Politics & Government

7K NJ storm victims tap Sandy living expense aid

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — The Christie administration says a Superstorm Sandy aid program that provides families with temporary help with living expenses has reached more than 7,000 storm victims in the last three-and-a-half months. The $57 million ...

NJ OKs Revel co-owners to operate casino

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey casino regulators gave final approval to an investment firm to be the largest owner of Revel Casino Hotel. The state Casino Control Commission on Wednesday agreed to Chatham Asset Management. The hedge fund is ...

NJ Chamber of Commerce postpones Washington trip

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — It's no fun walking to Washington in the snow. The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce has postponed its 77th annual trip to Washington because of the weather. Some 900 people were registered to take a train to the nation's ...

Drill held at Atlantic City airport

EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Emergency responders are calling a drill held at Atlantic City International Airport a success. The Coast Guard, National Guard and firefighters staged the drill on Tuesday. The drill included a simulated aircraft ...

Republicans Criticize GWB Investigation

Republicans have criticized the way the GWB lane closure investigation is going, particularly looking at the governor's helicopter ride on 9/11.

ELEC: Christie Can Use Leftover Funds to Pay for Subpoena Compliance

ELEC Executive Director Jeff Brindle says the commission made the right decision by allowing the Christie campaign to use leftover campaign funds because it will help expedite the investigation.

GWB Investigative Committee Issues New Subpoenas

The committee investigating the GWB lane closures issued new subpoenas to 15 individuals. NJTV News Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron explains.

Hearing on NJ Transit Will Address Numerous Issues

Sen. Gordon says a March hearing will address several issues at NJ Transit, including damaged equipment during Hurricane Sandy and the crowded conditions after the Super Bowl.

Trenton mayor still in office but loses driver

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The mayor of New Jersey's capital city remains in office four days after being convicted of corruption charges, but he's lost his police driver. Trenton Police tell The Times of Trenton (http://bit.ly/M9xt8E) that the ...

Christie says bridge scandal won’t impede agenda

CHICAGO (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the traffic scandal facing him is disappointing but not a distraction from his job as governor — or from raising money for Republican candidates for governor. Christie told about 1,600 people at ...