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Horizon NJ Health Slashes Medicaid Reimbursements for Home Healthcare

A 10 percent reduction in Medicaid reimbursements from Horizon NJ Health has caused an uproar in the home health community, which fears that the cut in reimbursements will hamper agencies’ ability to handle more clients just when demand is expected to soar due to a change in how Medicaid is ...

Christie: Clint Eastwood’s Empty Chair Speech ‘Didn’t Work’

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, fresh from his keynote speech at the Republican National Convention, said during an appearance on late night TV Tuesday that Clint Eastwood’s empty chair speech “didn’t work.”

Booker Ignites DNC Crowd with Liberal Red Meat

Newark Mayor Cory Booker received a long ovation and chants of “Cory, Cory” after giving a rousing presentation of the Democratic Party platform Tuesday.

NJ AG to Host 1st Meeting of Muslim Task Force

New Jersey's attorney general is hosting the first meeting of a task force he created in the wake of revelations that the NYPD was conducting surveillance of New Jersey Muslims.

Triple misery of late buses, overcrowding and tunnel traffic make for long slog

More than one in 10 NJ Transit buses leaves late from the Port Authority Bus Terminal, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.

NJ Job Numbers Provide Sobering Backdrop to Labor Day

While New Jersey has replaced nearly all of the jobs lost during the first few months of the recession, population growth means that the state has about 60,000 more workers than jobs. This has created an employers' market and is creating a downward pressure on wages, analysts say.

In NJ, More Than 1/3 Struggle to Get By: Report

The federal poverty rate in New Jersey was officially 10 percent in 2010 but a new report commissioned by the United Way of Northern New Jersey estimates that over one-third of state's households are struggling to get by.

NJ Store Worker Fatally Shoots 2 Employees, Self at Supermarket

Authorities say the gunman in the New Jersey supermarket shooting fired at six employees, including one outside the store, before killing himself.

In the Spotlight of the RNC, The Garden State Blossoms

Once Clint Eastwood came out center stage in Tampa to interrogate an empty chair that represented President Barack Obama the New Jersey delegation never sat down.

Police Car Chase Injures 3 Pedestrians

For the third time in two weeks, police chases in and around Newark, N.J., have resulted in serious injuries.

NJ Six Flags Combining Wild Safari Into World's Largest Theme Park

Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey said it is combining the wild safari with its amusement and water parks to create an attraction they say will be the world's largest theme park.

Newark School Renovation Project Greeted With Kudos and Criticisms

A year ago, the Wilson Avenue School in Newark was the poster child for many of New Jersey's city schools -- after it was socked by the winds and rains of Hurricane Irene and forced to close for four months before students could return.

At RNC, Christie Sells NJ, and Himself, as Model for Country

Governor Chris Christie stuck to Reaganesque themes in his keynote address at the Republican National Convention Tuesday night, calling on Americans to create a second American century.

Before Convention, Christie Launches New Social Media Accounts

Gov. Christie has launched new Twitter and Tumblr accounts to provide information on his keynote address and his travels surrounding the Republican National Convention.

County Chair: Booker Weighs Bid for NJ Gov in '13

A New Jersey Democratic county chairman says Newark Mayor Cory Booker has told him he's considering running for governor against Chris Christie in 2013.

TSA Retraining Officers Following Reports of Racial Profiling

The Transportation Security Administration is ordering officers nationwide to undergo retraining because of reports of racial profiling at several airports — including Newark Liberty International.

Lawsuit Claims Halfway House Operating Illegally

The union representing correction officers in New Jersey has filed a lawsuit that seeks to end a contract between Essex County and a private company that operates halfway houses.

Christie Signs Higher Education Merger Bill

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie traveled through the state Wednesday as he signed a hard-won higher education restructuring bill.

Six Flags to End Safari Drive-Thrus

Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey will be closing its animal sanctuary a month early this season and says in the future it will no longer let visitors drive their own vehicles through the park.

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Deflecting Criticism, Christie Says NJ Comeback 'Has Begun'

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Monday batted down criticism from Democrats who've raised alarms about the rise in unemployment and decline of tax revenue in the state.