N.J. Congressman Pushes For Legalization Of Sports BettingThe U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments next month in New Jersey’s case to legalize sports betting, and a local U.S. representative is making a push in Congress to legalize sports gambling in case the ruling does not go the state’s way.
Obama Signs Bill To Prevent Bots From Snatching Up Event TicketsPresident Barack Obama has signed a bill preventing bots from snatching up event tickets.
N.J. Lawmakers Furious After Report Questioning How Sandy Housing Funds Were SpentTwo New Jersey lawmakers have called upon Gov. Chris Christie to respond to a government watchdog report questioning how the state spent millions in housing funds after Superstorm Sandy.
New Jersey Lawmakers Pushing Re-Authorization Of Federal Highway Trust FundIf left without more funding, the trust fund could run out of money this summer.
Beach Replenishment Efforts Under Way Along Jersey ShoreEfforts were under way this week to replenish the sand on the beaches between Monmouth and Cape May counties in New Jersey.
NJ Lawmakers To Introduce Bills To Prohibit Sandy ‘Clawback’ LettersSen. Robert Menendez and Rep. Frank Pallone will introduce bills that would prohibit the federal Emergency Management Agency from issuing so-called "clawback'' letters demanding repayment of aid it wrongly awarded to homeowners.
N.J. Sandy Rebuilding Program Labeled 'Colossal Failure,' 'Disaster' By Some PolsNew Jersey Senate president Steve Sweeney held an event Wednesday in Perth Amboy to push for his proposed Sandy Bill Of Rights. The bill is designed to better inform and interact with victims of the Oct. 2012 storm.
HUD Probes New Jersey's 'Stronger Than The Storm' Ad CampaignRep. Frank Pallone Jr.'s office said Monday the inspector general at the Housing and Urban Development Department will audit the campaign, which featured commercials in which Gov. Chris Christie and his family appeared.
Cory Booker Dominates New Jersey Senate PollThe Quinnipiac University survey released Wednesday shows 54 percent of likely Democratic primary voters support the Newark mayor.
All 4 Democrats To Face Off In New Jersey Senate DebateNewark Mayor Cory Booker, Rep. Rush Holt, Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver and Rep. Frank Pallone are all scheduled to be at Montclair State University on Monday night for a debate that is scheduled to be shown live on NJTV.
Federal Grants Denied To Sandy-Damaged Homeowners Who Made RepairsSome owners of Sandy-damaged homes who already have made repairs have now been told they are not eligible for reimbursements through federal grants.
Eye On Politics: Cory Booker Wants 'New Blood' In U.S. Senate"It's time that we have voices in Washington that are not about left or right, but really about getting problems solved, bringing people together, and really making progress," Booker said Wednesday.
N.J. Senate Hopeful Wants Debates Ahead Of August Special Election PrimaryRep. Frank Pallone released a statement Monday saying voters should be able to make a decision that is not "based solely on slick TV ads and 20-second sound bites.''
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.
Rep. Frank Pallone Joins Race For Lautenberg's Senate SeatU.S. Rep. Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) said Sunday that he is officially in the race to fill the U.S. Senate seat occupied by Frank Lautenberg.