New Jersey State Senate

FILE -- New Jersey state Sen. Richard Codey (credit: Getty Images)

NJ Sen. Richard Codey Proposes Bill To Limit Holiday Shopping On Thanksgiving

State Sen. Richard Codey is introducing a bill that would bar retailers from opening before 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving.

11/26/2014

The Google self-driving car maneuvers through the streets of in Washington, D.C., on May 14, 2012.  (credit: Getty Images)

Driverless Car Bill Cruises Through NJ Senate Panel

The Senate Transportation Committee unanimously approved legislation Monday that would allow self-driving cars to be tested and licensed for general use.

10/27/2014

The Trump Taj Mahal Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey, is pictured in 2007.  (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

N.J. Senate President: Icahn Is Trying To Sell Out Atlantic City Casino Workers

Businessman Carl Icahn and New Jersey state Senate President Stephen Sweeney have launched into a war of words over the issue of casino gambling.

10/10/2014

Some New Jersey lawmakers said they want NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to resign over his handling of domestic violence cases in the league. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

NJ Lawmakers Call For End To NFL Tax-Exempt Status

The bipartisan group of politicians, all women, threw their support behind a bill sponsored by U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., that would also pull tax exemptions from other professional sports leagues.

09/30/2014

Ray Rice (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

New Jersey Lawmakers Seek Review Of Ray Rice Case

Democratic Senate President Steve Sweeney says the state should look into how Rice’s case was handled and into the criteria for getting into the pretrial intervention program.

09/09/2014

FILE -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Spencer Platt/
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NJ Lawmakers Call For Gov. Chris Christie To Spend On Bridges, Roads

The politicians want Christie to put money into the drained-out Transportation Trust Fund.

08/27/2014

Military police, with the Missouri Army National Guard, stand guard in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 21, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

New Jersey Lawmakers Question Police Military Gear

Some New Jersey lawmakers are calling for a review of a military program that has delivered millions of dollars worth of surplus military equipment to local law enforcement agencies.

08/25/2014

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Prosecutors: 4 A.M. Robocalls In NJ Senate Race Were Placed By Rival Campaign Manager

Dwayne Horner, 45, of Little Elm, Texas, was indicted this week on one count of impersonation, Monmouth County prosecutors said. He faces up to 18 months in prison if convicted.

08/12/2014

Water workers survery a damaged residence on November 6, 2012 in Sea Bright, New Jersey.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

NJ Senate President Steve Sweeney Wants More Details On Sandy Spending

New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney says newly released reports on the state’s biggest Superstorm Sandy recovery projects are not detailed enough.

07/21/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Getty Images)

WCBS 880: NJ Taxpayers Foot $725K Bill For ‘Bridgegate’ Lawyers

The legislative committee investigating the George Washington Bridge scandal has billed its lawyers more than $725,000 to date, WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported.

05/05/2014

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New Jersey ‘Bridgegate’ Panel Orders 4 To Testify

A New Jersey legislative committee has ordered current and former aides to Republican Gov. Chris Christie and two officials at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to testify in the committee’s probe of politically motivated traffic jams last year near the George Washington Bridge.

04/22/2014

A man smoke a marijuana cigarette. (credit: Getty Images)

New Jersey Prosecutors Group Backs Legalization Of Marijuana

Jon-Henry Barr, head of the Municipal Prosecutors Association, said prosecutors could be focusing on more pressing problems.

03/31/2014

FILE -- Memorial for 8-month-old Angelie Paredes, killed in West New York, N.J. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

N.J. Pols Introduce ‘Angelie’s Law’ Targeting Distracted Commuter Van Drivers

A new law in New Jersey aims to crack down on distracted driving and prevent another tragedy like the one that took the life of a baby girl in her stroller.

01/30/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks about his knowledge of a traffic study that snarled traffic at the George Washington Bridge during a news conference on Jan. 9, 2014 at the Statehouse in Trenton. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Committees Investigating Christie Administration, George Washington Bridge Lane Closures Merge

New Jersey lawmakers have merged the committees investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closures.

01/21/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Getty Images)

Christie Says He’ll Sign Immigrant Tuition Bill If Financial Aid Provision Dropped

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says anyone who thought he wasn’t serious about easing college tuition costs for students living in the U.S. illegally owes him an apology.

12/19/2013

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