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Port Authority Bus Terminal Plan Could See Vote This WeekThe Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is expected to consider a proposal at its monthly board meeting on Thursday.
With Eye On Boosting Economy, New Jersey Senators Planning Proposals On Major IssuesDemocrat Stephen Sweeney announced the plans Monday, saying the proposals would cover transportation improvements, early childhood education and college affordability.
NJ Lawmakers: Time To Move Forward With New Port Authority Bus TerminalThe Port Authority Bus Terminal is a "Third World transportation system," New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney says.
NJ Democrats To Port Authority: Sell Real Estate Holdings To Pay For Hudson Rail TunnelSweeney joined with other Democrats and transportation and business leaders Tuesday at Newark's Penn Station to stress the critical importance of a new rail tunnel.
Committees Investigating Christie Administration, George Washington Bridge Lane Closures MergeNew Jersey lawmakers have merged the committees investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closures.
Christie Administration Asks N.J. Supreme Court To Take Appeal On Gay MarriageA judge ruled Friday that the state must allow gay couples to wed starting Oct. 21. But Gov. Chris Christie plans to appeal the ruling.
Friends, Colleagues React To Passing Of Sen. Frank LautenbergMany remembered the nation's oldest senator and last World War II veteran in the Senate as a dedicated public servant who fought for the people of New Jersey.
Gloves Come Off Between Kean And Sweeney In N.J. State SenateThe two most powerful men in the New Jersey Senate are locking horns.
Gov. Christie Revives Plan For Tax Credit Aimed At Households Earning Up To $400KEarly indications, however, are that Democrats are unlikely to move off the argument that the state is not taking in sufficient revenues to support a phased-in 10 percent cut.
Rutgers Lawyer John Wolf Resigns Amid Rice Inquiry; John J. Farmer Takes His PlaceThe board of governors announced that a widely-respected former state attorney general, John J. Farmer, will be the school's new top lawyer. Farmer had been serving as dean of its Newark law school.
Christie: No Scandal In $100 Million No-Bid Contract For Sandy Debris Removal Christie says New Jersey needed to hire a contractor quickly after Sandy to begin picking up mounds of debris left by the storm and AshBritt was selected in part because the firm had experience dealing with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and was able to get full reimbursement.
Sweeney Calls For Probe Of No-Bid Contract For Sandy Debris CleanupNew Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney has called for a panel to investigate a no-bid contract for debris cleanup awarded by the Christie administration after Superstorm Sandy.
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