Governor Chris Christie has signed a $31.7 billion dollar budget for the next fiscal year that starts Sunday. But he also vetoed $361 million in spending backed by Democrats that Christie said the state can't afford.
The New Jersey Legislature has approved a bill that disbands the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and redistributes it to Rutgers and Rowan Universities in what would be a sweeping re-organization of the state's higher education system.
No stowaways were found in a cargo ship docked in New Jersey a day after a coast guard inspection team heard knocking amid the containers for about two hours, authorities said Thursday.
Governor Chris Christie said Wednesday that Democrats are holding his proposed 10 percent across-the-board income tax cut hostage as they continue to push for a hike in the state's lapsed millionaire's tax.
Stowaways are suspected to be in a container loaded in India that has docked in Newark, N.J., the coast guard said.
Dylan D'Angelo, 17, will be a senior at Leonia High School in New Jersey this fall. And while many of his peers will be thinking about applying to four-year colleges, D'Angelo day-dreams about shearing his own path to pursue something he loves: cutting hair.
Governor Chris Christie, who has played coy when asked whether he’d run for vice president, is hosting a minimum $2,500 -a-plate fundraiser for GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney Tuesday evening at hotel in Woodbridge, N.J.
Beach-goers sporting bathing suits on the Asbury Park boardwalk are breaking the law — and tarnishing the classy name of the Jersey Shore city, according to one GOP leader.
The New Jersey Assembly passed a $32 billion budget that is on the way to Governor Chris Christie's desk. But the governor is likely to veto parts of the bill.
Lawmakers in New Jersey approved a bill banning hydraulic fracturing — otherwise known as fracking — byproducts created in other states from entering the Garden State.
The Assembly is expected to take up deliberations Monday on the most dramatic reforms of New Jersey’s teacher tenure law since the state became the first in the nation to put K-12 tenure on the books in 1909.
Global Container Terminals USA in Jersey City, N.J., has secured an $11.4 million federal grant to buy two new cranes. Federal officials said the money will reduce truck traffic and diesel emissions in the state, as well as create jobs in the region.
The Legislature Thursday made several moves in its battle to restructure New Jersey higher education, including a legislative warning to the Rutgers' board of trustees that the plan is all or nothing — accept all aspects of the proposal or have it voided in its entirety.
The New Jersey State Senate voted unanimously Thursday to approve a bill that would make it harder for teachers to obtain and keep tenure.
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There may be a link between a hoax distress call reporting a yacht explosion off the New Jersey coast and a call in Texas last month, officials said Wednesday.
Despite all the gloom and doom talk about the solar sector, New Jersey installed more solar systems in the first three months of the year than any other state in the nation.
A company that runs many halfway houses in New Jersey where reports of abuse are rampant told WNYC that claims some inmates request to return to prison because they fear for their safety in the privately run facilities is “ludicrous.”