Politics & Government

NJ prosecutors support legalizing pot

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey State Municipal Prosecutors Association supports legalizing possession of marijuana. Seven members of the group's board of trustees voted to back the idea. Two were opposed and one member abstained. President ...

New Jersey congressional districts carved up to emphasize balance between political parties

The way New Jersey draws its congressional district maps makes it likely that the state's House delegation will be divided nearly evenly. That stands in contrast to most states where the party in charge of the state Legislature has the power, and a ...

NJ to limit bridge raisings during Pulaski close

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A bridge into Jersey City that thousands of motorists are likely to use during the upcoming two-year Pulaski Skyway closure will still be raised to allow ships through — just not as often. The state Department of ...

Port Authority starts pilot weekend ferry service

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has begun weekend ferry service that it hopes will make it easier for travelers who normally take PATH trains into and out of Manhattan. PATH service between Jersey City's ...

Historic Greystone building demo coming soon

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — One of northern New Jersey's former architectural landmarks is slated to be demolished in the next few months. Representatives of the state Department of the Treasury visited the site of the closed Greystone Park ...

After Sandy, feds mull plan for artificial islands

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Federal officials looking to better protect New York and New Jersey from storms like Superstorm Sandy are examining a plan to create a string of islands off the coast. The proposal by New Jersey's Stevens Institute of ...

Christie Announces Resignation of PA Chairman Samson

Gov. Christie held his first press conference since January, where he announced David Samson has resigned as chairman of the Port Authority.

Political Roundtable: March 28, 2014

Republican Strategist Pat Torpey and Democratic Strategist Bill Pascrell III discuss the week in politics with NJTV News Managing Editor Mike Schneider.

Advocates go to Washington in Support of the Arts

Advocates for the arts hope lawmakers consider increasing the National Endowment for Arts in the federal budget.

ACLU-NJ Director: Marijuana War is Unjust

ACLU-NJ Executive Director Udi Ofer said that the war over legalizing marijuana in New Jersey is unjust and expensive.