Politics & Government

Christie touts Corbett candidacy at GOP dinner

CAMP HILL, Pa. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie called on Pennsylvania Republicans to enlist as "soldiers" in the campaign to re-elect Gov. Tom Corbett. Christie told an audience of about 600 people at a state party dinner Friday night to get ...

5 years for woman in unemployment benefits scam

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Another defendant in a scheme to steal unemployment benefits from New Jersey has been sentenced to prison. Acting Attorney General John Hoffman announced Friday that Monique Valentine was sentenced to five years in state ...

DRPA Inspector General Resigns

Thomas Raftery sent his letter of resignation to the Delaware River Port Authority, claiming the organization didn't allow independent oversight.

Asm. Cryan: Tuition Freezes Would Give Students Stability

Assemblyman Joseph Cryan says that a tuition freeze bill would allow incoming freshman to pay tuition and fees at the same fee for nine consecutive semesters, allowing for some stability.

State: $450K in fines pending in dumping crackdown

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's crackdown on illegal dumping at state parks and recreational areas is adding up. The Department of Environmental Protection began the campaign six months ago and released its latest numbers Friday. It says the ...

$1M Powerball ticket set to expire

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Time is running out for the person holding an unclaimed Powerball lottery ticket bought in New Jersey that is worth $1 million. The ticket for the Oct. 23, 2013 drawing was purchased at Kwik Farms on Shrewsbury Avenue in ...

Jaffe Morning Briefing: Sept. 26, 2014

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

Toll-free days set for Atlantic City Expressway

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Toll-free Tuesdays are planned for the Atlantic City Expressway in October. The Atlantic City Alliance will announce details on Monday. Alliance spokesman Jeff Guaracino tells The Press of Atlantic City ...

Christie praises Snyder’s handling of Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is praising how Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has addressed bankrupt Detroit, crediting him for being realistic with residents. Christie on Friday appeared with fellow Republican Snyder at a Detroit coffee ...

Candidates in New Jersey House race air disputes

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The candidates in New Jersey's contentious and close 3rd Congressional District race are continuing to attack each other's character. Democrat Aimee Belgard and Republican Tom MacArthur met Friday for a joint interview at a New ...