- New Jersey lawmakers ask why only $15M for flood protection Updated: Feb-11-16 2:29 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey lawmakers on Thursday were left scratching their heads wondering why the state got only $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.
- North Jersey casino vote bill advances without key details Updated: Feb-08-16 3:01 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - A plan to let New Jersey voters decide in November whether to authorize two new casinos in the northern part of the state is moving forward in the Legislature.
- 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.
- Gov. Christie calls for state takeover of Atlantic City Updated: Jan-26-16 10:56 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Tuesday the state will assume vast control over Atlantic City's finances and decision-making, saying the seaside gambling resort is incapable of getting its finances together after years of overspending.
- Atlantic City to consider asking for bankruptcy Updated: Jan-26-16 3:30 am
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - Atlantic City's local government will meet Tuesday afternoon to consider asking New Jersey for permission to declare bankruptcy.
- Christie again rejects Atlantic City, casino aid package Updated: Jan-19-16 5:56 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie has once again rejected a financial assistance package for Atlantic City and its struggling casinos, vetoing measures that included the changes he demanded when he vetoed them the first time.
- New Jersey's history of state takeovers may follow Christie Updated: Jan-17-16 12:54 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - If New Jersey lawmakers approve a measure for the state to takeover Atlantic City, it won't be the first time Trenton wrestled power from local officials.
- 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.
- 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.
- Christie highlights bipartisanship, dives into pension fight Updated: Jan-12-16 9:07 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Republican Gov. Chris Christie jumped head first into a fight with state political rivals over pensions despite highlighting his work with the Democratic-controlled Legislature and called for turning a prison into a drug treatment facility during his annual State of the State address Tuesday.
- 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.
- Getting into the highlights of Christie's State of the State Updated: Jan-12-16 8:46 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Republican Gov. Chris Christie called for transforming a state prison into a drug treatment facility, lashed out at the Democratic Legislature over public pensions and bashed President Barack Obama during Tuesday's State of the State speech.
- 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).