Fast Food Workers Rally In Albany In Favor Of Higher Minimum WageFast food workers from around New York state rallied at the Statehouse in Albany Tuesday, demanding a higher minimum wage and calling for the passage of legislation that would let cities and towns set their own wage rules.
Christie, NJ Lawmakers Mourn Death Of Assembly's GOP Leader Alex DeCroce"Last night, he fought the good fight on this floor, right up until the end of his life," said Gov. Chris Christie. "He passed doing what he does...serving the people of New Jersey."
Report: NJ Democrats To Bring Gay Marriage Bill To Legislature New Jersey recognizes civil unions, but marriage equality advocates argue that they don't offer the legal protections of marriage as intended.
Police Scuffle With Protesters As Thousands March To City Hall As Part Of 'Occupy Wall Street' The NYPD said that there were about a dozen arrests Wednesday night. Most of those were for disorderly conduct, but at least one arrest was as for assaulting a police officer. Police said a protester knocked an officer off his scooter.
Officials Say Cleaning NJ Statehouse Garage After Flooding To Cost $420KThe underground garage is used by state government employees who work in the Statehouse complex. It's located less than 200 yards from the banks of the Delaware River and is prone to flooding when the river rises.
New Jersey Network Fades To BlackThe station, launched 40 years ago by lawmakers who felt neglected by Philadelphia and New York television news, was closed Thursday by politicians, including Gov. Chris Christie, who believe the state has no business in the broadcasting business.
Gov. Chris Christie Signs NJ Public Employees Benefits BillNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has signed landmark employee benefits legislation requiring a half-million public workers to pay more for pension and health benefits.
NJ Public Workers Pension Contributions Bill Heads To Senate MondaySince the New Jersey Assembly approved the employee benefits bill and the supplemental measure Thursday, it's now up to the Democrat-controlled Senate to cross the last "T" before sending the legislation to Governor Chris Christie.
NJ Assembly OKs Bill Hiking Costs For Pension And Health Benefits The divisive bill passed 46-32 with support from all Republicans who were present and a smattering of Democrats.
Thousands Protest As Vote On NJ Public Worker Benefits NearsThousands of unionized public workers protested outside the Statehouse against legislation that would require a half-million government employees to make sharply higher health care and pension contributions.
Gov. Christie Holds Town Hall As Legislators Grapple With Budget, Public Worker PensionsNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie heads to North Jersey to hold his 20th town hall of the year as big issues loom at the Statehouse. Wednesday's town hall event is being held at the Fair Lawn Community Center.
Investigation Reveals Dirty Doctors, Internet Inflame New Jersey Drug EpidemicAn investigation uncovered crooked doctors, rogue Internet sites and web-based applications in New Jersey are stymieing attempts to fight an epidemic of heroin and prescription painkiller abuse.