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161201Cruz

HUD Says Smoking Ban at Public Housing is 18 Months Away

12-1-16
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has announced it will be banning smoking in its public housing facilities. The agency says the ban will save over $150 million a year.
161201Hill

Newark Police and Religious Leaders Team Up

12-1-16
The city’s hope is the public seeing cops and clergy together will build ties and trust between communities and the police department.
161130Vannozzi

NJ Supreme Court Weighs Affordable Housing Obligations

11-30-16
The state Supreme Court heard arguments challenging a lower court ruling that told towns they don't have to make up for housing obligations missed between 1999 and 2015.
161130Delmore

NJ Officials Tell NY Colleagues to Move Forward on Port Authority Bus Terminal Fix

11-30-16
New Jersey elected officials from both parties had the same message to send across the Hudson: move forward on fixing the Port Authority Bus Terminal and lay off Port Authority Chairman John Degnan.
161130Aron

Judge Hears Teaneck Citizen’s Complaint Against Christie Over Bridgegate

11-30-16
Bergen County Superior Court Assignment Judge Bonnie Mizdol entertained a motion by Teaneck resident Bill Brennan to appoint a special prosecutor in a complaint he has filed against Gov. Christie for the George Washington Bridge lane closures.
161130Flanagan

Statewide Water Infrastructure Repairs Needed

11-30-16
New Jersey’s Joint Legislative Task Force on Water Infrastructure members face fixing a formidable problem, most of it hidden underground, where an estimated 30,000 miles of up to century-old underground pipes often crack and flood the streets.
161129Aron

Christie Announces State House Renovation

11-29-16
Gov. Christie announced a $300 million renovation to the State House to a room full of media who thought he might be leaving his post to join President-Elect Donald Trump's administration.
161129Greenstein

Sen. Greenstein: Water Infrastructure Issues Start with the Pipes

11-29-16
Sen. Linda Greenstein says the state's deteriorating water pipes need to be replaced and that water main breaks and other issues cost businesses money.
161129Cruz

United Begins Direct Service from Newark to Havana

11-29-16
They played classic Cuban tunes and passed out Cuban sandwiches and flan on the first direct flight to Havana.
161128Cruz

Cuban-American Elected Officials See a Potential Anti-Castro Ally in Trump

11-28-16
The death of Fidel Castro has brought renewed attention to U.S.-Cuba relations. Some Cuban-American lawmakers hope that President-Elect Donald Trump will be tougher on Cuba than President Obama has been.