| Dec 12, 2014
| 3:11 AM
Seven underwriters of the failed MF Global Holdings Ltd reached a partial settlement with investors, who had filed a lawsuit in 2011 seeking to hold them and some of the brokerage's executives, including its CEO, responsible for its collapse.
| Nov 19, 2014
| 3:08 PM
Well, it looks like the cat is out of the bag. Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is apparently above the law that she has sworn to uphold. Pennsylvania's seat belt law, that is.
Yeah, we all know the drill: I'm an elected official; do as I say,...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 4:34 PM
TRENTON, N.J. — Gov. Chris Christie is leaning toward eliminating red-light cameras after a five-year test was fraught with glitches and gripes, even as data showed fewer crashes at intersections with the equipment.
A pilot program begun in 2009...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Sept. 18: Envelopes containing letters and granular substances are sent to NBC News in New York and the New York Post. Both are mailed from Trenton, N.J.
Sept. 22: Editorial page assistant at New York Post who opens letters to the editor notices...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 10:27 AM
Many years ago, I convinced the now-shuttered Chicago Daily News to send me from Chicago to Washington to join the paper's D.C. bureau.
This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to Printers Row members with the...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 2:32 PM
Reversing course, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie reimbursed the state for personal and political travel on a state police helicopter, including a trip to meet with Republicans urging him to consider a presidential run.
Christie, a Republican,...
| 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...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 9:00 AM
I enjoyed the letter "A punishment that fits the crime: Sentence Schurick to register African-American voters." Tailoring punishment to fit crimes is exactly what good judges do.
Here are some additional suggestions:
Sentence Democratic congressman...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 2:38 PM
President Obama added nearly 100 fundraising heavy-hitters -- among them Hollywood stars and financial titans -- to his reelection effort in the fourth quarter of last year, according to a list released by his campaign today.
In all, the campaign...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 7:02 AM
People making over a million dollars a year will pay a greater share of their income to benefit government programs in New Jersey. That's the controversial provision in a new budget passed in a key legislative committee.
The budget committee of New...