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Christie, Speaking at Town Hall Meeting, Calls for End of Realty Transfer Fee

Tom Johnson | April 17, 2014 | Budget, Energy & Environment, Politics

Getting rid of tax would leave state shy of matching funds for Shore-protection projects -- and would also leave another hole in the state budget

Christie’s Mastro Mistake: Report Backfires Politically, Legally

Mark J. Magyar | April 16, 2014 | Politics, Sandy
Memos bolster Zimmer allegations, provide roadmap for investigators, undermine credibility of Mastro report
Elizabeth Mayor Asserts Proposed New Tax Could Kill Urban Enterprise Zones
Tara Nurin | April 17, 2014 | More Issues
Christie spokesman rejects assertion that proposed changes constitute ‘attack on the poor’
Profile: New Delaware River Port Authority CEO Takes On Tough Assignment
Tara Nurin | April 16, 2014 | Transportation, Profiles
John Hanson charged with restoring functionality and faith in South Jersey’s beleaguered transit agency
Bridgegate Panel To Begin Calling Witnesses Next Month
Mark J. Magyar | April 15, 2014 | Politics
Wisniewski blasts participation of Christie friend in governor’s interview, release of Mastro memos raises more issues
An Excerpt From 'Toms River,' This Year's Pulitzer Prize Winner in Nonfiction
Dan Fagin | April 15, 2014 | More Issues
Award-winner looks at whether industrial pollution caused a cancer cluster in a picturesque Jersey Shore town -- and profiles the people who struggled to find answers
Did Christie's Aides, Allies Engineer Bridgegate Coverup?
April 14, 2014 | More Issues
Report exonerating Christie and cabinet raises more questions than it answers
Atlantic City Places $20 Million Bet on Younger, Hipper Crowd
Mike Russell | April 14, 2014 | More Issues
City's marketing strategy is counting on social media, sand sculpting, free concerts on beach to help show AC is about more than gambling
Critics: State’s Disaster-Risk Assessment Lacks Specific Course of Action
Scott Gurian | April 11, 2014 | More Issues
Environmental groups and planning advocates say stakeholders didn’t have enough input into FEMA-mandated plan
Ruling Hampers Probe Of Political Malfeasance In Governor’s Office
Mark J. Magyar | April 10, 2014 | Politics
Republicans seize on Stepien-Kelly victory to urge Bridgegate committee to stop investigating and start legislating
Poll: Are Gov. Christie's Town Halls a Good Idea or Just Good Politics?
April 10, 2014 | Politics, Polling
The governor has racked up almost 120 town halls -- are they an effective way to communicate with the people of New Jersey?
Much Ado About Nothing: No Tapes, Transcripts of Mastro Interviews
Mark J. Magyar | April 9, 2014 | Politics
Wisniewski: If Christie’s lawyers did not record interviews, report’s conclusions are just ‘hearsay’
Providing a Solid Foundation for Improving the Health of the Homeless
Andrew Kitchenman | April 8, 2014 | Healthcare, Social, Housing
Helping patients find a permanent place to live called crucial part of effective medical care
Explainer: Trying to Find a Stable Source of Funds for Open-Space Preservation
Tom Johnson | April 8, 2014 | Energy & Environment, Planning, Explainer
Despite continued support from voters, open-space preservation is flat broke, and it may take a constitutional amendment to bring it back to life
Trouble Ahead: Christie’s Bridgegate Gamble Creates New Challenges
Mark J. Magyar | April 7, 2014 | Politics
Mastro report gives Christie political cover, but now legislative panel and federal grand jury will subpoena interviews with Christie, top aides
Would Higher Minimum Wage for Tip-Earners Help or Hurt Struggling Low-Pay Workers?
Hank Kalet | April 7, 2014 | More Issues
Advocates decry current $2.13 per hour as unfair, while restaurant owners say hike would eliminate jobs, might backfire by reducing tips
Have Politics, Power Struggles Tarnished Reputation of NJ's Judiciary?
Colleen O'Dea | April 4, 2014 | More Issues, Politics
Derided and second-guessed by openly hostile governor, punished for controversial decisions, the state's court system struggles to maintain independence
Medical-School Students Gain Insight Into Harsh Reality of ‘Terror Medicine’
Andrew Kitchenman | April 4, 2014 | Healthcare, More Issues
Elective course offered at Rutgers provides overview of challenges, issues doctors might face in aftermath of mass attacks
Timing of Public Comment Period On State's Hazard Plan Raises Questions
Scott Gurian | April 4, 2014 | Planning, Sandy
Planners and environmentalists express frustrations, while state downplays concerns
Silver Lining to Superstorm Sandy: Influx of Aid Led to Property Tax Decreases
Colleen O'Dea | April 4, 2014 | More Issues, Sandy
New Jersey municipalities with the largest declines rank among those with the most damage
Christie’s Borrowing Binge Makes Transportation Trust Fund Run Dry
Mark J. Magyar | April 3, 2014 | Budget, Politics
Treasurer confirms TTF will run out of money for projects next year because of administration’s failure to keep pay-as-you-go promise
Poll: What's Gov. Brendan Byrne's Most Lasting Legacy in Garden State?
April 3, 2014 | Politics, Polling
Income taxes or casino gambling? Or maybe it was the former Brendan Byrne Arena in the Meadowlands
OLS: Even After Midyear Cuts, Christie's Still $526 Million Short
Mark J. Magyar | April 2, 2014 | Budget, Politics
Budget chairman questions retroactive pension cut, tobacco bond maneuver, and need to make cuts year after year
OLS: Even After Midyear Budget Cuts, Christie’s Still $526 Million Short
Mark J. Magyar | April 2, 2014 | Budget, Politics
Budget chairman questions retroactive pension cut, tobacco bond maneuver, and need to make cuts year after year
Irvington Gains Allies in Standoff with Bankers Over ‘Underwater’ Mortgages
Joe Tyrrell | April 2, 2014 | More Issues, Social, Housing
Lenders accused of threatening thinly-veiled version of minority neighborhood ‘red-lining’
June Primary to Feature Races for Three Vacant Congressional Seats
Colleen O'Dea | April 1, 2014 | Politics
Party votes will winnow down ballots for general election votes in November for House, Senate
Shortfall forces retroactive pension cut, tobacco bond gimmick
Mark J. Magyar | April 1, 2014 | Budget, Politics
Moody’s says Christie administration’s reliance on short-term savings that add to future costs reflects budgetary weakness
Explainer: How a Bill Becomes a Law in the Garden State
Colleen O'Dea | April 1, 2014 | Politics, Explainer
Complicated and sometimes almost contradictory, the path from draft bill to new legislation is long and winding
Breaking Up PA Would Solve Christie's Transportation Trust Fund Problem
Mark J. Magyar | March 31, 2014 | Budget, Politics
Tapping Port Authority toll revenues would enable the governor to avoid racking up massive debt or raising the gas tax -- two bad moves during the 2016 presidential primaries
In State Where Marijuana is Now Legal, Lessons and Challenges for New Jersey
Andrew Kitchenman | March 31, 2014 | Healthcare, More Issues, Politics, Social
Colorado officials have lingering concerns, but advocates cite benefits of decriminalizing sale, possession and use of pot