Politics & Government

NY senator proposes change in power plant security

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Charles Schumer warns that an attack last year on a California power plant proves that terrorists could take down whole stretches of the U.S. power grid. But the New York Democrat said on Sunday that power companies now have ...

North NJ mayor’s funeral planned for Monday

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Funeral services will be held Monday for the longtime mayor of a northern New Jersey town who died after collapsing in his town hall office. Harrison Mayor Raymond McDonough apparently suffered a massive heart attack on ...

Appellate court upholds verdict in NJ deli slaying

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A state appellate court has upheld the conviction of a New Jersey deli owner who authorities say paid a friend to kill his business partner six years ago. The three-judge panel also upheld the sentence of life without ...

Salt Supplies Dwindle With Frequent Winter Storms

Municipalities throughout the state are facing dangerously low salt supplies this winter.

Political Roundtable: Feb. 14, 2014

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

NJ transportation officials say road salt is tight

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey transportation officials say they're working to replenish road salt supplies in the wake of several winter storms. Department of Transportation Spokesman Joe Dee says they have enough salt for one or two more storms, ...

NJ cities, towns seek federal storm aid

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's League of Municipalities says the severe winter is sapping the budgets of towns and cities, and it hopes the federal government can help. In a letter sent Friday, the league asks Sens. Robert Menendez and Cory ...

Christie heads out as NJ digs out from storm

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie took off Friday morning for a weekend family vacation in a warm-weather destination while New Jersey dug out from a snowstorm. Christie spokesman Colin Reed said the governor and his family flew from New ...

Ex-prosecutor seeks new Christie payback probe

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey legislative committee investigating Gov. Chris Christie over a politically engineered traffic jam is being asked to begin a separate probe into whether a top administration official got a criminal indictment dropped ...

Professor tries a 3rd time for US Senate in NJ

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A college professor who has twice run unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate in New Jersey is going to try again. Murray Sabrin says he will seek the Republican nomination to challenge Democratic Sen. Cory Booker in this year's ...