Sen. Loretta Weinberg

A lifeguard boat sits on the beach in front of the closed Revel Casino September 15, 2014 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.  (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Expand Referendum On Expanding N.J. Gambling Beyond Atlantic City

The Atlantic City monopoly on New Jersey casino gambling may soon be coming to an end.

06/01/2015

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NJ Senator Looks To Shake Up How Claims Of Sexual Abuse By Doctors Are Handled

Weinberg is working with the Division of Consumer Affairs, which oversees the Board of Medical Examiners to see how this case slipped through the cracks and to close any potential loopholes in the disciplinary process.

05/24/2015

The Izod Center on Jan. 15, 2015. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Maroon 5 Takes Stage At IZOD Center Ahead Of Shutdown

The decision to shut it down came as a surprise to many, including local officials who said the news came without warning.

03/08/2015

The Izod Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS2)

N.J. State Sen. Weinberg: Izod Center Closing Will Benefit Christie’s Friends

The Izod Center in Bergen County will be shutting down at the end of the month, and New Jersey State Sen. Loretta Weinberg said it is all political.

01/16/2015

The Izod Center on Jan. 15, 2015. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

New Jersey Board Votes To Temporarily Shutter Izod Center At End Of The Month

The Izod Center, the former home of the Devils and Nets, will shut down Jan. 31 after a board voted to cease operations at the financially strapped arena.

01/15/2015

Inside an expanded Hudson-Bergen Light Rail car - July 3, 2013 (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

NJ Lawmakers Listen To Pleas To Extend Hudson-Bergen Light Rail Into Bergen County

Some northern New Jersey mayors met with lawmakers on Wednesday to push for extending NJ Transit’s light rail north of its last Hudson County stop.

01/09/2015

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N.J. State Lawmakers To Probe Allegations About Holland Tunnel Traffic Stops

New Jersey state lawmakers have launched an investigation into allegations that Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop tried to tie up Holland Tunnel traffic top cause problems for the Port Authority.

07/21/2014

The report by a lawyer hired by Gov. Chris Christie is released on March 27, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Richard Drew-Pool/Getty Images)

Christie-Appointed Lawyer: Governor Not Involved In George Washington Bridge Plot

The report finds former Port Authority official David Wildstein and ex-Christie aide Bridget Kelly were behind the closures.

03/27/2014

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N.J. Lawmakers Drop Discussion Of Religious Exemption For Same-Sex Marriage

With gay marriage now legal in New Jersey, state lawmakers have stopped their push to codify the details through a bill — saying it is not urgent to address whether religious-affiliated organizations should be exempt.

12/16/2013

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N.J. Lawmakers Ask Congress To Probe GWB Lane Closure Scandal

New Jersey lawmakers have complained they have not had much luck getting answers from the Port Authority about the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal.

12/16/2013

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New Jersey Panel Seeks Answers On George Washington Bridge Closures

Shutting down the access lanes from Fort Lee onto the bridge caused hours-long delays for four straight days beginning Sept. 9 and infuriated local officials who said they hadn’t been notified in advance.

11/25/2013

Vehicles on the George Washington Bridge on May 27, 2013, Memorial Day (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Port Authority Slammed For Unannounced GWB Lane Closures

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey came under fire Monday for unannounced lane closures at the George Washington Bridge last month, which caused massive traffic headaches.

10/07/2013

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N.J. Lawmakers Say They Will Not Consider Christie Tax-Cut Plan

There was drama at the statehouse on Monday. Governor Chris Christie called a special joint session of the Legislature to ask Democrats to pass a tax-cut plan they actually sponsored.

07/02/2012

New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

Christie, Lawmakers Revising NJ Anti-Bullying Law

A state panel ruled it didn’t provide funding for school districts to implement the required changes. The revised proposal allows districts to be reimbursed for money they spend on anti-bullying training and staff.

03/08/2012

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N.J. Senate Approves Restoring Funding For Women’s Health Clinics

The State Senate approved a measure to restore $7.5 million for women’s health clinics, but Democrats failed to get a veto-proof majority.

05/24/2011

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