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Spoof Column Praising Hitler Draws Rutgers Rebuke

Rutgers University is investigating as a bias incident a student newspaper's spoof column praising Adolf Hitler.

Port Authority Awaits Fed Decision on Bayonne Bridge Project

Port Authority officials are waiting to find out whether the federal government will allow a project involving the Bayonne Bridge to move through a faster permit process.

Who Had the Better Week—Cuomo or Christie?

Both governors made big investments this week: one in infrastructure, the other in Israel.

Christie: Israel Trip Will Yield Dividends at Home

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he brought a little Jersey to Jerusalem this week in hopes of drumming up business and jobs back home.

I did everything that everybody would call the American Dream. You buy your home. You buy a car. You raise your children, right. You do everything -- and then everything’s gone and you have to start over again. It’s disheartening, but it’s reality.


NJ Wants to Collect on Unredeemed Gift Cards

You know that gift card you got but never spent? Well, New Jersey would be happy to take it off your hands.

New Orchestra Seeks Hip Young Audience in New Jersey

New Jersey has, in recent times, been mostly a backwater when it comes to start-up orchestras that specialize in contemporary programming and offbeat formats. But no longer.

Autism Diagnosis Rates on the Rise in New Jersey

Walter Zahorodny, assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in Newark, discusses the reasons why New Jersey's autism rate is one of the highest in the country, according to a report released last week by the Center for Disease Control ...

Who Had the Better Week—Cuomo or Christie?

Cuomo gets a budget deal done early, while Christie live-tweets a Bruce Springsteen concert.

Security Overhaul Planned for the Port Authority

The Port Authority of NY & NJ announced Thursday that it is overhauling its security operations, starting with the hiring of a Chief Security Officer.

Port Authority to Cut Nonunion Benefits

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey voted Thursday to cut bonuses and other benefits for its nonunion employees in a move expected to save $41 million over 18 months.

Christie to Travel to Israel, Jordan

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is set to leave Sunday for a weeklong trip to the Middle East. Travel to Israel is a gubernatorial tradition that began in 1988.

Marine From NJ Killed in Afghanistan

A 29-year-old U.S. Marine from New Jersey died during combat operations in Afghanistan on Tuesday, Pentagon officials said.

Emissions Control Deal Reached at Newark Trash Incinerator Plant

An agreement has been reached to improve emission controls at a Newark trash incinerator plant, according to New Jersey environmental officials.

NJ Budget Numbers Less Rosy than Christie’s

The bi-partisan research arm of New Jersey's Legislature presented figures Tuesday that contradict revenue estimates from the Christie Administration.

Lautenberg Calls for Investigation Into Rutgers-Rowan Merger

U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg on Monday sent a letter to the federal education secretary asking him to review the proposed merger of Rutgers' Camden campus with Rowan University because it could wind up costing students more.

Christie Signs Anti-Bullying Measure into Law

Gov. Chris Christie has signed New Jersey's tough anti-bullying legislation into law.

Battle over NJ Supreme Court Nominees Continues

Gov. Chris Christie hasn’t said what his next move will be in the failed New Jersey Supreme Court nomination of Phillip Kwon. A confirmation hearing for his second nominee, Bruce Harris, will be rescheduled.

“I wasn’t biased …. I didn’t act out of hate and I wasn’t uncomfortable with Tyler being gay.”


Poor Conditions for Immigrant Detainees in NJ, Report Finds

Conditions for immigrant detainees in Essex County, NJ, do not fully comply with Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency's national detention standards, according to a  new report from the New York University School of Law School.