Black and Latino applicants for Sandy aid in New Jersey are more likely to be rejected for recovery grants than whites. That's according to data released Thursday by a housing advocate who sued the state for information about its grants.
The rejection rate for white applicants to New Jersey's two ...
The executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is expected to tell what he knows about the unannounced closing of George Washington Bridge access lanes that caused traffic gridlock in September, and whether the disruption was politically-motivated.
Patrick Foye was subpoenaed to appear before the ...
What did we learn from Katrina and did it end up delaying stopping fraud and waste ... or delaying crucial Sandy aid?
As residents of the Jersey Shore continue to recover more than a year after Sandy, a new report paints a dire picture of the region’s future: When it comes to climate change, New Jersey could fare much worse than other coastal states.
Suddenly, the holiday season is upon us. And the web is bursting with tales of charitable giving, ugly sweaters and chefs baking thousands of cookies. Mary Mann with New Jersey News Commons has a roundup of holiday stories - as covered by blogs around the state. She speaks with New ...
Were Sandy victims improperly denied federal funds for rebuilding?
Documents obtained by a nonprofit in New Jersey found that some Sandy victims may have lost out at a second chance at receiving federal relief money.
By Aug. 1, the Christie administration had spent its first batch of funds from $600 ...
While the federal government repairs and tinkers with its balky healthcare.gov website, New Jersey health advocates are stepping up ways to bring in-person assistance to those still muddled about their insurance options.
Churches in North Jersey who regularly feed the hungry say they didn’t get enough food donations this year to offer a Thanksgiving meal.
Whenever disasters strike, day laborers are often among the first to report to the front lines of the recovery effort. But disaster work for immigrants can be fraught with danger, safety violations and worker abuses.
Newark Mayor Luis Quintana is urging residents to avoid streets considered flood areas, singling out streets near the Passaic River that may be particularly vulnerable during the nor'easter.
New Jersey residents will be able to extend canceled health plans for another year under the Affordable Care Act, as long as their insurance companies agree.
As of October, Hoboken generated $150,000 in residential parking fees, and $3.5 million in parking tickets. Some residents question whether there is an incentive to relieve the parking congestion.
The transportation committee of the New Jersey State Assembly has asked the heads of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to testify in a hearing on the abrupt lane closures to the George Washington Bridge in early September. The legislators are trying to find out whether Chris ...
Governor Christie was officially elected chairman of the Republicans Governors Association by his fellow GOP governors Thursday in a closed-door meeting at a resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.
The job involves campaigning and fundraising in as many as 36 states. But Christie told reporters that he is still giving PRIORITY to ...
The news service, New Brunswick Today has been making waves - producing investigative reports on the New Brunswick Water Utility covering up water quality violations and on Rutgers trying to keep its Hurricane Sandy report secret.
Mary Mann with New Jersey News Commons at Montclair State University speaks with New ...
With just one news conference and no other public appearances or speeches, Gov. Chris Christie kept mostly out of sight during the Republican Governors Association meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona. And then, just as New Jersey Public Radio's Matt Katz was calling it a night, he saw Christie walking by.
It's the unofficial launch of Chris Christie's run for president. The New Jersey governor is in Scottsdale, Arizona this week to be installed as the chair of the Republican Governor's Association. The governor arrives with a big expectations and a large entourage. New Jersey Public Radio's Matt Katz is there ...
TIME has analyzed the final 2,500 tweets Cory Booker sent as mayor of Newark, going back to July 6, 2013, with his recent tweets as a U.S. Senator. The conclusion: he tweets even more now, and he's getting more sleep.
Chris Christie takes the helm of the Republican Governor's Association this week. The high-wattage Jersey boy will now control a pot of money that could influence 36 gubernatorial races next year and keep him at the head of the pack in the GOP.
Princeton University officials decided Monday to make available a meningitis vaccine that hasn't been approved in the U.S. to stop the spread of the sometimes deadly disease on campus.