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Christie Talks NJ Transit, Comey Firing, AG’s Crackdown on Drug Offenders

5-17-17
At an event to announce a new 360-degree camera system for NJ Transist buses, Gov. Christie touched on the firing of FBI Director James Comey and U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' crackdown on drug offenders.

Head of NJ Republican Party Shares Views on Upcoming Gubernatorial Debate, Election

5-17-17
Executive Director of the state's Republican Party Pete Sheridan sounds off on Republican gubernatorial candidates Kim Guadagno and Jack Ciattarelli and Democratic front-runner Phil Murphy.

Small Businesses Learn How to Utilize Facebook

5-16-17
Hundreds of small business representatives attended a seminar to learn how to use Facebook to maximize marketing efforts and connections with customers.

Gateway Tunnel Tops Agenda at Transportation Conference

5-16-17
Transportation insiders got an update on the state's most critical projects at the NJ Alliance for Action's annual transportation conference.

Mother Fights New Jersey to Return Disabled Daughter to New Hampshire Facility

5-16-17
According to her mother, Jennifer Sullivan thrived at an out-of-state treatment facility in New Hampshire but is struggling since she was moved back to New Jersey. She wants the state to send her daughter back to New Hampshire.

Immigration Rights Advocates Set Agenda, Hope for Allies

5-16-17
Immigrants' rights advocates hope New Jersey's next governor will prioritize issues affecting immigrant communities.

AG Sessions Calls for Offenders to Get Stiffest Penalties Possible

5-15-17
In a memo, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions has reversed Obama-era orders and he’s told federal prosecutors to charge offenders with the most serious provable crime that could get the stiffest sentence.

What’s the Right Amount of Pay for New Jersey Police Officers?

5-15-17
The median salary for roughly 19,000 municipal police officers in New Jersey was just over $105,000 in 2016.

Sen. Scutari Unveils Bill to Legalize Recreational Marijuana in NJ

5-15-17
Sen. Nicholas Scutari unveiled a 60-page bill to legalize and regulate recreational marijuana use in New Jersey, saying the state spends $127 million a year on enforcement efforts that don’t work.

Democrats Square Off in Gubernatorial Primary Debate

5-12-17
Jim Johnson, Ray Lesniak, Phil Murphy and John Wisniewski faced off in the NJTV/NJ Spotlight Gubernatorial Democratic Primary Debate. Murphy was a main focus of the other three candidates.