| 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...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 7:13 AM
The Big One is still 52 weeks away, but the results from a host of local elections today may offer fresh clues about the state of play in politics just as the presidential nominating process is set to begin.
At stake on this "off-year" general election...
| 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 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...
| 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 12, 2012
| 7:26 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Customers of MF Global, the brokerage firm that imploded into bankruptcy last year, will meet publicly Thursday with a court-appointed official overseeing the dismantling of the company.
The question still lurking behind 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...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 8:04 AM
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s state-owned flour mill likely will lose at least $60,000 because of the collapse of a commodities broker the mill has used to guarantee prices for the wheat it buys, a state audit says.
The Mill and...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 1:05 AM
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota's state-owned flour mill likely will lose at least $60,000 because of the collapse of a commodities broker the mill has used to guarantee prices for the wheat it buys, a state audit says.
The Mill and Elevator was a...
| 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...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 4:23 AM
WASHINGTON (AP)— American Crossroads, the Republican “super” political committee that plans to play a major role in this year’s presidential campaign, raised more than $51 million along with its nonprofit arm last year, The...