U.S. Senate hopeful Cory Booker outlined a plan today to end child poverty in the U.S., which is estimated to cost taxpayers $500 billion a year.
When New Jersey Public Radio's Sarah Gonzalez moved to the Garden State, she found out the worst part of living there -- having to tell New Yorkers you live in there.
Democrats in the New Jersey legislature are calling on Republicans to help them override Governor Christie's veto of gay marriage.
A new poll finds the majority of New Jersey voters believe undocumented immigrants should be allowed to stay in the country.
With more heavy rains in the forecast this week, flood-prone Hoboken is on high alert.
The National Weather Service confirmed an EF-0 tornado touched down in New Jersey on Monday morning, at 9:17 am.
The tornado touched down in Berkeley Heights, before cutting a path through New Providence and Summit.
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.