New Jersey's Gov. Chris Christie has named NJ Attorney General Jeff Chiesa as the interim senator for the state, reports CNBC's Brian Sullivan.» Read More
CHICAGO-- As she considers another White House bid, Hillary Rodham Clinton intends to work in the nonprofit world on issues like improving early childhood education, promoting the rights of women and girls, and finding ways to improve the economy _ a set of priorities that could inform a 2016 presidential campaign.
NBC's Peter Alexander reports President Obama is touring the New Jersey beach communities that were hit by Super Storm Sandy, with Governor Chris Christie.
President Obama loses a game of "Touchdown Fever" with Gov. Chris Christie as they tour a rebuilt part of the Jersey shore seven months after Hurricane Sandy washed ashore.
New Jersey is kicking off its summer shore season. CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports 6 months after Sandy, Seaside Heights is completely rebuilt.
*Advertising tactics turn some groups against Facebook. *Musk and David Sacks removed from donor list on website.
NEW YORK, May 5- Joseph Szczesny's modest Staten Island home was inundated when Superstorm Sandy slammed into the U.S. East Coast in October. Szczesny and nearly all of his neighbors have volunteered to sell their homes to New York State under a $400 million program spearheaded by Governor Andrew Cuomo.
WASHINGTON, May 2- As they finalize budgets for the next fiscal year, many states are sending a message to the U.S. government about the effects of spending cuts known as sequestration on federally funded projects: You're on your own.
April 19- Unemployment rates dropped in most U.S. states in March from the year before, including California where joblessness fell to a four-year low, as the recovery picked up in places hit hard by the housing downturn.
SAN FRANCISCO, April 11- Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said the U.S. needs to fix a "strange" immigration policy that prevents promising but undocumented students from contributing to the country's future and doesn't provide enough visas for foreign workers with advanced skills.
*Sandy cut $7 billion from Ocean County's property tax base. BARNEGAT, N.J., April 11- Philip Checchia's home in Barnegat, New Jersey, escaped undamaged from Hurricane Sandy in October, but the 67- year-old is bracing for a different kind of storm damage- higher property taxes. The storm carved $7 billion out of the total value of the county's taxable property.
AVON-BY-THE-SEA, N.J., March 27- As the spring sun glinted off the Atlantic Ocean at the tiny resort town of Avon-by-the-Sea, a small brown and white dog raced gleefully down the empty beach.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports New Jersey's Governor Chris Christie signed a bill that legalizes online gambling in the state.
*Fed chief reaffirms support for easy monetary policy. NEW YORK, Feb 27- Wall Street rose on Wednesday as Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke reaffirmed his support of the Fed's stimulus policy, the latest U.S. earnings showed strength and an Italian bond auction drew ample demand, reassuring investors.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports New Jersey is now becoming the third state in the nation to offer online betting.
*Italy bonds, European stocks up after Italy bond auction. NEW YORK, Feb 27- Wall Street opened little changed as investors awaited a second round of testimony in Congress by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke for clarity on the longevity of the Fed's economic stimulus program.
Feb 27- The legalization of online gambling in New Jersey sent shares of Caesars Entertainment Corp and Boyd Gaming Corp higher, on expectations that this will revive business in Atlantic City, the second-biggest U.S. gaming destination.
The White House issued more dire warnings about the harm the cuts will do to Americans, breaking down the loss of jobs and services to each of the states.
*White House says law forces across-the-board cuts. WASHINGTON, Feb 24- With five days left before $85 billion is slashed from U.S. government budgets, the White House issued more dire warnings about the harm the cuts will do to Americans, breaking down the loss of jobs and services to each of the states.
Facebook Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg is throwing a fundraiser for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie at his home in Palo Alto. CNBC's Julia Boorstin has the details.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is hosting a fundraiser for Republican Governor Chris Christie, who's bidding for a second term in November's election, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.