The Jersey Journal
Politically connected firm wins $9.6 million bid for Fenimore cleanup
ROXBURY - New Jersey has awarded a $9.6 million dollar contract to politically connected Conti Enterprises to cap the Fenimore landfill - about $1.8 million more than the state estimated the project would cost earlier this year.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
The New York Observer
Astorino Suggests Christie Should Step Down as Chair of RGA
Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino suggested today that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie should stop campaigning for governors nationwide if he can't back New York's GOP contender.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Joseph Cryan, longtime assemblyman, likely to run for Union County sheriff
Assemblyman Joseph Cryan, shown in this Star-Ledger file photo, is widely considered a likely candidate to replace the late Union County Sheriff Ralph Froehlich The death of Union County Sheriff Ralph Froehlich has put Assemblyman Joseph Cryan , already an undersheriff, in charge of the sheriff's office for the time being.
States debate millionaires' taxes
The Republican vetoed similar tax increases on the wealthy in 2010, 2011 and 2012, arguing that the state's richest residents would flee to other states, taking much-needed tax revenues and jobs with them.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Milton Hinton: Gov. Chris Christie keeps breaking promises to middle class : Opinion
Do you remember the 2009 gubernatorial election? At the time, the entire state was upset and turning against Gov. Jon Corzine who was running for a second term.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Mercer County Superior Court judge moved to appellate division
TRENTON - Superior Court Judge Thomas W. Sumners Jr. will go from deciding criminal matters in the criminal division of Mercer County courts to weighing appeals that may come from that very division, as well as others.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Bergen, Passaic are owed more stimulus funds, U.S. audit finds
New Jersey did not share with some county governments and local school districts enough of the $2.1 billion it received for Medicaid services from the Obama administration's stimulus program, according to a federal audit report.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
The Jersey Journal
Christie bolsters new budget with $2.6 billion short-term loan
Gov. Chris Christie's administration took out a $2.6 billion, short-term loan from J.P. Morgan this month to prop up the new state budget.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
PwC must face $1 billion lawsuit over MF Global collapse
A federal judge on Wednesday rejected PricewaterhouseCoopers' request to dismiss a $1 billion lawsuit accusing the auditor of providing bad accounting advice that contributed to the October 2011 collapse of MF Global Holdings Ltd, a brokerage run by former New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Asbury Park Press
Lisa Thornton named as Monmouth assignment judge
Chief Justice Stuart Rabner announced Monday that Thornton will replace Assignment Judge Lawrence Lawson, who is retiring after having led the Monmouth vicinage since 1993.
The Times of Trenton
Amick: Christie's 2016 presidential aspirations taking precedence over gubernatorial duties
Gov. Chris Christie, alas for us, hasn't yet abandoned his quest to win his party's presidential nomination in 2016.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Hill's Golden Ticket: Paid Family Leave
Forget about liberals-by pushing the issue in a 2016 presidential campaign, Clinton can galvanize women and show everyone she has guts.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Critic blasts NJ's medical marijuana program [AUDIO]
On the heels of reports earlier this month that there's a lack of demand for New Jersey's medical marijuana program, Gov. Chris Christie said medical marijuana is just a front for legalized pot .