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Source: Christie to keynote 2015 N.J. Chamber ‘Walk to Washington’ dinner

12-22-14
Gov. Christie is expected to give the keynote address at the "Walk to Washington" New Jersey Chamber of Commerce event in February.

What Will New Rules on Cuba Mean, And Why Are Cuban-American Pols Upset?

12-19-14
With the U.S. and Cuba working to normalize relations, changes to travel, financial transactions and exchange of goods are happening.

Poll: Most New Jerseyans Oppose Gas Tax Increase

12-19-14
A new Rutgers-Eagleton poll found about 56 percent of New Jerseyans oppose raising the gas tax while 41 percent support it.

Rules for Drone Use in New Jersey

12-19-14
Drones are gaining popularity nationwide. In New Jersey, there is not much legal precedent for guidance.

Feds Approve Pipeline Proposal That Will Cross NJ’s Protected Public Land

12-19-14
The pipeline will pump natural gas to customers as far away as the Carolinas.

Renewed Relations with Cuba Could Mean Extradition of Convicted State Trooper Killer

12-18-14
Joanne Chesimard was convicted of killing New Jersey State Trooper Werner Foerster, but she fled to Cuba where Fidel Castro granted her asylum. Officials say she could now be extradited back to the U.S. with renewed diplomatic relations.

What Would a Presidential Primary Be Like with Jeb Bush and Christie?

12-18-14
Jeb Bush announced he's actively exploring the possibility of running for president, as is Chris Christie. Political analysts discuss what a primary might be like between them.

NJ Lawmakers Pass Bills, But None for AC

12-18-14
Members of the Senate and Assembly passed several measures, but held off on a five-bill package for Atlantic City because of instability regarding the Taj Mahal.

Forbes Moves Across the Hudson to Jersey City

12-18-14
The Forbes Media headquarters has moved to Jersey City, after operating in New York for 97 years. Chairman and Editor-in-Chief Steve Forbes sat down with NJTV News Senior Correspondent Mike Schneider to discuss the move and the climate in New Jersey and the nation.

New Study Contradicts Christie’s Claim That Pension Payouts Are Excessive

12-18-14
Using different criteria, a report finds New Jersey’s health and retirements benefits for public employees are less generous than plans in most other states.