New Jersey lawmakers advanced Tuesday a record $46.4 billion budget, a 15% increase over last year, boosting the state’s public pension payment, allocating hundreds of millions for tax givebacks and setting aside almost $4 billion to cover debt.
New Jersey’s gubernatorial election came into focus Wednesday, with Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy defending his progressive record and Republican Jack Ciattarelli homing in on affordability and taxes.
Jack Ciattarelli, the small business founder and former Assembly member, won New Jersey’s Republican primary for governor Tuesday, defeating rivals who claimed former President Donald Trump’s mantle.
New Jersey lawmakers are considering measures that could have a big impact on Atlantic City’s future.
Murphy cast the legislation as a contrast to what he said were states turning back the clock to Jim Crow.
Murphy made the announcement Monday. Apter would fill the seat of Jaynee LaVecchia, who has said she plans to retire this summer.
Mayor Frank Moran is stepping down nine months before his first term ends. Camden has seen big companies move to town and its image improve under Moran.
Gov. Phil Murphy is getting an opportunity to nominate another justice to the New Jersey Supreme Court.
Rebuffed by the Democrats who control the Legislature, New Jersey Republican lawmakers Friday conducted their own hearing on Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy’s management of the coronavirus pandemic, questioning his administration’s handling of the virus in nursing homes.
Murphy’s proposal includes no new taxes or fees and relatively few spending cuts, mostly in the form of savings from what his administration says are underused programs.
The move comes more than three months since voters overwhelmingly approved a ballot question to legalize adult use of the drug.
The Assembly and Senate will meet Monday morning to consider legislation that advanced from a committee on Friday.
The bill’s sponsor, Democratic Sen. Nicholas Scutari, said Friday he thinks the legislation has enough support to pass Monday.
Democratic Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin on Friday moved a procedural deadline set for Monday to Feb. 18.
New Jersey first lady Tammy Murphy has unveiled a sweeping plan to help reduce maternal and infant mortality and racial gaps that experts say lead to deaths.
New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy is set to deliver his third state of the state address remotely because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
The College Athletes Bill of Rights, if passed, could wreak havoc on the NCAA's ability to govern intercollegiate athletics and the association's model for amateurism.
Joe Biden is officially the winner in New Jersey's presidential contest.
U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz fired back Friday after Democratic New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy told the Florida Republican he was no longer welcome in the Garden State after being photographed without a mask at a Jersey City restaurant.