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Youngest Voters Explain Why Their Votes Matter
NJ Spotlight | November 5, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
High school students in greater New Brunswick area shared essays and videos on the ‘Y’ vote with League of Women Voters
The Mission to Chase Down Mail-In Ballots In CD-11
WNYC News | November 5, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
The race to get thousands of Sherrill supporters to complete and return their mail-in ballots
Senate Race Has Been One for the Ages: Nasty, Noisome, Negative
Colleen O'Dea | November 2, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
Republican challenger Bob Hugin has spent millions of his own money to unleash savage ads against Sen. Bob Menendez who has fired back on a far smaller budget
2017 Tax Return Shows the Murphys Made Almost $2M More than in Previous Year
John Reitmeyer | November 2, 2018 | More Issues
Governor allowed reporters to review materials for four hours yesterday. He had released two pages from federal tax forms earlier in the week
Even at 11th Hour, CD-11 Still Attracting Big Money, Names, Attention
Carly Sitrin | November 2, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
Will first-time candidate Mikie Sherrill flip this district for the Democrats as they try to retake the House?
No Blue Wave Needed in CD-2 for Van Drew to Carry on Its Center-Right Tradition?
Mark J. Bonamo | November 2, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
The polls — and his huge fundraising advantage — favor the Democratic candidate over controversial Trump loyalist Seth Grossman
Hiding in Plain Sight: The Ten Legislative Races on Tuesday’s Ballot
Chase Brush | November 2, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
The midterm elections for Senate and House of Representatives have taken the spotlight. Meanwhile, candidates are toiling on campaigns for special local elections in seven districts
In CD-3 Debate, Allegations and Attacks Get in the Way of Issues and Answers
Carly Sitrin | November 1, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
Republican incumbent Tom MacArthur and Democratic challenger Andy Kim make it clear they don’t like each other, but don’t bring much clarity to substantive questions
Lance-Malinowski in CD-7: Outcome Now Depends on Ground Game
Mark J. Bonamo | November 1, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
It's been all about money, message, and momentum in the 7th district. But who succeeds at getting voters to the polls could determine the winner
Live Commentary Here Tonight: MacArthur-Kim Debate
NJ Spotlight | October 31, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
NJ Spotlight joins with NJTV News to deliver live commentary on debate between CD-3 candidates, who are in one of the keenest contests of these elections
These NJ House Seats Probably Are Safe and Sound for Democrats
Hank Kalet | October 31, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
Nothing in the polls suggests Republicans, or any other challengers, are going to take these seats away from the incumbents
Voter Guide to the 2018 Midterm Elections
NJ Spotlight | October 31, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
A new tool to help you research candidates at the federal, state, county and, in many cases, municipal levels
Lawmakers OK Committee to Investigate Administration’s Hiring Practices
NJTV News Online | October 31, 2018 | Politics
Hearings have yet to be scheduled but are expected to take place soon
In Wake of Pittsburgh, Jersey City Killings Murphy Calls for Tighter Gun Laws
John Reitmeyer | October 30, 2018 | Politics
Governor and Attorney General Grewal release anti-violence proposals addressing everything from straw purchasers and ammunition sales to smart guns
GOP Incumbent Seems Safe in CD-4 as Challenger Faces Tax Controversy
Tara Nurin | October 30, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
Democratic candidate Welle disputes tax issue as conservative Rep. Smith handles a controversy of his own. District that has long voted Republican looks unlikely to go blue
Murphy Pledges $50M to Sandy Homeowners Still Rebuilding 6 Years Later
Colleen O'Dea | October 30, 2018 | Politics
Governor travels to Union Beach, announces program to provide no-interest loans to folks unable to move back home because they’re still rebuilding
Gender Politics and the Suburbs in the Age of Trump
WNYC News | October 30, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
Mikie Sherrill, Democratic candidate in CD-11, is one of an unusually large number of women running in the midterm elections across the country
National Focus Is on CD-11, but Voters Want Answers to Policy Questions
Carly Sitrin | October 29, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
Out-of-state endorsements are piling up for 11th Congressional District candidates. Voters pinpoint issues they want Sherrill and Webber to address
NJ Lawmakers Seek Stronger Protections for Animals, Exotic and Domestic
Colleen O'Dea | October 29, 2018 | More Issues
“Nosey’s Law” would ban the use of exotic animals in traveling acts. Other measures would strengthen regulation of veterinarians and pet groomers
Work on New Portal Bridge Reaches Milestone, Federal Funding Not Yet in Place
John Reitmeyer | October 26, 2018 | Transportation
Preparatory work for new rail bridge over Hackensack River is on schedule, but whether Trump administration will pony up federal share of cost to complete it is not certain
The Race in CD-2: Both Are Conservatives but Very Different Kinds
Mark J. Bonamo | October 26, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
One’s a conservative Democrat, the other a pro-Trump conservative Republican and they’re far apart on the issues
In Only Debate Menendez, Hugin Swing Hard but Not Quite as Hard as Their TV Ads
Colleen O'Dea | October 25, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
Incumbent senator and Republican challenger take shots, make unexpected apologies, even agree on some issues — and avoid a handshake
Booker Plan Would Give Every American Baby Something to Bank On
John Reitmeyer | October 25, 2018 | Politics
Every infant in United States would start out in life with a $1,000 savings account, with the poorest collecting annual increases until they’re 18 — according to U.S. Sen Cory Booker
Second Look: Watch Joust Between Senate Candidates Menendez, Hugin
NJ Spotlight | October 25, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
If you didn’t watch it live, you can catch up on last night’s debate — and the expert commentary from NJ Spotlight and NJTV News
Outsiders: Six Other Candidates Campaign for Senate Seat
Colleen O'Dea | October 24, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
New Jersey electorate has other options besides Menendez or Hugin. A number of independent candidates are running
Menendez-Hugin Debate: Live Commentary Here Tonight
NJ Spotlight | October 24, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
NJ Spotlight joins with NJTV News to deliver live commentary on debate between Sen. Bob Menendez and Republican challenger Bob Hugin
What Does Where They Stand on Trump Say About Hugin, Menendez — and for NJ?
Colleen O'Dea | October 23, 2018 | Politics, Elections 2018
There’s more to the Senate campaign than low blows, but while the incumbent has gone on record about issues critical to the Garden State, his GOP challenger is harder to pin down
How to Fix South Jersey’s ‘Toxic’ Foreclosure Problem
Colleen O'Dea | October 23, 2018 | Housing
Options presented for what legislators, nonprofits and private sector could do to ‘prevent further damage to our neighborhoods and communities’
Costs Outpace Wages in NJ, More Households Can’t Afford Basic Necessities
Colleen O'Dea | October 22, 2018 | Social
Many New Jerseyans don’t have enough income to cover housing, food, transportation, healthcare, and taxes
Governor Moves from Germany to Israel with High-Tech Sales Pitch for NJ
John Reitmeyer | October 22, 2018 | More Issues
On first overseas trip representing Garden State, Murphy offers New Jersey as ideal location for European businesses to set up U.S. outposts
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