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Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (file / credit: Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Booker Foes Attack Newark Mayor For Not Spending Time In Newark

A special election to decide who will take over former Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s seat is only days away. Two of the top contenders have been hitting the streets trying to get all the votes they can.

08/09/2013

Newark Mayor Cory Booker (file / credit: Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Cory Booker Dominates New Jersey Senate Poll

The Quinnipiac University survey released Wednesday shows 54 percent of likely Democratic primary voters support the Newark mayor.

08/07/2013

From left: Cory Booker (credit Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images); Rep. Rush Holt (credit: Holt Campaign); Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver (credit: New Jersey Legislature); Rep. Frank Pallone (credit: 
pallone.house.gov)

All 4 Democrats To Face Off In New Jersey Senate Debate

Newark Mayor Cory Booker, Rep. Rush Holt, Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver and Rep. Frank Pallone are all scheduled to be at Montclair State University on Monday night for a debate that is scheduled to be shown live on NJTV.

08/05/2013

New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

New Jersey Senate Committee Votes For Minimum Wage Increase

The New Jersey State Senate Budget Committee on Monday voted to increase the state’s minimum wage by $1.25 per hour.

11/19/2012

Senate President Steve Sweeney (Credit: http://www.njleg.state.nj.us)

N.J. Democrat To Introduce Measure That Would Put Minimum Wage Increase Before Voters

Increasing the minimum wage was identified as a Democratic legislative priority for the year, and the different approach being taken by the Senate leader could bubble over into a feud between the legislative leaders.

09/22/2012

Gov. Chris Christie addresses a town hall meeting in Washington Township (Gloucester County), NJ - Nov 15, 2010 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

NJ Gov. Christie Delivers First State of the State Speech

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie outlined his accomplishments and his future agenda in his first state of the state address on Tuesday.

01/11/2011

Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting - Moorestown, NJ - Oct 28, 2010 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

Jobs Bills Dominate NJ Legislative Agenda

Senate President Stephen Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver said aggressive efforts are needed to bring down New Jersey’s unemployment rate. It’s currently 9.2 percent.

01/06/2011