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Cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans had pushed, an Associated Press review has found.
Voters who approved injecting politics into Mount Holly elections for the first time in decades will be handed ballots in November that are bereft of a clear choice.
TRENTON - The director of the agency that manages New Jersey's $80 billion pension fund confirmed Tuesday that the state had sold its stake in a fund managed by a venture-capital firm with ties to a prominent Massachusetts Republican, months after the investment drew scrutiny over pay-to-play concerns.
The Leadership Agenda: With the Benjamin Franklin Bridge in the background, Holtec International's chief executive, Krishna P. Singh, in July faced the news media, Gov. Christie at his side, and talked about plans to build a $260 million factory on Camden's waterfront, bringing, eventually, 3,000 jobs to the impoverished city.
TRENTON - New Jersey lawmakers are returning to the Statehouse from summer break facing a withering indictment of the state's finances: two credit downgrades from Wall Street ratings agencies criticizing poor long-term fiscal planning.
TRENTON - The state Treasury Department has sold its stake in a venture-capital fund tied to a Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate who contributed to the New Jersey Republican State Committee, Fortune reported on Monday.
Before Gov. Christie visited her first-grade classroom, Mary Stahl told the 6- and 7-year-olds how special the coming moment would be.
FORT LEE, N.J. - New Jersey and national Democratic Party leaders marked the anniversary of lane closures near the George Washington Bridge on Monday with a round of public criticism of Republican Gov. Christie.
A labor group filed an ethics complaint Friday claiming it was improper that the man who oversees investments of New Jersey's pension funds also was involved in Gov. Christie's reelection campaign.
TRENTON - New Jersey lawmakers advanced a series of bills Thursday designed to cut down on domestic violence, with the case of a former football star punching his then-fiancee in an Atlantic City casino in the backdrop.
Cuts to the nation's food stamp program enacted this year are only affecting four states, far from the sweeping overhaul that Republicans had pushed, an Associated Press review has found.
U.S. Sen. Cory A. Booker's campaign says he has agreed to just one debate in his reelection race this fall against Republican Jeff Bell.
TRENTON - The director of the agency that manages New Jersey's $80 billion pension fund confirmed Tuesday that the state had sold its stake in a fund managed by a venture-capital firm with ties to a prominent Massachusetts Republican, months after the investment drew scrutiny over pay-to-play concerns.
Voters who approved injecting politics into Mount Holly elections for the first time in decades will be handed ballots in November that are bereft of a clear choice.
JERSEY CITY, N.J. - Joined by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats at the opening of a drug rehabilitation center here, Gov. Christie continued Monday to advocate for treating nonviolent offenders instead of jailing them, saying that changing attitudes on the topic will require political courage.
Housing advocates are decrying a proposal by Gov. Christie that would allow municipalities - rather than the state - to set their own affordable-housing goals, essentially gutting a nearly 30-year-old housing program that was mandated by the courts.
The Leadership Agenda: With the Benjamin Franklin Bridge in the background, Holtec International's chief executive, Krishna P. Singh, in July faced the news media, Gov. Christie at his side, and talked about plans to build a $260 million factory on Camden's waterfront, bringing, eventually, 3,000 jobs to the impoverished city.
For most of the last nine years, the $52,000 camera system in West Deptford's police cruisers functioned well. It recorded intoxicated drivers swerving through lanes or later stumbling on their feet. Sometimes the footage helped prevent lengthy drags through the court system, because, as West Deptford Prosecutor John Moustakas said, "You really don't have a defense."
TRENTON - New Jersey lawmakers are returning to the Statehouse from summer break facing a withering indictment of the state's finances: two credit downgrades from Wall Street ratings agencies criticizing poor long-term fiscal planning.
EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. - They bashed President Obama, praised each other's leadership, and shared a hug on stage. Former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and Gov. Christie, who campaigned for Romney in the run-up to the 2012 election, were together again Wednesday - this time at a fund-raiser for the New Jersey Republican Party that doubled as a 52d birthday celebration for Christie.