Politics & Government

Rutgers Professor and Newark Historian Clement Price on the NJTV News set in February. Price died Wednesday at the age of 69 after suffering a stroke over the weekend.

Newark Historian Clement Price Dies

Rutgers Professor and Newark Historian Clement Price died Wednesday at the age of 69 after suffering a stroke over the weekend.

Bergen County Exec.-Elect Tedesco Plans to Merge Bergen County’s Police and Sheriff’s Depts.

Bergen County Executive Elect James Tedesco says after being sworn in, he plans to move forward the realignment of the police force into the sheriff's department.

Montclair, Trenton Voters Approve Paid Sick Leave Ordinances

Voters in Montclair and Trenton approved a measure to require businesses to offer employees paid sick leave.

Officials: Move Over Law Makes Roads Safer

Law enforcement personnel say requiring motorists to slow down and change lanes when they see an emergency vehicle is common sense and increases safety.

Christie emerges as big winner after midterms

WASHINGTON (AP) — He wasn't on the ballot Tuesday, but New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie emerged as one of the big winners of the midterm elections. Christie had spent months traveling the country, raising money and boosting candidates in his role as ...

Republicans perform better across New Jersey

Some polls before this week's elections were showing that Democrats were running close in a couple of congressional races. But the results of Tuesday's voting tell a different story. Republicans held onto all six of the party's New Jersey seats in ...

Feds: Princeton mishandled sexual violence cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Education Department's Office for Civil Rights says Princeton University violated the law by improperly handling complaints of sexual violence and failing to end a sexually hostile environment for one student. The department ...

$13B in state/local conservation measures pass

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Election Day was not just about the Republican landslide: Voters in states and counties across the nation supported about $13 billion in conservation funding. That amount was a record for money approved at the ballot box, ...

Jaffe Morning Briefing: Nov. 5, 2014

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

Christie: GOP wins show focus on leadership

WASHINGTON (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says Republican victories in governor's races across the country show voters want leaders who will "get things done," rather that fighting over ideology. Christie, chairman of the Republican ...