- State police adding 200 patrols for Labor Day weekend Updated: Sep-04-15 9:30 am
WEST TRENTON, New Jersey - State police say they will have 200 additional patrols this Labor Day weekend.
- Sweeney, Dems push Christie to sign changes to voting law Updated: Sep-02-15 7:07 pm
JERSEY CITY, New Jersey - Key New Jersey lawmakers say Gov. Chris Christie should sign legislation to modernize laws governing the state's elections.
- Christie challenges Obama's greenhouse gas emissions rules Updated: Sep-02-15 6:13 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - The plan by President Barack Obama to cut greenhouse gas emissions from power plants is flawed and New Jersey is asking the Environmental Protection Agency not to implement it, Gov. Chris Christie said Wednesday.
- Christie signs bill expanding teacher arbitration panel Updated: Aug-28-15 2:47 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie has signed legislation that increases the size of a panel that hears contested cases involving the dismissal or pay reductions of tenured teachers.
- Bills aim to help businesses raise clams, oysters Updated: Aug-28-15 1:29 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Two New Jersey legislators say they want to make it easier for entrepreneurs to set up aquaculture projects to raise clams and oysters.
- Christie embarks on TV blitz to gain campaign traction Updated: Aug-27-15 7:18 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie embarked on a TV blitz Thursday as he works to gain traction in his 2016 Republican presidential primary campaign.
- Christie urges Booker, Congress to oppose Iran deal Updated: Aug-25-15 2:19 pm
NEW BRUNSWICK, New Jersey - The Iran nuclear agreement is a bad deal and Congress should vote to block it, including an undecided U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday as he stood alongside Jewish leaders.
- Craft brewers hoping bills are right brew to boost industry Updated: Aug-22-15 12:49 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Members of the New Jersey's craft brewers guild- a group small enough to fit in one restaurant booth a few years ago and now numbering around 70 - worry state law is murky on whether they can sell their suds at farmers markets or if local food trucks can serve patrons at microbreweries.
- A summer of pain for NJ commuters who rely on rails to NYC Updated: Aug-21-15 1:06 am
NEW YORK - The Hudson River is 1,500 yards wide where it flows between Manhattan and Weehawken, New Jersey, but it can feel like 150 miles for the hordes of commuters who make the crossing via a pair of century-old rail tunnels that constitute one of the worst transportation bottlenecks in America.
- ACLU: Release names of officers who shot at 14-year-old boy Updated: Aug-20-15 6:06 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - The New Jersey branch of the American Civil Liberties Union wants the state attorney general to release the names of the officers who shot and wounded a 14-year-old boy they say pointed a gun at them, arguing that the shooting raises concerns about excessive use of force.
- Court: Woman who left child in car deserves new hearing Updated: Aug-20-15 5:04 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - A woman who was found to have neglected her 19-month-old daughter by leaving the child in a car while she went shopping will get another chance to argue her case, the state Supreme Court wrote in an opinion released Thursday.
- Environmental group gives New Jersey lawmakers failing grade Updated: Aug-19-15 1:37 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey's Legislature gets a failing grade when it comes to protecting the state's natural resources, an environmental group said Wednesday in a report.
- Teen shot by police during chase faces assault, gun charges Updated: Aug-18-15 6:40 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - A 14-year-old boy who police say they shot after he pointed a gun at them during a foot chase was charged on Tuesday with aggravated assault and gun crimes.
- NJ high court overturns murder conviction for parents' death Updated: Aug-17-15 12:23 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - A New Jersey man who admitted to strangling his parents and burying them in a park before going on a shopping spree with his girlfriend had his murder conviction overturned Monday after the state Supreme Court ruled that his confession was obtained improperly.
- Washington state gets failing grade on school funding Updated: Aug-14-15 1:55 pm
SEATTLE - Washington state is being fined $100,000 a day by the state Supreme Court because justices say lawmakers have failed to adequately pay to educate the state's 1 million school children.
- Court fines Washington state over education funding Updated: Aug-14-15 4:19 am
OLYMPIA, Washington - Washington officials are considering a special legislative session after the state Supreme Court issued daily fines a of $100,000 until lawmakers comply with a court order to improve the way the state pays for its basic education system.
- Legislature approves electronic financial disclosures Updated: Aug-13-15 2:47 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey lawmakers can now file their financial disclosure documents electronically.
- New Jersey transportation officials to talk about pope visit Updated: Aug-13-15 6:47 am
NEWARK, New Jersey - Pope Francis' visit to New York and Philadelphia next month will have an impact on traffic in New Jersey.
- Feds, New Jersey leaders to meet to discuss Gateway project Updated: Aug-10-15 7:37 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, U.S. Sen. Cory Booker and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will sit down next week to discuss plans for replacing the century-old Hudson River tunnel crossing.
- Domestic violence crackdown among dozens of new laws Updated: Aug-10-15 5:58 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie signed roughly two dozen bills passed by the Democrat-led Legislature into law on Monday and vetoed an additional dozen.
- Christie vetoes New Jersey Democrats' pension payment bills Updated: Aug-10-15 5:32 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie on Monday dismissed a Democratic attempt to make a $300 million public pension payment as "accounting gimmickry" and blocked another bill requiring quarterly payments to New Jersey's nearly $80 billion retirement system.
- Longtime New Jersey legislative official Kathy Crotty dies Updated: Aug-08-15 4:13 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - A woman who played an influential behind-the-scenes role in New Jersey government for nearly 30 years has died.
- Legal fees in Exxon case could cost NJ about $50 million Updated: Aug-08-15 9:32 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - More than one-fifth of a proposed $225 million settlement between Gov. Chris Christie's administration and ExxonMobil will go toward legal fees if a Superior Court judge approves the deal.