Sen. Stephen Sweeney

Sen. Stephen Sweeney and Sen. Tom Kean, Jr. (file / credits: New Jersey Senate Democrats, New Jersey Senate Republican Office)

Gloves Come Off Between Kean And Sweeney In N.J. State Senate

The two most powerful men in the New Jersey Senate are locking horns.

05/20/2013

NJ Gov. Chris Christie delivers his State of the State address on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Gov. Christie Outlines Sandy Recovery In State Of The State Address

Christie called Sandy “an act of God that delivered a natural, human, and financial disaster” but said “Make no mistake. New Jersey’s spirit has never been stronger. Our resolve never more firm. Our unity never more obvious.”

01/08/2013

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

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

N.J. Democrats Bring Back Idea Of Millionaires’ Tax To Balance Budget

New Jersey lawmakers are trying to hammer out a budget and avoid a government shutdown. One idea is to get millionaires to pay more taxes, but critics say it could hurt the middle class.

06/27/2011