Dec. 17, 2015: NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams

Call it the Christmas rush, lawmakers vote on funding public employee pensions and the Transportation Trust Fund, hiking the gas tax and allowing casinos in North Jersey, all of which need voters approval.

Voters had no say in whether to build a Pipeline through the Pinelands. The state approved the project. Now environmental groups are poised to appeal it.

And test scores in Camden schools hit rock bottom. We’ll talk with the superintendent tasked with transforming public schools to meet students unique needs.