Politics & Government


Port Authority Commissioner Schuber Testifies Before GWB Committee

The Select Committee on Investigation heard from Port Authority Commissioner Pat Schuber Tuesday.

Christie nominates 2 to high court

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has re-nominated the chief justice of the state Supreme Court. Stuart Rabner's nomination was submitted Tuesday. Christie earlier struck a deal with Democrats over nominees. Christie also ...

NJ: Sports bet law infringes on states’ rights

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to consider its effort to overturn a ban on legalized sports betting in all but four states. In a filing submitted Tuesday, the state says the federal law restricting sports ...

US closes case of ex-New Jersey congressman

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The Federal Election Commission has dismissed a watchdog group's complaint that a former member of Congress used campaign contributions for personal expenses. Rep. Rob Andrews, a Democrat from New Jersey, resigned earlier this ...

Jaffe Morning Briefing: June 3, 2014

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

GWB Committee Hears Testimony from William Schuber

The select committee investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closures heard testimony from New Jersey Commissioner William "Pat" Schuber.

Poll: Christie’s approval rating stays stable

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A new poll finds Gov. Chris Christie's approval ratings are staying stable. The Fairleigh Dickinson-PublicMind poll issued Tuesday finds 44 percent of respondents approve of Christie's job performance. That's a 3 percentage ...

Primaries in 8 states for Senate, House, governor

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Voters go to the polls in primary elections in eight states Tuesday, with nominations for the Senate on the ballot in Alabama, Iowa, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, South Dakota and Mississippi in a year in which Republicans ...

Open House seats headline New Jersey primaries

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Low voter turnout is predicted as New Jersey voters pick their parties' candidates for the U.S. Senate and House of Representative. There are an unusual number of contested elections across the state in Tuesday's primaries, ...

Port Authority official: No knowledge of plot

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A Port Authority official appointed by Gov. Chris Christie to the agency's board of commissioners tells New Jersey lawmakers he wouldn't have condoned using the George Washington Bridge for political retribution. Commissioner ...