Appointment

Acting New Jersey Attorney General John Hoffman. (credit: Office of the Attorney General)

Christie Appoints Acting State Attorney General

John Hoffman, a 47-year-old Marlton resident, was named by former AG Jeff Chiesa in August to serve as executive assistant attorney general.

06/10/2013

New Jersey Sen. Frank Lautenberg died on June 3, 2013 of complications from viral pneumonia. He was 89. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Christie’s Choice To Fill Sen. Lautenberg’s Seat Could Create Backlash

Democratic State Senate President Steve Sweeney said the seat should go to a fellow Democrat.

06/03/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, LIPA Crews (credit: CBS 2)

Report: Cuomo Appoints New Chairman For LIPA

Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday appointed a new chairman for the Long Island Power Authority in an effort to stabilize the utility company amid investigations in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, according to a published report.

12/11/2012

Newark City Council Ruling

Court Overturns Newark City Council Appointment That Sparked Melee

A judge on Tuesday ruled that Newark Mayor Cory Booker did not have the authority to cast a vote to fill a vacant City Council seat last month.

12/11/2012