New Jersey Politics

Gov. Phil Murphy Orders Audit of New Jersey Tax Incentive Programs

Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order on Friday to audit controversial tax subsidy programs that have doled out more than $8 billion in …

State Politics

NJ Politics Digest: Chris Christie Experiencing the Joy (and Hassles) of Retirement

Former Gov. Chris Christie is still in the news, even as new Gov. Phil Murphy works to make his mark on the Garden State.<p>Christie spent one of his …

State Politics

Shutdown deadline nears; no accord in Trump-Schumer meeting

PoliticsMore>><p>What happens when the government shuts down?<p>Posted:Thursday, January 18 2018 6:38 AM EST2018-01-18 11:38:02 GMT<p>Updated:Friday, January …

New Jersey

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Las Vegas

SEE IT: N.J. Gov's son makes 'Circle Game' sign at inauguration

The son of New Jersey’s new governor made an “OK” hand gesture during his father's inauguration.

New Jersey

Cory Booker tells us why he grilled Trump official in confrontation that swept nation

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Cory Booker's aggressive questioning of a member of President Donald Trump's cabinet pushed him into the national spotlight …

New Jersey

Independent Groups Poured $45 Million Into NJ Races Last Year

The so-called “Big Six” state party and legislative committees were “out-gunned” by special interests in 2017, according to New Jersey’s campaign …

State Politics

Trump wades into PA race seen as test of GOP strength

President Donald Trump waded into a potentially risky race on Thursday, throwing his support behind a Pennsylvania Republican in a contest widely …

New Jersey

N.J. anti-abortion marchers turn out with Trump on their side

WASHINGTON -- Robert Keeling of Lebanon has marched against abortion rights for more than a quarter-century, but never before did he see the …

New Jersey

House votes to avert federal shutdown, Senate chances dim

On the edge of a government shutdown, a divided House voted late Thursday to keep the government open past a Friday deadline - setting up an …

New Jersey

N.J. lawmakers finally ready to tackle 'passing the trash' teacher bill

A proposed law to stop school employees accused of sexual misconduct from moving from job to job will go before a Senate panel next week, one month …

New Jersey

What voters think of Trump at the one-year mark

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump is ending his first year in office the way he began, with more voters disapproving of his job performance than …

New Jersey

Trump's Supreme Court justice will speak to N.J. college students

The first Supreme Court justice appointed by President Donald Trump will speak at Stockton University next week.<p>Neil Gorsuch, who joined the court …

New Jersey

Phil Murphy Will Take $175,000 Governor’s Salary

Gov. Phil Murphy, a multimillionaire former Goldman Sachs executive, said Wednesday that he will accept the full $175,000 salary that comes with the …

State Politics

New Jersey Governor Vows To Legalize Marijuana In Inauguration Speech

Incoming New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy (D) made history yesterday as the first elected governor to commit to legalizing recreational marijuana in …

Cannabis

Christie ends term as first New Jersey governor to not break a leg in 25 years

Chris Christie left the New Jersey governor’s office with his popularity in tatters, but at least he didn’t break a leg.<p>Republican Chris Christie left the New Jersey governor’s office with his popularity in tatters, but at least he didn’t break a leg.<p>Christie is the first elected New Jersey …

Politics

Chris Christie May Win Big in US Supreme Court Case

One of former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s greatest victories may come now that he has left office. During recent oral arguments in <i>Christie v.</i> …

Judiciary

New Jersey’s new governor promises to sign bill legalizing recreational pot within 100 days

New Jersey’s newly sworn-in Gov. Phil Murphy (D) promised during his inauguration speech Tuesday to sign legislation within 100 days that would legalize adult-use of recreational marijuana.<p>“A stronger and fairer New Jersey embraces comprehensive criminal justice reform, including a process to …

Conservative View

Murphy Executive Order Tightens Gift Disclosure Loophole

Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order on Wednesday that tightens a gift disclosure loophole used by his predecessor, former Gov. Chris …

State Politics

New Jersey Governor Murphy plans to resist Trump

Gov. Phil Murphy (D-N.J.), in his first national interview as Governor, talks with Chuck on his plans for immigration, the economy and working with …

U.S. Politics

Drunk droning is now against the law in New Jersey

As of Monday, there is a new kind of "DUI" in New Jersey: Droning Under the Influence.<p>On his final day of being New Jersey's (incredibly unpopular) …

Chris Christie

Gurbir Grewal Becomes First Sikh Attorney General in U.S. History

Former Bergen County prosecutor Gurbir Grewal became the first Sikh state attorney general in U.S. history after state lawmakers swiftly confirmed …

State Politics

Will Gov. Phil Murphy keep his promises to N.J.?

Will the new governor of New Jersey keep his promises?It's a new chapter for New Jersey.Phil Murphy was sworn in Tuesday as New Jersey's governor, …

New Jersey

New Jersey Bars State Agencies from Seeking Applicants’ Wage Histories

Article ByK. Joy ChinJackson Lewis P.C.Pay Equity AdvisorIn his first official act upon taking office, newly elected Governor Phil Murphy signed an …

Law

Jersey Shore star 'The Situation' will plead guilty in tax case, feds say

One of the stars of MTV's hit reality show Jersey Shore has agreed to plead guilty in his federal tax crimes case, prosecutors said in a court filing …

New Jersey

NJ Politics Digest: State Reacts to New Governor, Booker Boils Over at Senate Hearing

The Christie era came to an end in Trenton on Tuesday, with Democrat Phil Murphy taking his place at the state’s 56th governor. The politician, known …

State Politics

Phil Murphy on raising N.J. minimum wage: 'We are done with this us vs. them' attitude

In his inaugural speech, Gov. Phil Murphy said made a point of saying he wanted to act quickly on legislation that would help the working poor, among …

New Jersey

Ask not what the new governor can do for you | Mulshine

For a moment there I started thinking that pot was already legal.<p>That thought came to me as I was setting up in the press room prior to Phil Murphy's …

New Jersey

Ex-firefighter, EMT admits receiving nude photos from 12-year-old boy

A former emergency medical technician and volunteer firefighter faces at least a 10-year prison term after admitting he talked a 12-year-old boy into …

New Jersey

Incoming New Jersey Governor Wants to Create an Entire Agency to Protect Illegal Immigrants

Newly inaugurated New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy plans to establish the Garden State as a bastion of far-left policies, including a first-of-its-kind …

Conservative View