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WNYC News

NJ Flood Zone Building Rules Conflict with FEMA

Thursday, May 08, 2014

NJ Spotlight

State construction rules don't comply with federal regulations, and that may cause more problems for people whose homes were damaged by Sandy.

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WNYC News

Ever Wonder Why New Jersey Has Such Cheap Gas?

Monday, May 05, 2014

Taxes help keep low prices at the pump, but that could pose problems as the state takes on massive debt to pay for transportation projects.

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WNYC News

The Battle for the Palisades

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

A public hearing on a rezoning plan could influence the future of development on the Jersey side of the Hudson.

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New Jersey News

Republicans On Bridgegate Panel Are Getting Angrier and Angrier

Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The Republicans on the New Jersey Legislature's Bridgegate committee are getting angry.

"The committee's leadership and operations have demonstrated that the committee's purpose turned from an inquiry into the clearly flawed inner-workings of the Port Authority, into a political vehicle designed to damage the governor's standing and popularity," the Republicans ...

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New Jersey News

Bridgegate Investigators To Samson: Time's Up

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

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Legislative investigators have sent a letter to former Port Authority Chairman David Samson, who resigned amid investigations over his role in Bridgegate and his business practices, mandating that he turn over documents that were requested more than three months ago.

Assemblyman John Wisniewski, the Democrat who co-chairs the Legislature's investigative ...

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New Jersey News

Christie vs. Colorado

Sunday, April 27, 2014

WNYC

Chris Christie has picked yet another fight. This time, with the state of Colorado. The response from the Rockies was initially mild. Then it got ugly.

In recent weeks Christie has fielded an inordinate number of questions about the legalization of marijuana. He is, as always, unequivocal in his opposition, ...

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Shore Homeowners Have No Place to Stay While Rebuilding from Sandy

Friday, April 25, 2014

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A growing number of Jersey Shore residents are looking for a place to call home while their storm-damaged houses are being rebuilt or repaired.

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Transportation Nation

Pump It Up: Group Calls for Higher NJ Gas Tax

Thursday, April 24, 2014

New Jersey needs to raise its gas tax — or risk running out of funding for future road, bridge and transit improvements, according to a nonprofit policy group.

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New Jersey News

Embattled Ethics Commission Confirms Samson Probe Underway

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

NJ Spotlight

In an unusually stormy meeting, the embattled state Ethics Commission placated protesters by confirming that it is investigating former Port Authority Chairman David Samson. It also confirmed that the commission is dropping a five-year-old ethics complaint against a state union leader.

For Ethics Commission Chairman Andrew Berns, the media scrutiny ...

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WNYC News

Hoboken Mayor Calls Christie a Bully, Releases More Journal Entries

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

WNYC

The New Jersey Legislature issued four more subpoenas in its investigation into the lane closings of the George Washington Bridge.

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WNYC News

Activists Toke Up, But No Arrests at NJ Capitol

Sunday, April 20, 2014

WNYC

At 4:20 p.m., activists pushing to legalize the recreational use of marijuana lit joints and ate pot brownies as police watched from the steps of the New Jersey State House.

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New Jersey News

Meet Christie's New Ombudsman

Friday, April 18, 2014

WNYC

As part of the internal review into the scandals whirling around New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, lawyers recommended the governor hire an ombudsman. On Friday, Christie announced that he appointed Patrick Hobbs for the position.

Age: 54

Hometown: Basking Ridge

Party: Democrat

Experience: Seton Hall Law School Dean and chair ...

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WNYC News

Chris Christie vs. NJ's Supreme Court

Friday, April 18, 2014

Gov. Chris Christie said he'd remake the courts — and he has been. Will he continue that streak in June?

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New Jersey News

The Risks Parents Take to Get Their Kids Medical Marijuana

Friday, April 18, 2014

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Delays in New Jersey's medical marijuana program have desperate parents importing it from other states, and making their own concoctions for young and disabled children.

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New Jersey News

Christie and McGreevey: Unlikely Gubernatorial BFFs

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Once upon a time, the U.S. Attorney in Newark was investigating the governor in Trenton for corruption. Today, that U.S. Attorney, Chris Christie, is now a governor under investigation himself by a different U.S. Attorney, and he has formed an unlikely friendship with Jim McGreevey, the former governor he once ...

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WNYC News

Pulaski Skyway Closed to Manhattan-Bound Drivers

Monday, April 14, 2014

The deteriorating 82-year-old Pulaski Skyway in New Jersey closed on Saturday for two years of repair work.

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Transportation Nation

Your Pulaski Skyway Survival Guide

Friday, April 11, 2014

Starting this weekend, the northbound lanes of the Pulaski Skyway are closing for two years, and New Jersey officials aren't sugarcoating it. 

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WNYC News

The Quiet Rise of Bob Menendez

Thursday, April 10, 2014

New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez has quickly become one of the most prominent Democrats on Capitol Hill. The two-term Senator became chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee last year after an unusual wave of turnover among top Democrats.  That has put Menendez in a high-profile position with crises in ...

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In Rare Move, Christie Blocks Pinelands Pay Raise

Thursday, April 10, 2014

NJ Spotlight

The governor vetoes the Pinelands Commission meeting minutes and environmentalists cry foul.

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New Jersey News

Playing Ball With Chris Christie

Thursday, April 10, 2014

WNYC

On May 13, 2013, Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno had a now notorious chat with the mayor of Hoboken, Dawn Zimmer, in the parking lot of a Sandy-damaged ShopRite.

Zimmer remembers Guadagno threatening her: If she didn’t approve a development project run by the Rockefeller Group, which was represented by Bridgegate-embroiled ...

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