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Will Questionable Dealings with Airline Execs Clip Wings of Christie Administration?

WNYC/NJPR | May 27, 2015 | Politics

Feds look into dealings – including specially created flight route – tied to United Airlines attempt to lower fees charged at Newark Airport

In 31st District, Half-Dozen Democrats Jockey to Stand Out From Crowd

Joe Tyrrell | May 26, 2015 | Politics, Elections 2015
With surprisingly similar views on Christie and economic development, candidates differ on education
Does Race Determine Whether Kids Get Taken Away from Their Families?
WNYC/NJPR | May 27, 2015 | Social
Analysis shows black children are much more likely to be place in foster homes in NJ
$200M Development Plan for Former Hospital Bodes Well for Town’s Health
Joe Tyrrell | May 20, 2015 | Housing, Planning
Six-acre site of shuttered Irvington General Hospital makes way for 700 residential units combined with commercial space
In Camden, President Obama Talks Community Policing and Building Trust
Tara Nurin | May 19, 2015 | Politics
President commends police force for dramatic reduction in crime, even as department faces complaints about use of excessive force, cooking crime statistics
‘Moms Clean Air Force’ Lands in Trenton to Spread Word About Kids and Pollution
Meir Rinde | May 19, 2015 | Energy & Environment, Politics
Grassroots group relies on mothers and children to put a human face to environmental problems
New Coalition Vows to Fight NJ Transit's Proposed Fare Hikes, Service Cuts
John Reitmeyer | May 15, 2015 | Transportation
Promising aggressive campaign, group joins Jersey City Mayor Fulop in urging agency to sell off properties, other assets to close $60M budget gap
NJ Long Shots: Casino Gambling to the North, Sports Betting Statewide
Meir Rinde | May 13, 2015 | More Issues
Horse racing, the gaming industry, and the fate of Atlantic City are all linked by a complex calculus of money and politics
Christie Blames Obama for Economy’s Squeeze on Nation’s Middle-Class
NJTV | May 13, 2015 | Politics
Governor lays out five-point economic plan during speech in New Hampshire
Christie Vetoes Bill Seeking to Document Effectiveness of Corporate Tax Breaks
John Reitmeyer | May 12, 2015 | Budget, Politics
Governor rejects call for annual review of billions in tax incentives, prefers ‘more holistic’ approach to assessing whether program’s paying dividends
Superior Court Judge Delays Legal Arguments on FY2016 Public-Employee Pensions
John Reitmeyer | May 12, 2015 | Budget, Politics
Jacobson holds up proceedings until high court rules on FY2015 payments into public-workers benefits fund
Have Tax Incentives to Lure Companies to NJ Really Been Worth the Price?
John Reitmeyer | May 11, 2015 | Budget, Politics
It’s impossible to say, lawmakers assert, without legally-required annual report on whether billions handed out have really fueled job growth, helped state’s economy
Trying to Keep Home Turns Into Foreclosure Nightmare for Bloomfield Woman
Joe Tyrrell | May 11, 2015 | Housing
For one New Jerseyan struggling to save her home, experience demonstrates that what can go wrong will go wrong
Can ‘Culture of Health’ Initiative Help Cure Camden’s Chronic Ills?
Meir Rinde | May 8, 2015 | Social
Extensive, ambitious coalition seeks to transform quality of life in America’s most dangerous city -- for latchkey kids and homeless residents alike
Christie's Sagging Poll Numbers, Lagging Economy May Bode Well for Tax Plan
John Reitmeyer | May 8, 2015 | Budget, Politics
Political and financial realities could improve prospects for passage as Sweeney introduces ‘millionaire’s tax’
Christie’s No Friend to Housing for Poor and Middle-Income New Jerseyans
Colleen O'Dea | May 6, 2015 | Politics, Housing
In word and deed, the governor has made it clear that affordable housing -- even for Sandy victims -- is not his concern
Transportation Chief Warns Short-Term Funds Won’t Solve Long-Term Problems
Meir Rinde | May 5, 2015 | Transportation
State treasurer’s one-year fiscal fix for depleted Transportation Trust Fund called dangerously inadequate
Baroni Declares Innocence, Alludes to His Previous Ethics-Reform Efforts
John Reitmeyer | May 5, 2015 | Politics
Ex-Port Authority official and former Christie aide Bridget Anne Kelly both enter not-guilty pleas, greet one another warmly in federal court
NJ Spotlight Reporter Tackles Hard Questions on MSNBC’s ‘Hardball’
May 5, 2015 | Politics
For example: Consider this ‘Bridgegate’ scenario: What if Kelly and Baroni go to trial?
Despite Arraignments, ‘Bridgegate’ Closure Likely to Come Only in Court
John Reitmeyer | May 4, 2015 | Politics
The three key figures haven’t gotten much further than accusing one another of lying, U.S. Attorney suggests unindicted co-conspirators still to be named
‘Bridgegate’ Indictments, Pleas Answer Some Questions – But Many More Remain
John Mooney | May 4, 2015 | Politics
What about Stepien and Samson? Will Legislature revive its own probe? And how will it all impact Christie’s political ambitions?
Mastering the Bridgegate Puzzle: How the Players Fit Together
Colleen O'Dea | May 4, 2015 | Politics
Piecing together links between the key figures in the lane-closing scandal
Making Sense of Latest Events in Long-Running 'Bridgegate' Drama
John Reitmeyer | May 2, 2015 | Politics
Today’s developments: Two indictments come down, former Christie ally pleads guilty
Bridget Anne Kelly Breaks Long Silence on Bridgegate, Calls Wildstein a ‘Liar’
Meir Rinde | May 2, 2015 | Politics
Former Christie deputy chief of staff indicted on nine counts of conspiracy, asserts she will ‘fight relentlessly’
Amid Headline-Grabbing Bridgegate Indictments, Hoboken Probe Comes to End
Scott Gurian | May 2, 2015 | Politics, Sandy
U.S. Attorney tells Christie administration cabinet officials that federal investigation has closed
The Latest Bridgegate Documents
May 1, 2015 | Politics
NJ Spotlight will post the latest documents from the Bridgegate hearings as they become available. Stay tuned.
Baroni and Kelly Indicted on 9 Counts, Wildstein Pleads Guilty to 2
May 1, 2015 | Politics
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Gov. Christie Draws Crowd to First Extended Press Conference of Year
John Reitmeyer | April 30, 2015 | Politics
Governor pulls in reporters, TV crews, state officials, and concerned citizens -- just to watch him sign the latest anti-opiate measure
Sweeney Chides Christie Over Absences, Announces New 'Millionaire’s Tax’ Bill
John Reitmeyer | April 29, 2015 | Budget, Politics
Senate president says governor exaggerates supposed exodus from NJ by the wealthy and needs to stay home to address state’s problems
GOP Seeks to Stoke State’s Sluggish Economy – Without Spending Any Money
John Reitmeyer | April 27, 2015 | Budget, Politics
Legislative package focuses on job-creation incentives and reduced regulation while Democrats still see need for higher tax on top earners
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