Politics & Government


Dept. of Justice Likely to Monitor Newark Police Department

Newark officials are in talks with the Department of Justice, which will likely begin monitoring the police department. The ACLU has claimed there is widespread abuses within the police department.

Fair Share Housing Assoc. Director: We Need to Get to the Bottom of Sandy Aid Denials

Fair Share Housing Associate Director Kevin Walsh says that officials need to get to the bottom of how many people were wrongly denied Sandy aid.
Rutgers Professor and Newark Historian Clement Price on the NJTV News set in February. Price died Wednesday at the age of 69 after suffering a stroke over the weekend.

Price Says It’s An Honor To Be Named Newark’s Historian

Newark's newest city historian, Clement Price, says it is an honor to be named historian and to follow in the footsteps of Charles Cummings.

NJ city, feds near deal on outside police monitor

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's largest city is working with the federal government on details of a deal that could result in an outside monitor for its police department. A spokeswoman for Newark says the appointment of a monitor is likely but an ...

NJTV News Live Coverage: GWB Committee Hearing

The select committee investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closures convened briefly Monday and then went into executive session to discuss the investigation.

City officials say no to NJ’s request for info

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Officials in Hoboken say they will not grant interviews to a lawyer for Gov. Chris Christie or give him documents regarding the mayor's claim that two Christie cabinet members told her the city's post-Sandy aid would be linked ...

NJ calls for convicted Trenton mayor to be removed

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey officials have filed legal paperwork to remove the mayor of the state's capital city from office after he was convicted of corruption. The state Attorney General's Office filed a request Monday afternoon with a state ...

NYC Mayor de Blasio addresses income equality

NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) wants New York City to have the power to raise the minimum wage. De Blasio says he'll ask state lawmakers for that power. The concept is part of his State of the City address. That's the ...

Mayor’s son get probation in computer hacking case

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The son of a Hudson County mayor will not have to serve a prison term for his role in the hacking of a website set up by his father's political foes. The Jersey Journal (http://bit.ly/1fQfCMz) reports that Joseph Roque was ...

NJ’s largest newspaper regrets endorsing Christie

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's largest newspaper says it now regrets endorsing Republican Gov. Chris Christie for re-election. In a column posted Sunday on the Star-Ledger's website, editorial page editor Tom Moran writes, "We blew this one" and ...