7 min ago
Pallone, senators announce $3.5M for Middlesex County Utilities Authority
The Middlesex County Utilities Authority will receive more than $3.5 million in federal funding for continued projects as a result of superstorm Sandy, U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., D-N.J. 6th District, and Democratic U.S. Sens. Robert Menendez and Cory Booker said Friday in news releases.
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4 hrs ago
Morristown council president sues to overhaul New Jersey primary system
Morristown Councilwoman Rebecca Feldman, shown here announcing her 2013 Independent campaign for state Assembly, is suing to scrap New Jersey's primary system.
6 hrs ago
City to end some police cooperation with immigration officials
'The pernicious impact" of federal immigration enforcement "on certain communities in Philadelphia" is pushing the city to curtail police cooperation with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Public Safety Director Michael Resnick said Wednesday.
12 hrs ago
The Jersey Journal
Sen. Cory Booker in Camden for small business conference
CAMDEN - Sen. Cory Booker visited Camden for the second time in a week Friday, to address a packed conference room of nearly 200 small business owners, entrepreneurs and those who want to be a small business owner or entrepreneur.
15 hrs ago
Bill Frist on U.S. health care: Can't we all get along?
Bill Frist, the heart surgeon turned Republican politician, had nothing but love for his former colleagues on the Hill, Corporate America, First Lady Michelle Obama--and even regulators!--when Fortune caught up with him at the Building a Healthier Future Summit in Washington on Thursday.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
HOH: Cruz, Booker Already Fussing Over Future Dinner Dates
Mere hours after they were photographed grabbing a bite together at Bistro Bis, New Jersey Democrat Cory Booker and Texas Republican Ted Cruz have reached an impasse as to where to book their next table.
New York Daily News
Sen. Ted Cruz grabs dinner with Sen. Cory Booker
Ted Cruz doesn't want to be a Lone Ranger anymore. The Texan found an unlikely supper mate Wednesday night, sharing a meal with New Jersey Democratic Sen. Cory Booker.
The Jersey Journal
State steps up plans to take over Newark budget
TRENTON - In its escalating feud with Newark, state officials Wednesday made their most forceful and emphatic comments to date indicating they were taking steps to take over the city's finances.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Clarks Hometown News Patriot
Union County organization endorsed Watson-Coleman
Assemblyman Jerry Green, chairman of the Union County Democratic Committee, said the regular political organization will support Assemblywoman Bonnie Watson-Coleman in the race for the Democratic nomination to represent the 12th Congressional District.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Booker among Senators clocking all-nighter with climate talk
U.S. Sen. Cory Booker quoted from Martin Luther King and former Gov. Christie Todd Whitman early Tuesday morning as he joined two dozen senators who spoke all night about the need for action on climate change.
Climate Change Keeps Senate Democrats Up All Night Long
Senate Democrats kept their promise to stay up all night as they powered through a sleepless night into the morning to talk about climate change.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
How A 'Miracle' Victory Over Cory Booker Could Change Political History
The Democratic-leaning Washington Post recently assessed the chances of the Republicans taking a Senate majority this year as, quite possibly, almost as high as two to one.
NJ Politics Roundup: Bridge scandal, Hoboken mayor, Christie in CPAC poll, and more
TRENTON - Experts told The Star-Ledger that the state Attorney General's Office is better-positioned to investigate the George Washington Bridge scandal than federal authorities.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Community block grants will aid South Jersey
Senate President Stephen M. Sweeney, Assembly Deputy Speaker John J. Burzichelli and Assemblywoman Celeste M. Riley announced two community block grants March 6. Tri-County Community Action Agency, Inc. will receive $314,509 and CATA-Farmworkers Support Committee will get $27,630.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
The Jersey Journal
Cory Booker should have kept closer watch on Newark watershed: Editorial
Linda Watkins-Brashear, left, was accused of overseeing widespread mismanagement and illegal activity at the Newark Watershed.
More than three years after Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg committed $100 million toward remaking Newark's struggling schools, the district is engulfed in a dispute over proposed large-scale teacher layoffs that's threatening to derail wider reform efforts.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Lansing State Journal
'Chicagoland' brings fresh depth to documentaries
As Marc Levin sees it, this is a fine time for documentaries. "I think there is a renaissance going on."
Quintana says he's remaining neutral - for now - in Newark mayoral race
Newark Mayor Luis Quintana, pictured in this file photo, has not weighed in on the Newark mayor's race.
The race for Senate: Another Republican declines to run against Booker
Yet another Republican has declined to seek the party nomination to challenge Democratic U.S. Sen. Cory Booker in November.