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160415Orton

Newark Extends Hotel Tax to Airbnb Stays

4-15-16
Mayor Ras Baraka announced that Newark is working with Airbnb to extend the city's 6 percent hotel tax to the website's rentals.
160414Flanagan

Christie Touts Job Creation Program, NJ’s Economy

4-14-16
Gov. Christie was at Union County College to discuss Talent Development Centers, which are meant to be pipelines to new or better jobs.
160414Vannozzi

Lawmakers Continue to Have Different Plans for Atlantic City Recovery

4-14-16
The Assembly Judiciary Committee met to amend Speaker Vincent Prieto's bill to rescue Atlantic City, but Senate President Steve Sweeney also has a proposal put forward.
160414Hill

Senators Question Higher Education Spending in State Budget

4-14-16
The Christie administration is proposing cuts to the Educational Opportunity Fund and to the state's senior public institutions.
160414Verniero

Former State Justice Peter Verniero Discusses New Nominee’s Impact on Court

4-14-16
Gov. Christie's prior Supreme Court nominees have been refused hearings from the state Senate. His latest nominee -- Democrat Walter Timpone -- is expected to meet the qualifications of the "gentleman's agreement" in maintaining a balanced court.
160414Levinson

Supportive Housing Association Director: NJ Needs More Affordable Housing

4-14-16
Supportive Housing Association Executive Director Gail Levinson says New Jersey needs more affordable housing options, particularly for the developmentally disabled.
20160414_FS1_ObamaRutgers

President Obama to Give Commencement Address at Rutgers

4-14-16
President Obama will speak at the 250th anniversary commencement ceremony for Rutgers University, New Brunswick.
160413Cruz

Transportation Funding Discussed at Budget Hearing

4-13-16
Members of the Assembly discussed New Jersey's Transportation Trust Fund, which is quickly running dry.
160413Vannozzi

Jersey City Mayor Visits Atlantic City to Talk Casinos

4-13-16
Mayor Steve Fulop went to Atlantic City to discuss the pros and cons of allowing casinos in North Jersey.
160413Booker

Sen. Booker Meets with Federal Supreme Court Nominee Merrick Garland

4-13-16
Sen. Cory Booker says it breaks constitutional tradition and the Senate isn't doing their job by not granting President Obama's Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland a hearing in the Senate.