NJ Senate President: Marijuana Legalization Could Be 'Game Changer' For State's EconomyNew Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney says he intends to take up the issue of legalizing marijuana in the state as soon as the next governor assumes office in 2018.
Sweeney: Current Situation Makes N.J. Pension Funding Increase A No-GoA ballot question that would mandate more funding for the troubled New Jersey pension system may be dead on arrival.
Christie Intervenes In Battle Among Democrats Over New N.J. CasinosGov. Chris Christie has thrown his support behind Senate president Stephen Sweeney's plan for a referendum on expanding casinos to northern New Jersey.
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.