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Court Tosses Challenge to Public Financing for American Dream Complex

John Reitmeyer | September 28, 2016 | Politics

Developer says appellate ruling means work can resume on long-delayed megamall this year

American Dream Mall in Meadowlands Faces Financing Nightmare

John Reitmeyer | September 27, 2016 | More Issues, Politics
Developer tells NJ appeals court any delay in approving funding will kill long-stalled project
Wildstein: Christie Laughed When Told Of Fort Lee Traffic Jams
WNYC News | September 28, 2016 | Politics
Governor has not been charged, but the star prosecution witness suggests he knew of lane closings while they were happening
ACLU Says It Will Represent Alleged Bistate Bomber Until He Gets Lawyer
NJTV News Online | September 28, 2016 | More Issues
Ahmad Khan Rahami remains in a Newark hospital, apparently unconscious and unable to express his wishes on legal counsel
As More NJ Students Go Hungry, More Colleges Open Food Pantries
Tara Nurin | September 27, 2016 | Education, Social
Amid growing recognition that some students are going hungry, Rutgers-New Brunswick is the latest university in New Jersey to open a food pantry
Atlantic City’s $100M Gamble to Keep Its Water Utility in Public Hands
Chase Brush | September 27, 2016 | Politics
The state wants the city to sell the utility to meet the terms of an overdue bridge loan, but the city has another plan to raise the money and protect the water system
Bridgegate Trial: Dramatic and Bizarre
WNYC News | September 27, 2016 | Politics
The prosecution laid out its case last week that the lane closures on the GWB went into the inner sanctums of the Christie administration; what’s in store for the second week?
Green Cards for Sale: How Rich Foreigners Buy U.S. Visas
Mark Lagerkvist | September 26, 2016 | Politics
Approximately 10,000 green cards are up for sale through the government’s EB-5 immigrant investor program
Paramus Mayor Endorses Murphy — Harbinger for Bergen County?
Chase Brush | September 26, 2016 | Politics
Does Mayor LaBarbiera’s backing signal that Bergen — likely the last true swing county in the state — is up for grabs?
NJ Spotlight on Cities: Help Chart the Future of Our Urban Centers
John Mooney | September 26, 2016 | Planning
A day-long conference featuring 50 speakers geared to creating an urban agenda for the Garden State
Wildstein Says He Talked to Christie About Political Use of Port Authority
WNYC News | September 26, 2016 | Politics
Agency's 'bad cop' tells jury Democratic mayors were to be tempted with everything from projects to bits of steel from the twin towers
Call for New Jersey to Do More to End Distracted Driving
NJTV News Online | September 26, 2016 | Social
Expert urges state to strengthen laws in order to limit the number of distracted drivers — and the danger they present to others
With Infrastructure Projects Sidelined, Who Pays for Broken Contracts?
Chase Brush | September 23, 2016 | Transportation
Counties and municipalities are coming under the gun for road and bridge projects Christie has shut down until cash is found for Transportation Trust Fund
Powerful Backers of Gambling in North Jersey Decide to Fold Their Hand
Chase Brush | September 23, 2016 | More Issues, Politics
Our Turn NJ pulls its TV spot, saying voters ‘very negative’ about November ballot referendum
Wildstein and Foye Come Under Scrutiny at Day 4 of Bridgegate Trial
WNYC News | September 23, 2016 | Politics
Foye avers that he was powerless to stop Wildstein, who was being ‘protected’ by Gov. Chris Christie
Money, Accusations, Attacks — The Race for the 5th District Is Just Heating Up
Chase Brush | September 22, 2016 | Politics
Democratic hopeful Josh Gottheimer wants to take the 5th from arch-conservative incumbent Rep. Scott Garrett. He may just be within striking distance
Testimony On Bridgegate Trial’s Third Day: Lies And Political Maneuvers
WNYC News | September 22, 2016 | Politics
An e-mail hints that New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wanted to pressure Gov. Christie to sign off on a project in New York City
Homeless Man and Pal Tip Off Cops to Bombs in Trashed Backpack
NJTV News Online | September 22, 2016 | More Issues
Linked to alleged bistate bomber Rahami, backback contained five explosive devices, one detonated by police robot while being defused
Progress Slow On Affordable Housing, Towns Wait for NJ Top Court
Colleen O'Dea | September 21, 2016 | Housing
Justices must decide whether housing obligations accrued during 15-year gap must be built
Police Information Sharing Credited for Quick Arrest in Bombings
NJTV News Online | September 21, 2016 | More Issues
U.S. Sen. Menendez says agencies began communicating and cooperating after 9/11
Muslims Gather to Condemn Attacks, Caution Against Scapegoating
NJTV News Online | September 21, 2016 | Politics
Diverse group of Muslims denounces weekend attacks in New York and New Jersey; says perpetrator ‘does not represent Islam or Muslims, in any sense’
Christie in Crosshairs, Targeted by Bridgegate Opening Statements
Chase Brush | September 20, 2016 | Politics
Both the defense and the prosecution invoked the governor’s name numerous times during Day 1 of the Bridgegate trial — with good reason
Too Soon to Talk TTF Compromise, but if Christie Budges Will Sweeney Follow?
John Reitmeyer and Chase Brush | September 20, 2016 | Budget, Transportation
Meanwhile, several alternative have emerged, including a hybrid solution that incorporates cuts to estate and sales taxes
‘Double-Dippers’ Dominate Sheriff Elections Across New Jersey
Mark Lagerkvist | September 19, 2016 | Politics
‘Double-dipping’ is a widespread and apparently time-honored practice in the Garden State, going back some 25 years
Atlantic City On the Brink Again: Misses Deadline, Violates Terms of Loan
Chase Brush | September 19, 2016 | Politics
Senator says failure to agree on dissolution of the Municipal Utilities Authority might indicate city council’s 'unwillingness to make other tough choices’
Not Enough Funding for Fight Against Domestic and Sexual Violence
Joe Tyrrell | September 16, 2016 | Social
Agencies and professionals in New Jersey are cooperating more on the issue, but good intentions outstrip available resources
NJ Bail Reform Aimed at Freeing Those Unable to Pay Even Small Amounts
NJTV News Online | September 16, 2016 | More Issues
Lawyers and officials gathered for a seminar on the program, which takes effect January 1
Democrats Hope Gottheimer Can Beat Vulnerable Garrett In 5th District
NJTV News Online | September 16, 2016 | Politics
New Jersey’s most conservative congressional representative is opposed by Josh Gottheimer, a former speechwriter for President Bill Clinton
New Jersey is First in the Nation for Adult Children Living with their Parents
Colleen O'Dea | September 15, 2016 | Social
Several factors – mostly rooted in economics – contribute to the fact that nearly half of New Jerseyans aged 18 to 34 still live at home
Council President: Atlantic City Likely to Default On State Bridge Loan
NJTV News Online | September 15, 2016 | Politics
Gov. Christie: That would mean a state takeover of city finances
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