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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 number of South Jersey counties and towns have rushed to make sure they can still avail themselves of a 2 percent cap on arbitrator-awarded raises to police and firefighters even with the Legislature at a stalemate over renewing the law that created the cap.
As New Jersey celebrates the 350th anniversary of its founding, the original state capital lags pitiably in terms of income, education, and home ownership.
ATLANTIC CITY Marking his first 100 days in office, Mayor Don Guardian introduced a team of department heads Thursday who discussed goals tempered by the omnipresent fact that city government is virtually broke.
Gov. Christie has named the dean of Seton Hall University School of Law to serve in the newly created position of ombudsman for his office - a step recommended by the review Christie commissioned as a result of the George Washington Bridge controversy.
WASHINGTON Rep. Frank LoBiondo, a South Jersey Republican facing a potentially difficult reelection campaign, broke party ranks Thursday to oppose a GOP budget in a vote loaded with political weight.
FRANKLIN, N.J. Gov. Christie voiced support Tuesday for an end to campaign-finance limits, which he said have led to a system that has obscured the sources - but not stemmed the rise - of money in politics.
WASHINGTON – Things are getting real in a South Jersey House race. Ex-Eagle Garry Cobb is being called out … for being a former Dallas...
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s credibility may be the biggest casualty of the Bridgegate scandal, according to a new Rutgers-Eagleton public...
SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday at a town hall that he'd do away with realty transfer fees, a major source of tax revenue, that cost a retired state trooper in the audience $5,435 after selling a house two weeks ago.
As New Jersey celebrates the 350th anniversary of its founding, the original state capital lags pitiably in terms of income, education, and home ownership.
A number of South Jersey counties and towns have rushed to make sure they can still avail themselves of a 2 percent cap on arbitrator-awarded raises to police and firefighters even with the Legislature at a stalemate over renewing the law that created the cap.
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.
Gov. Christie has named the dean of Seton Hall University School of Law to serve in the newly created position of ombudsman for his office - a step recommended by the review Christie commissioned as a result of the George Washington Bridge controversy.
The Township Council has introduced a $33.64 million budget for 2015 that calls for no increase in municipal property taxes.
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.
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.
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...
ATLANTIC CITY Marking his first 100 days in office, Mayor Don Guardian introduced a team of department heads Thursday who discussed goals tempered by the omnipresent fact that city government is virtually broke.