The commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Corrections defended the state’s system of halfway houses that has come under fire recently for reported rampant violence, drug use and escapes.
The shuffling of New Jersey's state university system is gaining praise from Newark officials who say changes to the plan now make it advantageous to the city.
Governor Chris Christie, who has played coy when asked whether he’d run for vice president, is hosting a minimum $2,500 -a-plate fundraiser for GOP presidential hopeful Mitt Romney Tuesday evening at hotel in Woodbridge, N.J.
Teachers at eight schools slated for intensive reform in Newark began learning on Friday whether they'd be keeping their positions at their current schools.
New Jersey Public Radio Managing Editor Nancy Solomon will discuss Governor Chris Christie's state spending proposal. Then, she'll be joined by Sara Neufeld, a Brooklyn-based writer who's been covering public education for the past 12 years, to talk about NJPR's investigation into New Jersey public school reform through the lens of one school in Newark.
The New Jersey Supreme Court has blocked an attempt by Governor Chris Christie to eliminate the state's Council on Affordable Housing.
Prosecutors made the rare move of appealing the judge’s sentence in the Rutgers webcam spy trial this week because they believe the 30-day jail term handed down to the former student convicted of invasion of privacy and a hate crime against his gay roommate is far too lenient.
Managing editor of New Jersey Public Radio, Nancy Solomon, discusses the sentencing in the Dharun Ravi Rutgers spying case, and takes listener calls about how they feel now that the trial has ended.
A former Rutgers student was sentenced to 30-days in jail after he was was convicted of invasion of privacy and a hate crime for using a webcam to spy on his gay roommate. Both the defense and the prosecution are unhappy with the sentence given to Dharun Ravi in the Rutgers webcam spying case.
The former Rutgers student who was convicted of invasion of privacy and a hate crime for using a webcam to spy on his gay roommate is scheduled to be sentenced Monday.
Follow @BrigidBergin for the latest from inside the courtroom.
New Jersey Democrats are seizing on a new report that shows tax collections are down to oppose a tax cut compromise offered by Governor Chris Christie and one of the own, Senate President Stephen Sweeney.
A New Jersey court ruled to delay the use of controversial new licensing requirements that critics say violates individuals’ privacy and opens them up to identity theft.
Governor Chris Christie is significantly more popular among New Jersey voters this spring than he was a year ago, according to a new poll.
Residents of a controversial affordable housing complex in Mount Laurel, N.J., have a better quality of life than those who applied but never moved into the complex, a new study by Princeton University shows.
Nancy Solomon, managing editor of New Jersey Public Radio, and Douglas Massey, Princeton sociologist and author of many books including American Apartheid: Segregation and the Making of the Underclass, discuss affordable housing in New Jersey--40 years after the Mount Laurel decision.
New Jersey’s governor is making an appearance on the national political stage – this time on behalf of the embattled Wisconsin governor.
State troopers reportedly escorted a group of expensive sports cars traveling at 100 mph down the Garden State Parkway last month. It’s raising question about whether New Jersey is sending mixed messages about aggressive driving.
Some New Jersey Democrats took aim at a controversial plan to merge the Rutgers-Camden campus with Rowan University during a hearing on higher education funding Wednesday.
The monied benefactor after whom Rowan University is named said he doesn’t want the New Jersey school to lose its namesake if it merges with Rutgers-Camden.
Mayors from across New Jersey are calling on the state to stop skimming tax revenue from utility companies they say rightly belongs in local coffers.