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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

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?
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
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
Stay on top of the news and latest press conferences, get the whole story with interactive tools
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
Weinberg Goes to Court for Financial Documents on IZOD Center Shutdown
NJTV News | April 27, 2015 | More Issues
State senator skeptical of reasons given for sudden closing of indoor venue at the Meadowlands
Old Industrial Building at Great Falls in Paterson Given New Lease on Life
NJ ArtsNews | April 27, 2015 | Social, Planning
Huge open spaces, sturdy construction add up to an ideal spot for large-scale art installations and other creative enterprises
Christie Lashes Out at Dems for Filing Brief to Join Pension-Reform Litigation
John Reitmeyer | April 24, 2015 | Budget, Politics
Sweeney, Prieto petition state Supreme Court to be 'heard' on behalf of unions
Task Force Delivers Strong Defense of How New Jersey Chooses Its Judges
Colleen O'Dea | April 24, 2015 | Politics
Group concludes that New Jersey's system for judge selection is best among '46 various permutations' that were evaluated
Christie Brother’s Link to Accounting Firm Raises Ethics Questions
April 22, 2015 | Politics
But expert on conflicts of interest says connection isn’t necessarily a problem, unless ‘quid pro quo’ is established
Christie Stakes Out Foreign-Policy Stance During D.C. Forum on Trade Issues
April 22, 2015 | Politics
NJ governor offers views on North American neighbors, immigration and relations with Cuba
Why New Jersey Transit Defends Latest Round of Fare Hikes as Necessary
John Reitmeyer | April 21, 2015 | Transportation
Dwindling state subsidy, budget shortfall, sizable loan repayment add up to more expensive tickets to ride rails and buses
Christie Budget Doesn’t Fund Permanent Fix for Social-Services Computers
Andrew Kitchenman | April 21, 2015 | Healthcare, Social
It’s still unclear when state will have system to efficiently handle applications for food stamps and Medicaid
Despite Some Successes, Christie Still Struggles to Stabilize NJ’s Economy
John Reitmeyer | April 21, 2015 | Politics
A stubborn unemployment rate and frustratingly slow recovery of jobs lost during recession mar New Jersey’s attempt at economic turnaround
Moving Cargo at NJ Ports Will Take Much More Than Container Ships
Meir Rinde | April 20, 2015 | Transportation
Creating jobs at Port Elizabeth/Port Newark is partly a matter of streamlined hiring processes -- and very much a matter of infrastructure
Judge Upholds Municipal Sick-Leave Laws, Clears Way for Proliferation
Meir Rinde | April 17, 2015 | Healthcare, Politics, Social
Business associations argue that letting towns make own laws would create statewide patchwork of rules and regulations
In New Brunswick, Sweeney Sees Seeds of a Solution to Atlantic City’s Problems
John Reitmeyer | April 16, 2015 | Planning
Senate president celebrates New Brunswick’s building boom, sees redevelopment corporation and public-private initiatives as essential to success
Ex-Wall Streeter (and Possible Candidate) Wants to Bring High-Tech Back to NJ
John Reitmeyer | April 14, 2015 | Politics
Democrat Phil Murphy, seriously considering run for governor in 2017, stresses urban renewal, middle-class resurgence at public-policy forum
NJ's ‘Tax Freedom Day’: Is It Something -- or Nothing -- to Celebrate?
John Reitmeyer | April 13, 2015 | Politics
Tax Foundation argues NJ residents should be able to pay off all taxes by mid-May, but critics contend math is flawed and thinking shortsighted
Judge Sets Stage for Release of Grand Jury Records to Christie Whistleblower
Meir Rinde | April 13, 2015 | Politics
Former Hunterdon County assistant prosecutor says public records requests show state has already paid $800,000 to private law firm for this case
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