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Highland Council Delays NJ Gas Pipeline Extension

Opponents of a proposed gas pipeline extension planned to run through pristine wilderness in a protected part of the Highlands, N.J., the undeveloped northwest corner of the state, got a victory Thursday night when a council voted to delay action.

NJ's Acting Ed Commissioner Moves Around Confirmation Block

New Jersey’s acting Commissioner of Education, whose nomination to the post has been blocked, has found a way around that hurdle — he has established a residential address outside of Essex County.

Reprising Address, Christie Is Well Received in Democratic Stronghold

Just a few days after his State of the State, Governor Chris Christie took his case for increased accountability for the state's failing inner city schools and tenure reform to an overwhelmingly African American community where he got less than 5 percent of the vote in 2009.

Christie Defends Income Tax Cut Proposal

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said it’s time to “double-down” on the state’s economic comeback — and he believes the way to do that is by enacting the ten-percent, across-the-board cut in the state’s income tax he proposed during his State of the State address this week.

Rutgers Lands Federal Transportation Grant

Rutgers University has scored a $3.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The school's Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation (CAIT) was one of 22 institutions to get the federal grants this year.

Dems Say Christie Tax Cut Weighted for Rich, Puts School Dollars at Risk

Halfway through his first term, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie called for a 10-percent income tax cut for all brackets and a revival of the state's Earned Income Tax Credit for the working poor hands the — and handling the Democrats a real rhetorical challenge.

Transcript: Christie's 2012 State of the State Address

Lt. Governor Guadagno, Madam Speaker, Mr. President, Members of the 215th Legislature, Members of our Congressional Delegation, Members of the Supreme Court, our former governors and the people of the State of New Jersey:

This has been a difficult week for all of us who work in this State ...

NJ Environmentalists Fight Gas Pipeline Expansion

New Jersey environmentalists are fighting a gas pipeline project that would cut through the protected Highlands, the undeveloped northwest corner of the state.

Christie Proposes Income Tax Cuts in State of State Address

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie called for a 10 percent across-the-board cut in state income taxes in his State of the State address Tuesday in Trenton.

What to Expect in Christie’s State of the State Address

On Tuesday afternoon, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will give his second State of the State address. It comes at the close of a contentious legislative session.

Christie to Decide on Water Bill Ripped by Environmentalists

Governor Chris Christie has until Tuesday to decide whether to sign a bill that environmentalists claim puts 300,000 acres of the state’s most ecologically sensitive land in the cross-hairs of developers.

Hoboken Cancels St. Patrick's Day Parade

The St. Patrick's Day parade in Hoboken has been canceled because officials could not agree on a date to hold it.

Officials Look to Ax NJ School Board Members

The New Jersey Department of Education said Thursday that 200 school board members must step down from their posts for failure to complete a required criminal background check.

More Than 1,000 Attend Funeral for NJ Lawmaker

Assembly Republican leader Alex DeCroce was eulogized Friday morning as a devoted family man, loyal friend and the man responsible for a constitutional amendment that gave crime victims more rights in New Jersey.

Christie Condemns Bias Attacks in Northern NJ

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie condemned the recent spate of anti-Semitic attacks in Bergen County a day after a Molotov cocktail was thrown at a synagogue in the town of Rutherford.