Politics & Government


In NJTV Exclusive, Cami Anderson Says She Plans to Stay on in Newark

The plan to reorganize the city's public schools, "One Newark," has been heavily criticized in the community, but Superintendent Cami Anderson says it will help the district remain viable.

PATCO Commuters to Endure Long Rehab Project

A rehabilitation project will affect PATCO trains across the Ben Franklin Bridge from Camden to Philadelphia for two months.

Congressional District 12 Candidates Gear Up for Primary Day

Democrats Bonnie Watson Coleman, Linda Greenstein, Upendra Chivukula and Andrew Zwicker are running to replace Congressman Rush Holt.

Chris Christie campaigns for New Mexico governor

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is in southeastern New Mexico to campaign for Republican Gov. Susana Martinez as she runs for re-election. Christie joined Martinez at a Roswell coffee shop for an hour-long meet-and-greet ...

Historic NJ sites now eligible for Sandy grants

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Historic sites across New Jersey that were damaged by Superstorm Sandy are now eligible for federal disaster grants to help fund repairs. Gov. Chris Christie's administration announced Thursday that it is now accepting ...

PA official ‘proud’ of actions to reopen GW bridge

NEW YORK (AP) — The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey official who put a stop to the George Washington Bridge lane closures last fall says he's proud of his actions. Executive director Patrick Foye made his remarks at a question-and-answer ...

Jaffe Morning Briefing: May 29, 2014

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

New Jersey reviewing hiring of investment firm

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey officials are reviewing whether it was proper to hire a venture capital firm where an executive is a candidate for governor of Massachusetts who once donated money to the New Jersey Republican State Committee. It is ...

Report finds health issues after chemical release

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey Health Department survey finds the majority of residents in a town where a train derailed and released a noxious gas reported new or worsening health problems within weeks. The state report was posted last week on ...

Comptroller faults pay in some NJ fire districts

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's comptroller found some of the state's fire districts pay their employees more than the average in New York City and Philadelphia. The watchdog released a report Wednesday that examined fire districts in ...