Both parties' presidential nominees may be decided, but there are still a dozen high-profile battles around the state -- including the crowded Republican U.S. Senate field -- to draw voters to the polls on June 5.
Republican Governor Chris Christie and Senate Democratic leaders are locked in a constitutional battle over the political balance and future independence of the New Jersey Supreme Court — one that threatens to leave the once-proud high court two justices short all the way through next year’s gubernatorial election.
There’s less than a week to go before the Democratic primary, and candidates running to try and succeed the late Congressman Donald Payne Sr. have been relying on tried and true methods to make their case to the voters: name recognition, resumes and endorsements.
An angry Gov. Chris Christie accused Senate Democrats of playing partisan politics at the expense of the gay, black Republican he nominated to the New Jersey Supreme Court.
Democrat incumbent congressmen Bill Pascrell and Steve Rothman — pitted against one another as a result of redistricting — are battling for the newly created ninth district, a Democratic stronghold that is a study in contrasts.
The former Rutgers University student convicted of using a webcam to spy on and intimidate his gay roommate has reported to the county jail where he will spend the next 30-days.
A day after apologizing for the first time, a former Rutgers University student convicted of using a webcam to spy on his gay roommate gave up his right to remain free on Wednesday while New Jersey prosecutors appeal his 30-day jail sentence.
A child advocacy group's annual survey of the overall wellbeing of New Jersey's kids reveals there is a wide gap between the county where they fare the best, and the one where they fare the worst.
Former President Bill Clinton will be in northern New Jersey this week to campaign for Democratic Rep. Bill Pascrell, who is battling fellow Democrat Rep. Steve Rothman in a hotly contested primary in the 9th Congressional District.
The Foundation for Newark’s Future, the fund created from Mark Zuckerberg’s $100 million gift to Newark public schools, will soon commit approximately $15 million to the city’s charter schools -- nearly doubling its overall outlay so far.
To Governor Chris Christie, any "10 percent income tax cut" will do — as long as he can sign it into law by July in time for the Republican National Convention in Tampa this summer. And, as he said this week, "if taxes do not get cut this year, it is the responsibility of one group of people and that is the legislative Democrats." Whether the "legislative Democrats" will give Christie a tax cut he would be willing to sign is an open question.
Prosecutors made the rare move of appealing the judge’s sentence in the Rutgers webcam spy trial this week because they believe the 30-day jail term handed down to the former student convicted of invasion of privacy and a hate crime against his gay roommate is far too lenient.
Governor Chris Christie's administration has concluded that New York City police did not violate New Jersey laws when they conducted surveillance of Muslim businesses, mosques and student groups in the state.
The Legislature's chief budget officer says New Jersey has achieved only half of the $1 billion in revenue growth Gov. Chris Christie anticipated for this fiscal year.
The ex-Rutgers student who was convicted of 15 counts including invasion of privacy and bias intimidation for using a webcam to spy on his gay roommate will spend next month inside a jail cell in a Northern New Jersey facility
As students continue to sign up for New Jersey’s first experiments with online charter schools, one leading legislator is asking the state to slow down.
A union representing Rowan University’s faculty, adjunct faculty, coaches, and librarians has endorsed a set of recommendations that oppose the school’s proposed merger with Rutgers-Camden. Despite a pledge of neutrality by Rowan’s administration and the union itself, representatives of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) Local 2373 voted to approve a proposal written by a state-wide coalition of labor unions that asserts, “Rutgers-Camden must remain a part of Rutgers University.”
A former Rutgers student was sentenced to 30-days in jail after he was was convicted of invasion of privacy and a hate crime for using a webcam to spy on his gay roommate. Both the defense and the prosecution are unhappy with the sentence given to Dharun Ravi in the Rutgers webcam spying case.
Muslim leaders in New Jersey have been invited back to Trenton for a follow-up meeting with the state's attorney general. They are expected to discuss the state's response to the New York Police Department's secret surveillance of Muslims in Newark, New Jersey.