N.J. Lawmaker Calls For Attacks On Police To Be Deemed Hate CrimesThe massacre that killed five police officers in Dallas last week has a New Jersey legislator looking to stiffen punishment for those who attack members of law enforcement.
NJ Senate Hearing To Focus On Possibility Of Legalizing MarijuanaLawmakers are closely studying Colorado, Oregon and Washington, where pot use has been legalized.
With Eye On Boosting Economy, New Jersey Senators Planning Proposals On Major IssuesDemocrat Stephen Sweeney announced the plans Monday, saying the proposals would cover transportation improvements, early childhood education and college affordability.
NJ Senate Passes Chris Christie Plan To Slash Sales Tax On YachtsThe New Jersey Senate approved Gov. Chris Christie's proposal to give potential boat buyers a 50 percent break on the sales tax.
Bill Would Require New Jersey Colleges To Link To Sexual Assault ReportsColleges and universities in New Jersey might soon have to place a link on their home pages showing sexual assault reports.
Bill To Change New Jersey's Drunken Driving Penalties PassesIt's now up to Gov. Chris Christie whether New Jersey will ease the punishment for some motorists convicted of drunken driving.
NJ Sen. Richard Codey Proposes Bill To Limit Holiday Shopping On ThanksgivingState Sen. Richard Codey is introducing a bill that would bar retailers from opening before 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving.
Driverless Car Bill Cruises Through NJ Senate PanelThe Senate Transportation Committee unanimously approved legislation Monday that would allow self-driving cars to be tested and licensed for general use.
N.J. Senate President: Icahn Is Trying To Sell Out Atlantic City Casino WorkersBusinessman Carl Icahn and New Jersey state Senate President Stephen Sweeney have launched into a war of words over the issue of casino gambling.
NJ Lawmakers Call For End To NFL Tax-Exempt StatusThe 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.
New Jersey Lawmakers Seek Review Of Ray Rice CaseDemocratic 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.
NJ Lawmakers Call For Gov. Chris Christie To Spend On Bridges, RoadsThe politicians want Christie to put money into the drained-out Transportation Trust Fund.