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Emergent Repair Fund for Schools Exhausted

New Jersey's School Development Authority is running out of money needed to for emergent school repairs.

Greenstein tapped to lead state Senate panel

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — State Sen. Linda Greenstein will be the new chair of the chamber's Law and Public Safety Committee. Senate President Steve Sweeney announced the move Wednesday. Greenstein succeeds former colleague Donald Norcross, who ...

Not Much Time for Christie’s Standardized Test Commission

Members of Gov. Christie's appointed commission to study the use of standards-based testing have just a few weeks before their first recommendations are due.

What is Net Neutrality?

Net neutrality has been a hot topic as of late, but many aren't sure what it means.

NJ Taxation Dir.: New Tax Program Helps Taxpayers Clean Up Outstanding Liabilities

Director of the state Division of Taxation Michael Bryan says a new tax program helps taxpayers clean up outstanding liabilities at a significant savings.

Candidate who upset Cantor will take office early

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dave Brat, who upset House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in the GOP primary this year, will be sworn in Wednesday evening to finish out the remainder of Cantor's term. Brat is taking office early because Cantor resigned his Virginia ...

Senators warn sanctions if Iran deal unacceptable

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic and Republican senators largely responsible for tough sanctions on Iran are warning of more penalties if any deal with Tehran on its nuclear work is unacceptable. Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey, the chairman of the ...

Norcross sworn in to Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — New Jersey has a new congressman. Democrat Donald Norcross was sworn in Wednesday evening as the representative for southern New Jersey's 1st District. The former state senator won a special election last week to complete the ...

Former Congresswoman Marge Roukema dies at 85

WYCKOFF, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey Republican who spent more than two decades in Congress and sparred regularly with others within her party has died. Former U.S. Rep. Marge Roukema (RAH'-keh-mah) was 85. A spokeswoman at Christian Health Care ...

Marge Roukema Dies

Former Congresswoman Marge Roukema has died at the age of 85. New Jersey officials reflect on the loss.