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Working to Keep Politics Out of NJ's Pension-Fund Investments

Offered a chance to put wider restrictions in place, NJ State Investment Council says it will first look to tightening current regulations

Organic Kale Salad with a Side of Hope

A pop-up restaurant in Union Beach, N.J., offers a weekly night out for a town still struggling to recover from Sandy.

Cracks In Christie's Post-Bridgegate Ethics Reform

Allies installed in watchdog roles, an ethics panel disbanded, policies left unstrengthened. A year later, Bridgegate ethics reform in the governor's office is marked by unmet promises. 

Undefeated Princeton Women Take on NCAA, Trying to Make Ivy History

Only one women's Ivy League basketball team has ever won a game in the tournament. Now the undefeated Lady Tigers are trying to show they can compete for a national title.

Guarded Optimism on Reopening Sandy-Related Flood Claims

Announcement that insurance payouts will be reviewed follows months of growing complaints that compensation was unfair.

Christie Supporters Launch Super PAC

Lest there be any doubt his presidential prospects are alive, Christie's supporters announced the launch of the PAC "America Leads" that can raise unlimited money.

Newark Health Chief Tries to Allay Meningitis Fears

Dr. Hanaa Hamdi spoke with parents at a school where a child recently died of suspected meningitis.

Bridgegate Fall Guy Was Inside Man

Unearthed calendars from David Wildstein show he had more contact with Chris Christie's inner circle than the governor has previously acknowledged. 

Sandy Hecklers Dog Christie in Iowa

Storm victims crowd-funded a trip to follow the New Jersey governor's presidential campaign.

Christie Aide Took Political Trips Before Exxon Settlement

An explosive new allegation links one of Gov. Christie's top aides with a questionable environmental settlement with Exxon Mobil.

Christie Pushes Business-Tax Cuts, Racking Up $600M in Lost Revenue

Next year's budget calls for more in business tax breaks, despite depleted transportation fund and court-ordered pension payments.

Four Former NJ Governors Move to Block Pinelands Panel Nomination

Two Democrats and two Republicans drafted a letter to the New Jersey state senate asking legislators oppose the confirmation of Bob Barr.

Online Testing Arrives in New Jersey and Parents Are Not Happy

A growing number of New Jersey parents are pulling their children out of testing. But federal funding may be on the line if 95% of students don't participate.

Why Did NJ Settle a $9 Billion Pollution Case for Pennies on the Dollar?

New Jersey sought $9 billion from ExxonMobil for the contamination of 1,500 acres of marshland. So why did the Christie administration settle out of court for $250 million?

Christie Flips On Reason For Vetoing Planned Parenthood Funds

Christie is changing his explanation on a controversial policy move just in time for the Republican presidential campaign season.

Christie Is So Focused On New Jersey He May Announce Run For President There

Christie pledges commitment to his day job moments before he talks exclusively to a national presidential campaign reporter.

Christie's Budget Cuts $148M from Hospital Charity Care

Obamacare is helping state with budget problems, but hospitals worry the cuts will leave people in need.

Gov. Chris Christie Unveils Budget for 2016

The Governor renewed his call to overhaul New Jersey's ailing pension fund, but did not address a judge's ruling that he broke the law by shorting NJ's payment into the fund.

Cloudy With a Chance of Injury: What Meteorologists Learned from Sandy

Forecasters are changing their language to emphasize potential harm rather than what type of storm is coming.

Does Christie's 'Don't Raise Taxes' Pledge Include the Gas Tax?

Don't raise taxes. Don't raise taxes. Don't raise taxes. We hear ya, gov. But about the gas tax? Are you pledging, or negotiating?