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Traffic in New York, NY - File / Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Funding Lacking For Plan To Improve Safety On Hamburg Turnpike

The Hamburg Turnpike in New Jersey is dangerous, and a plan to fix it up has been in place for decades – but with very little means to do it.

02/23/2013

(FILE - credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

City Issues Teacher Evaluation Goals Amid Threat Of More Lost Aid

The New York City Department of Education has issued a letter to state officials, outlining its teacher training and evaluation goals and the steps taken to put them into action.

02/11/2013

Cigarette smoking

States Called On To Restore Funding For Anti-Smoking Efforts

A U.S. Surgeon General’s report due to be released March 8 will come down hard on states that have cut anti-smoking funds in tough fiscal times, according to Terry Pechacek of the CDC.

02/25/2012

Gateway Tunnel Project (credit: Amtrak)

Senate Approves $15 Million For New Hudson Rail Tunnel

It would essentially be the same route of the ARC Tunnel – the controversial plan that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie canceled because of funding concerns.

11/02/2011

NJ residents threaten to dredge the Saddle River (credit: CBS 2)

Flood Victims Frustrated Over Lack Of Disaster Aid Funds

If Congress doesn’t act on the spending bill, the Federal Emergency Management Agency says disaster relief could run out this week.

09/25/2011

Governor Chris Christie  (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)

Gov. Christie To Discuss Transportation Funding Plan

Wednesday’s meeting was sponsored by the nonprofit Alliance for Action, a coalition of business, labor and government leaders.

03/02/2011

NJ Transit (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Transit Wants To Spend Tunnel Money On Trains

NJ Transit has asked the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority to let it spend $75 million for 100 multilevel coaches.

12/14/2010

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

NJ Senate To Hold Family Planning Override Vote

Gov. Chris Christie eliminated the money from this year’s budget then vetoed a funding restoration bill the Democrats sent him.

09/20/2010

This is the proposed site for Park51. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Gov. Wants Ground Zero Mosque Talk To Pause

He called for a one week moratorium on the controversial debate.

09/07/2010

Proposed Mosque Site Near Ground Zero

Exclusive: Concerns Mounting Over Ground Zero Mosque Funding

New and disturbing questions are mounting about the source of funding for the so-called Ground Zero mosque and cultural center.

09/03/2010

(AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, Pool)

Ground Zero Mosque Imam Returning To U.S.

Rauf returns at a time of increased worry over just where the money for Park51 is coming from.

WCBS 880–09/01/2010

This is the proposed site for Park51. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Poll: NY’ers Want Mosque Funding Investigation

Despite assurances from its developer, an overwhelming number of New Yorkers want prosecutors to keep tabs on the financing for the proposed mosque and cultural center near Ground Zero.

CBS New York–08/31/2010

NJ Governor Chris Christie (Photo by Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Christie Defends Decision To Axe Education Commish

The Governor said his decision was based on business, and that Schundler’s dismissal came not because he made the mistake on the “Race to the Top” grant, but because he lied.

08/31/2010

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