| 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...
| Nov 1, 2009
| 1:30 PM
In a final campaign swing on behalf of the only governor seeking re-election this fall, President Barack Obama on Sunday pitched Democratic Gov. Jon Corzine's bid as a key component for the White House to make good on its political promises.
"He's one of...
| Nov 3, 2009
| 5:39 AM
The polls are open Tuesday and it's a dead heat between the two major party candidates for the New Jersey governor's office, and the deciding factor may be the turnout for the independent candidate.
Democratic incumbent Governor Jon Corzine's campaign...
| Dec 7, 2009
| 7:12 PM
A bill to legalize gay marriage has cleared the New Jersey state Senate Judiciary Committee, paving the way for a full Senate vote Thursday.
Monday night's committee vote was 7-6.
New Jersey is the best chance for proponents to add a sixth 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...
| Jun 4, 2009
New Jersey is moving closer to allowing chronically ill patients to smoke marijuana to relieve symptoms of pain and nausea.
On Thursday, the Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee approved the medical marijuana bill by an 8-1 vote, with two...
| Jun 8, 2009
The ground-breaking ceremony for New Jersey long-awaited Mass Transit Tunnel will be held Monday morning.
The tunnel will run underneath the Hudson River and is part of the nation's largest mass transit project. The projected finish date is in 2017 and...
| Jun 27, 2009
New Jersey lawmakers have approved legislation that puts safety above the law when it comes to underage drinking.
The bill grants immunity to anyone under 21 who has been drinking, if that person calls police when another teen drinks too much and needs...
| Aug 3, 2009
In an act of defiance against Governor Jon Corzine, Anthony Suarez, one of three New Jersey mayors arrested in last month's major FBI corruption and money laundering sting, said he will not resign from his seat.
Gov. Corzine has called for all public...
| 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...