| Mar 9, 2010
| 11:11 AM
New Jersey's Fish and Game Council will include a bear hunt in its proposed management policy.
Tuesday's vote sets the stage for the state's first black bear hunt in five years.
Former Gov. Jon Corzine had blocked the hunt.
Fish and Game Division...
| Mar 16, 2010
| 5:04 AM
A day before Gov. Chris Christie was to deliver his first budget address, Democrats were already on the attack, saying his effort to balance the books will hurt the middle class.
Christie will deliver his message to a joint session of the Legislature...
| Apr 20, 2010
| 3:18 AM
Nearly twice as many people are making $100,000 or more in New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's administration than under former Gov. Jon Corzine (KOHR'-zyn).
An Associated Press analysis has found that while the Republican Christie has proposed laying off...
| May 22, 2010
| 12:41 PM
Roughly 25,000 protesters descended on the Statehouse in New Jersey at noon on Saturday to protest Governor Chris Christie's proposed budget cuts.
Many showed up as early as 10 a.m. to demonstrate against measures that will include wage freezes for state...
| Dec 16, 2009
| 11:19 AM
The trial of a multiple sclerosis patient charged with growing over a dozen marijuana plants continued Wednesday, as supporters gathered outside of court to criticize the state for even prosecuting the case.
Somerville resident John Wilson, 36, was...
| Dec 31, 2009
| 3:18 PM
The head of the New Jersey Assembly says he won't post a bill to legalize same-sex marriage unless the Senate approves the measure first.
Assembly Speaker Joe Roberts said Thursday that all sides had a chance to be heard during seven hours of Senate...
| Jan 7, 2010
| 1:48 PM
New Jersey's state Senate has defeated a bill to legalize gay marriage, the latest in a string of setbacks for advocates.
The defeat, by a vote of 20-14likely ends any chance that the state Legislature approves gay marriage soon. Five senators did not...
| Jan 8, 2010
| 2:51 AM
Gays are vowing to fight back through the courts after the state Senate voted down a bill to legalize same-sex marriage.
Minutes after the bill was defeated 20-14 on Thursday, gay rights advocates announced they would file a lawsuit seeking to get the...
| Jan 8, 2010
More than four years after Hurricane Katrina, the single-story brick rancher in Pontchartrain Park where Lisa Perez Jackson grew up stands empty.
Floodwaters long ago ate away the walls of her corner bedroom, where the current head of the Environmental...
| Jan 11, 2010
| 7:01 PM
The Legislature on Monday approved a bill that would make the state the 14th to allow chronically ill patients access to marijuana for medical reasons.
Democratic Gov. Jon Corzine supports the legislation and could sign it before leaving office next...
| Jan 12, 2010
| 2:45 AM
New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine will highlight gains in children's programs during his term when he delivers his final State of the State address Tuesday.
Corzine's speech is expected to highlight accomplishments in education, child welfare and health care....