Senate President Steve Sweeney

Officials marked the end of a $2.3 billion project to widen the New Jersey Turnpike on Oct. 24, 2014. (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

NJ Senate President Says Transportation Trust Fund Is Key Priority

The Transportation Trust Fund is set to run out of money at the end of this fiscal year, June 30, to pay for roads and bridge repairs. But Gov. Chris Christie said nothing about it during his budget address Tuesday.

02/25/2015

Sick Woman (file / credit: clipart.com)

New Jersey Lawmakers Try Again On Capping Payouts For Sick Days

Sen. Joe Kyrillos and Senate President Steve Sweeney introduced a bill to cap the payouts at $15,000 for retiring school and government employees.

07/11/2014

New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

New Jersey Senate Committee Votes For Minimum Wage Increase

The New Jersey State Senate Budget Committee on Monday voted to increase the state’s minimum wage by $1.25 per hour.

11/19/2012

Gov. Chris Christie addresses a town hall meeting in Washington Township (Gloucester County), NJ - Nov 15, 2010 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

NJ Lawmakers Focusing On Jobs, Economy

New Jersey lawmakers will soon focus their attention on legislation aimed at creating jobs and keeping businesses from leaving the state.

12/05/2010