The Democrat-controlled New Jersey Legislature voted Thursday to raise taxes on companies and high-earning individuals while fully funding pension funds for public employees, but no one doubts that Gov. Chris Christie will veto the measure.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie issued a quick conditional veto Thursday, so as to make major changes to a bill passed by lawmakers to extend the cap on arbitrator-awarded pay increases for police and firefighter unions.
The New Jersey State Senate on Monday overwhelmingly approved a bill that would ban the sale of certain powerful laser pointers.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker and Democratic New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono have teamed up to urge state lawmakers to pass gun control legislation.
The proposal is different than those made by the New Jersey Assembly, but now, the state Senate has released its gun control legislation.
Young Abdin Hadi was injured as a toddler when a car bomb exploded, sending a live wire across his face which left him severely scarred. A group of non-profit agencies has brought him and his family to Long Island for treatment by a plastic surgery group.
Olympic gold medalist Carl Lewis is planning to announce his “political plans” in New Jersey.
Medical marijuana advocates say the regulations New Jersey has proposed for medical pot don’t make sense for businesses, patients or doctors.
The first phase of the 2nd Avenue subway project is expected to last until 2016.
Some of the Long Island candidates admitted they expected their races to be close.
Go ahead. Talk about how young State Senator-Elect David Carlucci is.
The flow of $200,000 of campaign cash last week alone to Democratic Senate leader John Sampson shows the quiet effort to maintain the Democrats’ one-vote majority in that chamber.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Expanded budget information for more New Jersey towns may soon be posted online. The Assembly recently approved legislation that would require the state Department of Community Affairs to post the current […]
Hiram Monserrate, the disgraced Queens politician who was expelled from the state Senate after an assault conviction, is accused of funding his 2006 campaign with charity money.
Paterson proposed to cap the annual growth of local school and government taxes, which were among the highest in the nation.