New York, New Jersey and Connecticut lawmakers often have to fight for local needs — even popular ones.
NJ lawmakers move to pass a variety of measures to expand gambling to North Jersey and stabilize the state's shaky pension fund as the legislative session winds down.
Federal Judge Susan Wigenton said taxpayers were promised a transparent investigation and instead got "opacity."
An attorney for the taxpayer-funded internal investigation that exonerated Governor Christie is holding a fundraiser in Los Angeles.
The price tag for dealing with tainted soil at a home in Teaneck has cost $600,000 — and the property is still polluted with leaked heating oil.
An investigation by WNYC finds most of the state’s poorest residents are living within a mile of a contaminated site, and there's no plan in place to clean it up.
Despite toxic spills during Sandy, New Jersey has done little to require oil and gas companies to prepare for rising sea levels and storms. And that inevitably spells trouble.
Childhood lead poisoning is entirely preventable, but it lingers in the Garden State.
Republican lawmakers switched their vote on a gun control measure that passed both houses of the legislature unanimously in June.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie expects to know by Wednesday what his options are for refusing Syrian refugees.
While towns ponder generating revenue by taxing local facilities, nonprofit hospitals and their legislative advocates push statewide legislation.
New Jersey has the highest rate of foreclosures in the country, but the governor says it isn't his fault.
On the presidential trail, Chris Christie is accusing Hillary Clinton of hiding emails. In court papers, his former staffers says he's doing the same thing.
Already in legal hot water over a Port Authority bribery probe, the nation's third largest airline is now charged with hiking fares due to its near-monopoly control.
A WNYC investigation reveals that immigrant detainees in New Jersey are sent to solitary confinement for non-violent and, at times, perplexing reasons.
Democrats increased their majority in the New Jersey state legislature. Meanwhile, Christie's presidential campaign is having its best week yet.
The governor visited Camden Monday to tout his criminal justice record — and run for president.
Criminal justice reform has been at the top of Sen. Booker's agenda since he left Newark in 2013. Now he returns to highlight the federal government's increased focus on recidivism.
The former rivals will bury the hatchet (for a day, at least) and appear with President Obama to discuss criminal justice reforms.
Christie's comments play on the presidential stage, but not in New Jersey.