints about noise and they issued tickets ...

Christie campaigns for Alexander in Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie criticized Washington for its partisan ways in a campaign appearance in Tennessee for Sen. Lamar Alexander, who's facing a tea party-styled challenger in the Republican primary. Christie has ...