Sen. Loretta Weinberg
The decision to shut it down came as a surprise to many, including local officials who said the news came without warning.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The report finds former Port Authority official David Wildstein and ex-Christie aide Bridget Kelly were behind the closures.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The New Jersey Senate was set to again vote Monday on a bill that would restore $7.5 million for women’s health clinics. Gov. Chris Christie cut the money from the current year’s budget.
Chris Christie is known for his tough talk, but on Friday some lawmakers said he went too far. The Republican governor is under fire for a controversial comment he made about a female state senator.