The Senate passed its compressive immigration bill on Thursday. The bill would offer a path to citizenship to 11 million unauthorized immigrants and provide extensive security along the Mexican border.
The bill was drafted by a bipartisan group of Senators, the so-called Group of Eight. One them, New ...
Mary Mann with New Jersey News Commons at Montclair State University joins New Jersey Public Radio's David Furst to talk about a backlash to New Jersey's "Stronger Than The Storm" ad campaign. People object to everything from the governor appearing in a publicly funded tourism ad while running for re-election ...
Gov. Chris Christie's veto on gay marriage means same-sex couples in New Jersey are now excluded from receiving 1,138 federal benefits awarded to same-sex married couples in 13 other states where gay marriage is legal.
Scientists are reviewing tsunami-like waves that were observed along the southern New Jersey coast earlier this month.
FEMA has released updated flood maps for four counties in New Jersey which drastically decreases the size of the areas deemed to be at the highest risk of flooding, compared with a version released last winter. That means many shore residents won't have to raise the elevation of homes as ...
The New Jersey American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit today challenging the state’s decision to award more than $11 million in taxpayer funds to two religious schools.
Lawmakers in New Jersey are trying to prevent the New York Police Department, and any out-of-state law enforcement agency, from conducting intelligence-gathering operations in New Jersey without first informing officials in the state.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and State Senator Barbara Buono made their first joint appearance since winning their parties’ primaries last week.
Governor Chris Christie says won't endorse a candidate for the U.S. Senate race in New Jersey before the primary vote in August. But he'll back the Republican candidate, even if it's Tea Party-backed conservative Steve Lonegan.
Eight hours after students, faculty and staff were evacuated due to a bomb threat, Princeton University has reopened.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker demonstrated his advantage yesterday in the US Senate race, while also opening himself up to the very thing that aggravates his Newark constituents.
While the other Democratic candidates campaigned in New Jersey on the day signatures were due, Booker was in California, fundraising.
A day after announcing his bid for U.S. Senate, Newark Mayor Cory Booker was greeted like a rock star at North Jersey Pride in Maplewood on Sunday.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's pick to fill the seat vacated by Senator Frank Lautenberg isn't a household name. But Attorney General Jeff Chiesa and the governor have had a friendship that spans decades.
"He came out fighting, and he never stopped," Rabbi Elliot Cosgrove told mourners.
New Jersey Public Radio's Terri Langford reports the State Senator could use a new hand to play in her struggle to take on Governor Chris Christie.
The death of Senator Frank Lautenberg on Monday began a scramble in New Jersey’s political world to figure out how the seat will be filled.
Governor Chris Christie announced Tuesday the state will hold a special election on October 16, 2013. The decision has thrown a wrench into Newark Mayor ...
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he wants to hold a special election in October to fill the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by Frank Lautenberg's death on Monday.
Senator Frank Lautenberg, a multimillionaire New Jersey businessman and liberal who was called out of retirement for a second tour of duty in Congress, has died at age 89 from complications of viral pneumonia.
Seven months after Sandy, tourism officials in Atlantic City are doing their best to dispel lingering misperceptions about damage to the city’s boardwalk. They’re gearing up for what they hope will be a busy summer season, and they’re hopeful that by re-branding the city as more than just a gambling ...
Students say they aren't letting the destruction by Sandy get in the way of a weekend with their friends after prom. New Jersey Public Radio's Sarah Gonzalez brings us along for the high school tradition.