New Jersey lawmakers give blessing to marijuana marketplace

New Jersey lawmakers have passed a measure setting up a recreational marijuana marketplace.  Their action Thursday sends the legislation to Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy. He is expected to sign the bill but it is unclear when.

Sen. Cory Booker wins re-election

Booker is the former mayor of Newark and recently ran for the Democratic nomination for president, bolstering his national profile.

Gov. Murphy: 2.6 million ballots already cast in NJ

A week until Election Day and more than 2.6 million ballots have already been cast in New Jersey, Gov. Phil Murphy said Tuesday. That amounts to 67% of the voter turnout in 2016 and stems from the state holding its first mostly mail-in election.