Bloomberg, Booker Behind Effort To Ban Using Food Stamps For Sugary DrinksThe mayors of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and 15 other cities sent a letter to congressional leaders saying it's "time to test and evaluate approaches limiting'' the use of the subsidies for sugar-laden beverages, in the interest of fighting obesity and related diseases.
Primary Battles Set As Deadline Passes To Enter New Jersey Senate RaceGov. Chris Christie decided to schedule a primary for August and a special general election for October.
Booker Makes Official Announcement For Senate RunNewark Mayor Cory Booker officially threw his hat in the ring Saturday for the seat of late U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.)
Newark Steps Up Security To Battle Summertime ViolenceHistorically, when the mercury rises on the streets of Newark, so does violent crime, so this year Mayor Cory Booker is trying something different.
Counselors On Hand At Two Newark Schools After Separate IncidentsCounselors will be available at two schools in Newark a day after a student was gunned down and a school was put under lockdown.
Booker, Buono Team Up To Call For Gun Control In New JerseyNewark Mayor Cory Booker and Democratic New Jersey gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono have teamed up to urge state lawmakers to pass gun control legislation.
Booker Mulls Mandating Armed Guards, Curfews For Newark Businesses After Recent ViolenceThe mayor vetoed a measure last year that would have mandated late-night establishments have armed guards, citing the cost to local businesses.
Newark Offers Free Help For Those Filing Tax ReturnsYou may be starting to receive those W-2 forms in the mail, which means the tax filing season has begun. Qualified residents in Newark can get some free help.
Quinnipiac Poll: 68 Percent Of NJ Voters Believe Christie Deserves Re-Election Wednesday's poll showed the New Jersey Republican's positives outweigh his negatives among Democrats, independents and women.
N.J. Sen. Lautenberg Takes Digs At Newark Mayor Booker In InterviewsU.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) said Tuesday that Newark Mayor Corey Booker is entitled to run next year for the seat he now holds, but has not yet revealed his own plans.
Booker Says It's 'Premature' To Say For Sure That He'll Run For SenateNewark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker said Sunday that it was “premature” to say definitively that he will run for a U.S. Senate seat next year.