| Oct 8, 2010
| 5:50 AM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday killed a decades-in-the-making train tunnel connecting New Jersey and Manhattan, saying the state can't afford to pay for cost overruns on the underway project.
Construction on the project began last year and...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 11:58 AM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has laid out an agenda of education and pension reform in his first State of the State speech.
The Republican governor said Tuesday that big changes are needed in the year ahead for New Jersey to remain affordable....
| Jan 1, 2012
| 2:06 PM
Some New Jersey motorists got the shock of their lives this morning at toll booths.
The second phase of a 2008-approved toll increase kicked in Sunday at 6 a.m.
On the New Jersey Turnpike, tolls went from $2.20 to $3.30, a 53 percent hike; and on the...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 9:56 AM
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie says he will allow the states medical marijuana law to move forward after it was legalized by former Gov. Jon Corzine last year.
According to Christie, he will move forward with the law despite initial concerns that...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 7:07 AM
Did they know or did they not know? Days after the largest-ever proposed toll and fare hike on Hudson River crossings, people want to know what Governors Andrew Cuomo and Chris Christie knew about this latest possible hit to your wallet.
The two issued a...
| Aug 12, 2009
Karl Rove and other officials in George W. Bush's White House played an active role in the firing of the top federal prosecutor in New Mexico, according to documents released Tuesday that also show Bush political aides tried to influence Justice...
| Mar 11, 2008
Barack Obama accused rival Hillary Rodham Clinton Monday of trying to "hoodwink" and "bamboozle" voters into thinking that she was the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination by hinting that he could take the second slot on her ticket....
| Oct 27, 2006
Three years ago, when then-Assemblywoman Loretta Weinberg decided to sponsor a domestic partnership law for gay and lesbian couples in New Jersey, the big surprise was how little fuss it caused.
There were no picketers outside the Legislature, no furious...
| Dec 29, 2008
| 4:30 PM
If Rep. Peter King (R-Seaford) runs for U.S. Senate in 2010, ???there is not going to be a shortage of people interested??? in running for his vacated Congressional seat, says Jay Jacobs, the Nassau Democratic chairman. Among them may......
| Feb 12, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva Outrage - that's what members of Congress are voicing at the bankers hauled before them to account for what happened with billions of bailout dollars. (See the Tribune Bureau's story below about the "masters of the universe''......
| May 2, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva The line between network news and the celebrity world in Washington - if there ever was such a line - is looking a little blurry here: The annual White House Correspondents Association dinner, a black-tie affair that......
| Jul 17, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva The Obama healthcare reform offensive took on all the characteristics of a campaign this week: On the road, rallying the base, turning up the volume. "We have talked and talked and talked about fixing healthcare for decades,......