As the Senate Budget Committee heard testimony about the proposal, it was hard to escape the idea there is a political component to Sweeney's plan.
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The 2006 law banned smoking in bars and restaurants. This new law takes effect in six months and fines people for smoking on beaches and in parks.
The debate over marijuana legalization is far from over in Trenton. In the meantime, Jersey City became the first municipality in New Jersey to decriminalize the drug.
Assemblyman Jamel Holley has put forth a series of amendments to garner support to advance a bill to legalize marijuana statewide. One of the key Democrats leading the charge against legalization, ...
The money in the fall election is going overwhelmingly to the Democrats. All five Republican seats and one Democratic seat are considered in play.
The Republican congressional candidate stands by comments he's made on diversity being "crap and un-American" and explains why he shared a post on social media from a white nationalist website.
Gov. Phil Murphy says he will phase out the controversial PARCC test. What will replace it?
Gov. Phil Murphy announced his plan to phase out the PARCC exam with education commissioner Lamont Repollet at his side. Since the exam's introduction in 2014, it's sparked controversy statewide among ...
President Trump is expected to announce his pick to replace Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy Monday evening. Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron breaks down the credentials of the ...
Assembly Budget Chair Eliana Pintor Marin talks about this year's contentious budget negotiations and how legislators ultimately finalized a budget.
Golden predicts that what Murphy and top legislative leaders went through this budget cycle won't be forgotten, but they'll be able to move on and work together in the future.
With only a few hours remaining before a government shutdown took effect, legislators announced a compromise in budget negotiations.
New Jersey is in the midst of a full-blown budget crisis as legislative leaders have been locked in a struggle over a budget bill.
Democratic leaders and Murphy held separate budget news conferences Friday.
Gov. Phil Murphy is struggling with Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin over how to raise revenues.