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In First Address to Congress, President Aims to Temper Tone

New Jersey Democrats and Republicans respond to President Trump's new tone during his first address to Congress.

Sens. Beck and Greenstein Discuss Governor’s Budget Address

The two members of the Senate Budget Committee discussed Gov. Chris Christie's 2018 budget address with NJTV News Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron.

NJTV News Special Report: 2018 Budget Address

NJTV News provides live coverage of Gov. Chris Christie’s 2018 budget address.

Rep. Pallone Talks EPA, Affordable Care Act and More

Congressman Frank Pallone discusses change-ups at the Environmental Protection Agency, Republicans' possible replacement of Obamacare, the potential defunding of Planned Parenthood and more.

Lawmakers Hear About Impact of Food Insecurity on College Campuses

A study by the College and University Food Bank Alliance found that 48 percent of college students reported experiencing food insecurity. Rutgers and Montclair State University each have food pantries available to help.

What to Expect from Christie’s Final Budget Address

Former State Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristtoff talks about his predictions for Gov. Christie's final budget address and the state's pension crisis.

Pinelands Commission Votes to Permit South Jersey Gas Pipeline

The Pinelands Commission voted 9 to 5, with one abstention, to permit a controversial, 22-mile-long natural gas pipeline to pass through the heart of its preserved forest. Some opponents reacted with rage.

Worry Over Trump’s Reversal of Transgender Student Bathroom Policy

Some are concerned after President Trump reversed the directive allowing transgender students to use bathrooms and facilities of their choice in public schools. But others say it's a states' rights issue.

Senate President Talks School Funding Formula

Senate President Steve Sweeney discusses the state's school funding formula, the governor's budget address, pension payments and more.

Reporters Discuss State of New Jersey During Chamber Networking Breakfast

NJTV News Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron hosted a special edition of Reporters Roundtable at the New Jersey Chamber of Commerce Walk to Washington networking breakfast.