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Gov. Christie faces an April 28 deadline on the New Jersey Adoptees' Birthright Bill, which would give adopted adults over 18 access to their full original birth certificates.
The Township Council has introduced a $33.64 million budget for 2015 that calls for no increase in municipal property taxes.
A few months after Hurricane Sandy devastated the Atlantic Coast, New Jersey's largest utility proposed in February 2013 a 10-year, $3.9 billion construction program to "harden" electricity and gas systems against future storms.
The New Jersey legislative panel investigating September lane closures at the George Washington Bridge has called four people - current and former members of the Christie administration and officials at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey - to testify next month.
NEW YORK One by one, a panel of experts made a variety of recommendations Monday on restoring accountability and credibility to the beleaguered Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, yet most struck a common theme: Find a way to depoliticize an agency that has come to be perceived as, in one panelist's words, "a cookie jar" for the two governors who control who serves in leadership positions.
State officials say public health in New Jersey -- as well as the state budget -- would benefit from applying the $2.70-per-pack cigarette tax to electronic...
WASHINGTON TWP. The Washington Township GOP and its three endorsed candidates for the town council are asking a court to immediately review a complaint against the embattled council president and his primary election petition.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie is renewing his calls for state lawmakers to enhance pension reforms.
Do Gov. Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo have too much power over the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey – the bi-state agency involved in the George Washington Bridge controversy? As experts discuss ways to depoliticize the agency, Christie, who approved the hiring of the former Port Authority official who oversaw the September lane closures at the bridge, cautioned against stripping too much appointment power from governors.
TRENTON - State Sen. Donald Norcross raised $379,000 in the first quarter of 2014 for his First District congressional bid, which led campaign-finance filings disclosed Tuesday for South Jersey candidates for Congress.
A few months after Hurricane Sandy devastated the Atlantic Coast, New Jersey's largest utility proposed in February 2013 a 10-year, $3.9 billion construction program to "harden" electricity and gas systems against future storms.
The New Jersey legislative panel investigating September lane closures at the George Washington Bridge has called four people - current and former members of the Christie administration and officials at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey - to testify next month.
In an unusually stormy meeting, the embattled state Ethics Commission placated union critics by taking the unusual step of confirming that it is investigating...
WASHINGTON Gov. Christie continued Tuesday to make his pitch for pension reform and renewal of a cap on raises for public workers, sounding alarms about the state's economic future in a speech at a New Jersey Chamber of Commerce dinner.
Legal fees incurred by Gov. Christie's reelection campaign, apparently in connection with investigations into the lane closures at the George Washington Bridge, have surpassed the amount of cash in the campaign's coffers, according to a filing with state election law officials.
CAMDEN Guillermo Lopez drives his son to doctor's appointments and himself to work, with fear in the back of his mind.
NEW YORK One by one, a panel of experts made a variety of recommendations Monday on restoring accountability and credibility to the beleaguered Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, yet most struck a common theme: Find a way to depoliticize an agency that has come to be perceived as, in one panelist's words, "a cookie jar" for the two governors who control who serves in leadership positions.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - A year ago this week, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey held a public board meeting to re-elect its officers and hear from various committees. The governance and ethics committee presented its report with the following conclusion:
Gov. Christie faces an April 28 deadline on the New Jersey Adoptees' Birthright Bill, which would give adopted adults over 18 access to their full original birth certificates.
The Township Council has introduced a $33.64 million budget for 2015 that calls for no increase in municipal property taxes.