- Hundreds of protesters rally outside Christie announcement Updated: Jun-30-15 9:26 pm
LIVINGSTON, New Jersey - The good vibes and enthusiasm that accompanied Republican Gov. Chris Christie's announcement that he's running for president Tuesday didn't extend outside Livingston High School, where hundreds of protesters gathered to take him to task on a number of fronts.
- The Latest: Legislature sends 'swatting' bill to Christie Updated: Jun-29-15 5:38 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - The latest on the New Jersey Legislature's voting session on fiscal year-end bills (all times local):
- Legislature approves Christie's low-income tax credit hike Updated: Jun-29-15 2:57 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey residents with low incomes could see higher tax rebates under a proposal from Gov. Chris Christie being considered by the Legislature.
- Changing open-records laws has behind-scenes component Updated: Jun-27-15 10:41 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - If you want to amend New Jersey's open public records laws you've got to go behind closed doors to do it.
- Coalition slams Democrats over NJ Transit fare-hike proposal Updated: Jun-24-15 1:31 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - More than a dozen transportation and progressive advocacy groups are sharply criticizing the Democrat-led Legislature and calling on them to allocate more funding to NJ Transit so it can evade an expected fare increase.
- Budget choreography unwinds as Democrats advance $35.3B plan Updated: Jun-23-15 5:58 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - The drama over New Jersey's spending blueprint is heading to Act 2, with lawmakers saying the Legislature's budget will result in Gov. Chris Christie cutting out Democratic tax increases to help make a pension payment.
- Governors who have dealt with illness or serious injury Updated: Jun-23-15 5:33 pm
Below is a list of some governors, like Maryland's Larry Hogan, who experienced illness or injury while in office:
- State's top court upholds charges against school board clerk Updated: Jun-23-15 4:56 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - The New Jersey Supreme Court says a northern New Jersey school board clerk can face charges for taking confidential documents as part of her whistle-blower lawsuit against the board.
- State trooper dies in off-duty Turnpike collision with truck Updated: Jun-19-15 1:05 pm
RIDGEFIELD, New Jersey - A New Jersey state police trooper has died in an off-duty auto accident.
- Christie, Cuomo back measure to overhaul Port Authority Updated: Jun-18-15 8:10 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - A stalled effort to overhaul the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey received a jolt Thursday when Govs. Chris Christie and Andrew Cuomo announced their support for a new measure.
- Christie returning to New Hampshire for another town hall Updated: Jun-18-15 11:02 am
HAMPTON, New Hampshire - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is returning to the state that seems to be becoming his second home.
- New Jersey Senate advances some oil train precautions Updated: Jun-15-15 3:29 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - The operators of trains carrying Bakken crude or other hazardous chemicals would have to submit contingency plans for disasters under a bill that a New Jersey state Senate panel advanced Monday.
- Bill to study later school start times goes to Christie Updated: Jun-11-15 6:44 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - The General Assembly on Thursday sent Republican Gov. Chris Christie a bill that calls for studying the benefits and issues involved with starting the day later in middle and high schools.
- Assembly delays vote on ban of smokeless tobacco at schools Updated: Jun-11-15 5:07 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Smokeless tobacco would be banned from public schools in New Jersey under a bill set to get a vote in the Assembly.
- Senate considers measure to allow electing attorney general Updated: Jun-11-15 3:02 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey lawmakers are proposing a constitutional amendment that would provide for the direct election of the state's attorney general.
- Bill inspired by 'Snooki' appearance at Rutgers advances Updated: Jun-11-15 1:00 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Legislation inspired after Rutgers University used student activities fees to pay Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi for an appearance in 2011 has passed a state Senate committee.
- Lane-closure defendants want feds to release evidence Updated: Jun-11-15 11:25 am
NEWARK, New Jersey - Former allies of Gov. Chris Christie indicted in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal are opposing the government's attempt to keep evidence in the case from being made public.
- Bill would extend teen helmet laws to ice skates, scooters Updated: Jun-11-15 3:38 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - Changes in the state's helmet laws for teens could be coming soon to New Jersey
- The Latest on pension ruling: Split decision from Moody's Updated: Jun-09-15 3:20 pm
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- Bill ending authority control of Liberty State Park advances Updated: Jun-08-15 7:37 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - A New Jersey state Senate committee advanced a bill that strips authority over Liberty State Park from the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority.
- Senate panel approves bill authorizing breast milk banks Updated: Jun-08-15 6:53 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Human milk banks could soon be established in New Jersey.
- Police: 61 arrested, 10 troopers injured at concert Updated: Jun-08-15 6:16 pm
Radio hosts at the New York station that sponsors the country's largest one-day hip-hop music festival took to the airwaves to scold concertgoers who threw bottles and rushed the gates, prompting police to fire tear gas into the crowd and arrest 61 people. But one DJ said the melee should not overshadow an event that's been going on for 23 years.
- Filing in Port Authority suit sheds light on Christie role Updated: Jun-08-15 4:40 pm
NEWARK, New Jersey - The former Port Authority of New York and New Jersey official who pleaded guilty in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal describes Gov. Chris Christie in a court filing as using the agency to achieve political ends.
- New Jersey state troopers bring pizzas after flight canceled Updated: Jun-05-15 2:37 pm
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, New Jersey - Two New Jersey state troopers delivered when a canceled Spirit Airlines flight left more than 100 passengers stranded at Atlantic City International Airport.
- Fees to pension fund's hedge fund managers worry lawmakers Updated: Jun-04-15 5:11 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Lawmakers raised red flags on Thursday regarding $600 million in fees the state paid over the last year to manage part of its investment on behalf of the nearly $80 billion pension fund.