- Lawmakers wonder why NJ only got $15M for flood protection Updated: Feb-11-16 3:30 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey lawmakers are looking into why the state only got $15 million in federal flood protection funding.
- Sweeney plans ballot question on phasing in $15 minimum wage Updated: Feb-09-16 4:20 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey's minimum wage would rise to $15 over eight years and employers who pay above the rate could qualify for a tax credit under a proposal unveiled Tuesday by Senate President Steve Sweeney.
- AAA survey says New Jersey drivers' commutes got worse Updated: Feb-08-16 1:55 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - A new AAA survey shows New Jersey drivers have a worsening view of the state's road and bridge conditions, and Democratic legislative leaders say the report highlights the need to shore up a key transportation fund.
- NJ lawmakers try again on Barnegat Bay pollution limits Updated: Jan-25-16 5:37 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey lawmakers are trying again to impose daily limits on the amount of pollutants that can be allowed to wash into the fragile Barnegat Bay.
- Assembly speaker outlines plan to address poverty Updated: Jan-20-16 12:21 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto says lawmakers will focus on rolling back poverty in the state in the new legislative session.
- Christie vetoes bill requiring recess for young students Updated: Jan-19-16 5:42 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - A bill that would have ensured young school students got 20 minutes a day of recess will not become law in New Jersey.
- Smart gun bill, ban on certain convicts owning guns vetoed Updated: Jan-19-16 5:19 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a pair of gun-related bills Tuesday, one that proposed changing New Jersey's strict requirement that firearm dealers eventually sell only so-called "smart guns" and another measure that would have barred carjackers and other convicts from owning a gun.
- Gov. Christie unveils new ideas, then leaves New Jersey Updated: Jan-16-16 11:08 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie unveiled plans to re-create a state prison as a drug treatment facility and slash the estate tax but immediately left New Jersey for the presidential campaign trail, raising questions about how he'll push for his priorities.
- Disagreement over Port Authority reform continues Updated: Jan-14-16 4:02 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - A long-running effort by New Jersey and New York to pass the same legislation to overhaul the powerful bistate agency that controls the region's airports, bridges and tunnels failed to advance on Thursday.
- Atlantic City casino revenue cut by half over 9 years Updated: Jan-13-16 6:04 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - Atlantic City has lost more than half of its casino revenue during the past nine years.
- Senate president to Atlantic City: Takeover or bankruptcy Updated: Jan-12-16 9:00 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - A proposed bill in the state Legislature would give the state vast power over Atlantic City, including the right to make most major decisions and to sell off assets and land.
- The Latest: Democrats jab Christie's speech as political Updated: Jan-12-16 6:24 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - The latest on Gov. Chris Christie's State of the State address. (All times local).