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Pelosi, Christie attend re-entry center ceremony

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — A who's who of current and former elected officials has officially opened a new prisoner re-entry center in Jersey City. Joining Mayor Steven Fulop on Monday were Gov. Chris Christie, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi ...

A look at congressional candidate Aimee Belgard

NAME: Aimee Belgard AGE: 40 GREW UP: Haddonfield, New Jersey FAMILY: Married with two sons RESIDENCE: Edgewater Park POLITICAL EXPERIENCE: Served on Edgewater Park Township Committee from 2009 through WHEN and has been a Burlington County freeholder ...

A look at congressional candidate Tom MacArthur

NAME: Tom MacArthur AGE: 53 GREW UP: Hebron, Connecticut FAMILY: Married with an adult son and a daughter in high school. Another daughter died in 1996 when she was 11. RESIDENCE: Toms River. Also owns homes in Randolph and Barnegat Light. POLITICAL ...

Insurance issues loom large in New Jersey race

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — The congressional race expected to be New Jersey's most competitive is full of accusatory ads. Voters from outside Philadelphia to the shore should brace for hearing a lot more dirt involving Democrat Aimee Belgard and ...

Flood Victims Asked to Return Sandy Aid

Some Hurricane Sandy victims have gotten letters asking them to return federal aid disbursed by FEMA and HUD.

Estate, Inheritance Taxes Could Hurt Farm Business

New Jersey imposes both an estate and an inheritance tax, which some say will hurt businesses that get passed down.

Asm. Dancer: Shaneen’s Law Would Give Judges Discretionary Option in Gun Cases

Assemblyman Ronald Dancer has introduced Shaneen's Law, which would give judges discretion under certain circumstances for gun possession offenses.

Jaffe Morning Briefing: Sept. 12, 2014

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

Labor group complains about New Jersey investments

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A labor group has filed an ethics complaint claiming it was improper that the man who oversees investments of New Jersey's pension funds was also involved in Gov. Chris Christie's re-election campaign. The New Jersey AFL-CIO ...

Florida Gov. Scott campaigns with Gov. Christie

CRAWFORDVILLE, Fla. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is in Florida doing what Republicans here have been doing for more than 2 years — bashing Republican-turned-Democrat Charlie Crist. Christie campaigned with Republican Gov. Rick Scott on ...