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N.J. Lawmakers Pass Tax Hikes On Corporations, Wealthy; Christie Expected To Veto

The Democrat-controlled New Jersey Legislature voted Thursday to raise taxes on companies and high-earning individuals while fully funding pension funds for public employees, but no one doubts that Gov. Chris Christie will veto the measure.

06/26/2014

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NJ DWI Measure Offering Punishment Option Passes Out Of Committee

A measure just passed out of the Senate judiciary committee would give all convicted drunk drivers the option of installing ignition interlock devices in their cars or having their licenses revoked.

03/26/2014

Brake lights illuminated as traffic backs up at a toll plaza. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

N.J. Lawmakers Seek To Give Cops More Authority To Ticket For Broken Brake Lights

The measure picked up steam after learning that officers do not have the right under state law to stop drivers for that third light being out.

11/08/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie addresses media speaks at a news conference in Sayreville on July 8, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Christie Administration Asks N.J. Supreme Court To Take Appeal On Gay Marriage

A judge ruled Friday that the state must allow gay couples to wed starting Oct. 21. But Gov. Chris Christie plans to appeal the ruling.

09/30/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Calls Special Legislative Session To State Case For Middle-Class Tax Cut

The governor’s call comes a day after he slashed $361 million from the state budget that Democrats sent him, and gutted other Democrat-backed programs before signing the $32 billion spending plan into law.

06/30/2012

Adoption

Adoption Rights Bill Moving Closer To Becoming Law In N.J.

It’s a big step forward for a historic and controversial adoption bill. Lawmakers approved a plan Tuesday to unseal birth records for adoptees in New Jersey.

05/10/2011

Job seeker James Dickson is seen at a career training center operated by the New York Department of Labor in Harlem - New York, NY - Dec 3, 2010 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

NJ Lawmakers Approve Unemployment Website Upgrade

The state Legislature recently passed a measure mandating that the Labor Department rework the site so jobless residents can access claims information anytime.

01/16/2011

Actress in Movie (Photo JEAN-PIERRE MULLER/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Assembly Approves Tax Credit for Film Production

The film industry now has more incentive to shoot a movie in New Jersey.

01/10/2011

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

Christie: No Fast Track For Smaller Casino Bill

Gov. Chris Christie said he won’t sign a bill that would allow smaller casinos to be built in Atlantic City before the rest of an ambitious package to rejuvenate the nation’s second-largest gambling market is also approved.

12/20/2010

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Atlantic City Casino Bills Up For Votes

Bills to create a casino district with much greater state oversight and to loosen the amount of regulation that govern the city’s 11 casinos will be considered.

12/20/2010

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Christie: Deal On AC Changes Is Close At Hand

Christie said a deal could be hammered out on Monday if the Assembly agrees to push back its Christmas vacation, and said the deal would give Atlantic City certainty about its future.

12/17/2010