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Can Gov.-Elect Murphy Make a Go of His Public Bank?
John Reitmeyer | November 13, 2017 | Politics
It was an idea regularly trotted out during the campaign, now Murphy and Co. are starting to assess how to make that proposal a reality
Expecting Murphy to Move Fast on Range of Economic Policies
John Reitmeyer | November 9, 2017 | Politics
Christie vetoed Democratic bills on $15 minimum wage, millionaires tax but Gov.-elect shares legislators’ top priorities
Fed-Up LoBiondo to Quit Congress, Fired-Up Dems Resolve to Flip Seat
Chase Brush | November 9, 2017 | Politics
As centrist South Jersey Republican laments disappearance of ‘middle ground’ in national politics, Democrats see chance to replace him
Pols Push for Voting Machines that Offer Paper Trail for Every Ballot Cast
John Reitmeyer | November 7, 2017 | Politics
There’s no evidence any of the state’s electronic voting machines have been hacked, but upgrade program would add new layer of security
Pushing Ahead with Reforms to New Jersey’s Criminal Justice System
John Reitmeyer | November 6, 2017 | Social
Final report in ‘Crossroads NJ’ series argues state must address disparities in number of whites and blacks serving time in prison, among other issues
For Phil Murphy, Getting out the Vote Could Be Key to Governor’s Race
WNYC News | November 6, 2017 | Politics, Elections 2017, Governor's Race 2017
If voter turnout is especially low, results could skew red in a blue state
In the 3rd, Costly Grudge Match Pits Sweeney Against Grenier and NJEA
Chase Brush | November 3, 2017 | Politics, Elections 2017, Governor's Race 2017
The teachers union has spent $4.5 million backing a self-described ‘Trump Republican’ looking to wrest the seat from Democrat who has angered the NJEA
Governor’s Race 2017: Candidates Sharply Divided on Crime, Social Justice
Mark J. Bonamo | November 3, 2017 | Social, Elections 2017, Governor's Race 2017
Perhaps no other issues throw the candidates in such bold relief as policing, guns and gun violence, undocumented immigrants, and legalizing marijuana
Important Ballot Questions on Library Funding, Pollution Settlements
John Reitmeyer | November 2, 2017 | Politics, Elections 2017
New borrowing for libraries and a constitutional amendment to ensure pollution settlements are not diverted into general budget
Beyond the Truck Attacker, the Long Reach of ISIS in the New York Area
Matt Katz | November 2, 2017 | More Issues
Twenty-five people living in New York and New Jersey have been charged with ISIS-related crimes during the past four years
One Legal Challenge Filed Against $300M State House Renovation Remains
John Reitmeyer | November 1, 2017 | Politics
Assemblyman Wisniewski asks state’s Superior Court to overturn lower-court ruling that gave the go-ahead to the controversial undertaking
Menendez Trial: Lawyers Spar over How Judge Will Instruct Jury
NJTV News | November 1, 2017 | Politics
Defense and prosecution attorneys spend day haggling over what directive judge should give jury
Governor’s Race 2017: Candidates Pledge to Fix NJ's Transportation Woes
John Reitmeyer | October 31, 2017 | Transportation, Elections 2017, Governor's Race 2017
Leading candidates agree Garden State’s transportation issues are critical, but they diverge significantly on how to repair them
Defense Rests in Menendez Case, Motion for Mistrial Fails
NJTV News | October 31, 2017 | Politics
Closing arguments likely to begin on Wednesday, jury could start deliberations later this week
NJ’s Booker Backs Small-Business Accelerators and Incubators
John Reitmeyer | October 30, 2017 | More Issues
For U.S. representative and colleagues, the best return on investment is likely to come from smaller startups with rapid growth potential rather than established companies
Lesniak’s Last Campaign — to Give NJ Transit Commuters Seats on the Board
John Reitmeyer | October 27, 2017 | Transportation
Outgoing senator wants to give a real say to NJT’s harried passengers, who’ve dealt with crashes, fare hikes, service reductions, and reduced reliability
Menendez Trial: Defense Calls for Mistrial, Senators Show Up in Support
NJTV News | October 27, 2017 | Politics
Tempers rise, judge slaps down claim that he has impeded attorneys’ efforts on behalf of senator and co-defendant
Deutsche Bank Settles Interest-Fixing Claims for $220 Million
John Reitmeyer | October 26, 2017 | More Issues
New Jersey and dozens of other states to share in settlement, which ultimately affected the state's public-employee pension system, other entities
South Asians in NJ Exercise Growing Political Muscle
WNYC News | October 26, 2017 | Politics
A growing population of South Asians, now a sought-after voting bloc in the Garden State, puts forward a number of candidates
Former Head of NJ Black Ministers Council Testifies for Menendez
NJTV News Online | October 26, 2017 | Politics
Rev. Reginald Jackson describes Senator as ‘forthright and honest, a man of integrity’
Governor’s Race 2017: Plans and Planks for Affordable Housing
Colleen O'Dea | October 25, 2017 | Politics, Elections 2017, Governor's Race 2017
Murphy, the Democratic candidate, has program for putting low-income residents into homes of their own. For Lt. Gov. Guadagno, property-tax relief will get the job done
Ad Watch: Gubernatorial Election Spots — More Than Meets the Eye?
John Reitmeyer | October 25, 2017 | Politics, Elections 2017
What the latest round of ads for the governor’s race overestimates, underreports, and simply gets wrong
Take-No-Prisoners Senate Race in LD 11 Pits Incumbent Beck against Gopal
Chase Brush | October 25, 2017 | Politics, Elections 2017
Deep-pocketed Democrats have targeted Beck’s seat and are willing to spend — and spend — to get what they want
Defense Calls Menendez’s Longtime Confidant to Witness Stand
NJTV News Online | October 25, 2017 | Politics
Donald Scarinci says that he, not Menendez, solicited campaign contributions from co-defendant Melgen
Unlikely Partners Say $7B Amazon Sweetener Not Worth it to NJ
John Reitmeyer | October 24, 2017 | More Issues
Improbable alliance working to turn legislators against massive tax-incentive deal that governor, other politicians hope will draw online giant’s second corporate headquarters to Newark
Governor’s Race 2017: Angry Accusations, Real Differences on Immigration
Hank Kalet | October 24, 2017 | Politics, Elections 2017, Governor's Race 2017
Democratic candidate Murphy wants to protect undocumented New Jerseyans. Republican Guadagno says his policies would put other residents at risk
Menendez Trial: Defense Rolls Out Character Witnesses
NJTV News | October 24, 2017 | Politics
Witness testifies that senator is ‘one of the most honest and trustworthy people…’
NJSPCA: More a Home for ‘Wannabe’ Cops Than a Haven for Animals?
Caren Chesler | October 23, 2017 | More Issues
State agency finds NJ Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals spends more on police equipment and lawsuits than it does enforcing animal cruelty laws
Governor’s Race 2017: Property Taxes, Pension System, Economic Growth
John Reitmeyer | October 23, 2017 | Politics, Elections 2017, Governor's Race 2017
Sound bites and TV spots aren’t enough to get an accurate understanding of the leading candidates’ policies and platforms
The Blue Boost: Barack Obama Gets Out the Vote for Phil Murphy
Colleen O'Dea | October 20, 2017 | Politics, Elections 2017
Obama, Newark Mayor Ras Baraka, and other Democratic leaders urge crowd to put Murphy and Oliver in the State House
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