Monday, June 1, 2015

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TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A quiet primary season is about wrap up as New Jersey voters head to the ballots on Tuesday to pick Democratic and Republican candidates for November's Assembly election.
TRENTON - Chris Christie, then the U.S. attorney for New Jersey, declared in 2004 that an indictment of a fund-raiser for Gov. Jim McGreevey painted "a very vivid picture of the corrupt and broken political system in the state of New Jersey."
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) - The New Jersey Assembly primary in Union County is bucking the trend of a sleepy election season.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey might be tightening domestic violence offenders' access to guns.
When New Jersey residents head to the polls for Tuesday's state Assembly primaries, they won't have much choice in whom to support.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - In about a month, Gov. Chris Christie and lawmakers will have to decide exactly how to spend roughly $34 billion.
BELMAR, N.J. - On Friday, Gov. Christie greeted beachgoers on a familiar Jersey Shore boardwalk. By next week, he will be in Florida, South Carolina, and New Hampshire; the week after that, it's back to New Hampshire, Iowa, and Utah.
BELMAR, N.J. (AP) - Seven months after he told a heckler in Belmar to "sit down and shut up" at a press conference marking the anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie struck a softer tone Friday as he kicked off the summer tourism season with a visit to the same shore community.
NEW YORK - Gov. Christie attacked President Obama over nuclear negotiations with Iran and what he cast as a weakened relationship with Israel in a speech Thursday before a crowd that included prominent Jewish guests and donors.
Two and a half years ago, Krista Sperber rode out Hurricane Sandy inside her Belmar home. She; her husband, Michael Irwin; and a few neighbors gathered for a hurricane party, and watched as five feet of water surrounded their neighborhood in 15 minutes, she said.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A quiet primary season is about wrap up as New Jersey voters head to the ballots on Tuesday to pick Democratic and Republican candidates for November's Assembly election.
TRENTON - New Jersey lawmakers introduced legislation Monday that would ask voters to amend the constitution to allow the state to expand gaming to North Jersey.
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) - The New Jersey Assembly primary in Union County is bucking the trend of a sleepy election season.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey might be tightening domestic violence offenders' access to guns.
When New Jersey residents head to the polls for Tuesday's state Assembly primaries, they won't have much choice in whom to support.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie supports asking voters if they want to change the state constitution to allow casino gambling in northern New Jersey.
Assemblyman Paul Moriarty, who has been victimized himself, is trying to get penalties stiffened for people who send SWAT teams to strangers’ houses.
He took a private meeting with arguably the most powerful man in Jersey.
On his latest financial-disclosure form, Gov. Christie does not list as gifts the luxury-box tickets to Dallas Cowboys games he received last football season from team owner Jerry Jones.
TRENTON - Chris Christie, then the U.S. attorney for New Jersey, declared in 2004 that an indictment of a fund-raiser for Gov. Jim McGreevey painted "a very vivid picture of the corrupt and broken political system in the state of New Jersey."