Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg Tours Hudson River Tunnels As Gateway Project Gets Back On TrackSen. Chuck Schumer took Buttigieg on a tour of the dilapidated, storm-damaged tunnels under the Hudson River, where Buttigieg took pictures and heard first hand how bad things are.
Families Of Eric Garner, Others Killed By Police Meet With Senators To Discuss Police Reform LegislationDuring his address to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday, President Joe Biden called on lawmakers to pass a police reform bill before May 25, which will mark the one-year anniversary of Floyd's murder.
New Jersey Senators Detail Priorities Under Pres. Biden's Proposed $2.3 Trillion Infrastructure PlanSens. Bob Menendez and Cory Booker laid out their transportation priorities for the state, as part of President Joe Biden's proposed American Jobs Plan.
'Today's Verdict Is Not The End': Tri-State Area Officials React To Derek Chauvin's Conviction In George Floyd's DeathChauvin on Tuesday afternoon was found guilty of second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter.
New Jersey Residents To Receive $9.5 Billion In Stimulus Checks From American Rescue PlanMore than $9 billion worth of stimulus checks will start arriving at more than 3.5 million households across New Jersey in the coming weeks.
Gov. Murphy Signs Daniel’s Law After Son Of Judge Esther Salas Killed In Home AmbushDaniel's Law protects judges' personal information from being posted online. It's named after Judge Esther Salas's son, who was shot to death in an ambush at their home.
Tri-State Area Officials React After Joe Biden, Kamala Harris Projected To Win ElectionLocal officials across the Tri-State Area reacted on social media moments after Joe Biden was projected to become the 46th president of the United States.
Sen. Booker, Rep. Gottheimer Announce Proposal To Protect Nursing Homes From Second Wave Of COVID-19The Nursing Home Pandemic Protection Act would require facilities to report potential outbreaks the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in real time and have a crisis plan in place.
Sen. Booker Says 'Sense Of What's Possible Has Shifted' On Police ReformNew Jersey Senator Cory Booker, a Democrat, said Sunday that the range of policing reforms under consideration from the federal to the local levels "has shifted" as tens of thousands of Americans have called for an end to police brutality and increased accountability for law enforcement.
'This Is Not New': Black Parents Describe Tough Conversations About Racism They're Forced To Have With Their ChildrenParents say their fear for their African-American children’s lives will not be over until everyone starts having the talk about racism.
Coronavirus Update: Murphy Says 'We're Not On Any Plateau' As Deaths Pass 1,500New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said Wednesday the total had climbed to 1,504, up 275 from the day before.
Campaign 2020: New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker Endorses Joe BidenBooker made the announcement Monday on Twitter before appearing on "CBS This Morning."
Campaign 2020: New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker Ends Presidential BidThe U.S. senator and former Newark mayor shared the news “with a full heart” this morning on social media.
Campaign 2020: New Jersey's Cory Booker Expects To Miss Qualifying For Next Debate, Won't Drop Out Of RaceHe would need to draw 4 percent support in four qualifying polls by midnight Thursday, and he currently has none.
Forgotten Families: After NYC-Newark Deal, Other Cities Seek To End SOTA & Sen. Booker Weighs InA controversial New York City program has been put on hold and it's sending shock waves throughout the region and even in the country.