As communities struggle with the question of whether to rebuild or retreat after Sandy, WNYC reporter Janet Babin and videographer Amy Pearl are touring coastal towns.
Newark Mayor Cory Booker received a long ovation and chants of “Cory, Cory” after giving a rousing presentation of the Democratic Party platform Tuesday.
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.
In the two years since Governor Chris Christie got elected to office, he has never stopped campaigning. Christie’s name and image are both in constant rotation in cyberspace, over the broadcast airwaves and in print. And he insists he’s got nothing to do with the group that is taking credit for the latest TV ad blitz that is airing now.
With less than two weeks left ahead of New Jersey's budget deadline, Governor Chris Christie and the Democrats, who control the state house, remain at odds over Christie's proposal for a 10 percent income tax cut.
Six months after the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey raised prices at its six bridges and tunnels, the numbers are in: about a half million fewer drivers per month are using them. That's a 5 percent decrease overall.
New York State’s economy added 21,500 private sector jobs in March 2012, the State Labor Department reported Thursday. But in a sign that the economic recovery may be flagging in the region, New Jersey reported losing 9,000 jobs last month.
The court-appointed lawyer responsible for recovering more than a billion dollars for former customers of the commodities broker MF Global said Thursday he may go after the personal assets of company executives.
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.
Both governors made big investments this week: one in infrastructure, the other in Israel.
In our new series On the Brink: The New Face of Poverty, meet Janice Hardy, an unemployed mother of two from suburban New Jersey who is facing homelessness as she, like many Americans, grapples with supporting her family and tries to get back on her feet.
You know that gift card you got but never spent? Well, New Jersey would be happy to take it off your hands.
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.
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 and Prevention. Zahorodny was the lead researcher on the New Jersey portion of the study.
Cuomo gets a budget deal done early, while Christie live-tweets a Bruce Springsteen concert.
The Port Authority of NY & NJ announced Thursday that it is overhauling its security operations, starting with the hiring of a Chief Security Officer.
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.
In a new report that grades every state by transparency and corruption, New York ranks 36th and New Jersey is ranked as the least-corrupt state in the nation. WNYC reporters Cindy Rodriguez and Bob Hennelly discuss the findings, the (somewhat flawed) methodology, and what's important when it comes to measuring corruption.