Politics & Government


Christie Promotes Camden Promise Initiative During Visit

During his recent visit to Camden, Gov. Chris Christie talked about his Camden Promise Initiative plan.

Booker, Menendez to Introduce Pollution Pays Legislation

Senators Cory Booker and Robert Menendez want to introduce legislation that will reinstate a "Pollution Pays" measure.

FEMA Public Assistance Chief: There’s Still A Lot Going On In The Recovery Process

FEMA NJ Sandy Recovery Field Office Public Assistance Branch Chief Douglas Westermann says that the agency is working with the state in order to get funds and grants to applicants and that there is still lot going on in the recovery process.

Christie: Corbett deserves support, despite polls

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gov. Tom Corbett is heading to another fundraiser for the Republican Governors Association as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he intends to work hard to re-elect Corbett, despite the polls. Protesters gathered outside the ...

Christie back to work of building 2016 coalition

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is launching what amounts to a cross-country revival tour. The potential 2016 GOP presidential candidate is looking to recover from a clumsy political scandal involving the George Washington ...

Christie tells students about White House visits

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie has heaped praise on President Barack Obama while traveling in southern New Jersey. The Republican governor made a series of stops in Camden on Monday, including a classroom visit with first-graders at the ...

Christie: Would be ‘foolish’ to decide on run now

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie says it would be "foolish" to decide now whether to run for president in 2016. The Republican governor was asked again about his possible White House ambitions when he traveled to Camden on Monday afternoon. ...

67 vets waiting for 1st appointments in New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A new audit of Veterans Affairs health care facilities finds 67 veterans have been waiting up to three months for their initial appointments with the New Jersey Health Care System. The report released Monday also found that 402 ...
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Jaffe Morning Briefing: June 9, 2014

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

76ers seek $82M in tax breaks for Camden facility

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers are seeking $82 million in tax credits over 10 years for building a practice facility in Camden. The New Jersey Economic Development Authority is scheduled to consider the application at its meeting ...