The number of Americans who say the country is on the right track ticked up, but the dominant mood country remains negative, a new NBC/WSJ poll shows.» Read More
TRENTON, N.J.-- New Jersey's unemployment rate ticked down a notch to 9.8 percent in September, even as the state shed 1,200 jobs for the month.
TRENTON, N.J.-- A New Jersey Senate panel narrowly passed a resolution Monday that would ask voters to approve a minimum wage increase next year along with automatic yearly adjustments.
The NCAA announced Monday that it would find new hosts for five championships scheduled to be held in New Jersey next year.
TRENTON, N.J.-- New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney says minimum wage increases should not be decided by politicians. It would ask voters to raise the wage by $1, to $8.25 per hour, and tie yearly increases to national economic data, called indexing. The Gloucester County Democrat says he decided to try to amend the constitution after Gov.
AKRON, Ohio-- Republican Mitt Romney is making a fresh bid for Ohio voters, trying to use post-debate momentum to make up ground in a state that has been a mainstay of GOP presidential candidates and could help President Barack Obama hold onto the White House. We're going to do it here in Ohio. "
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.-- New Jersey has cleared the way for casino patrons to gamble on their iPads, smartphones and other mobile devices. Most importantly in this process was the development of regulations that provided safeguards to prevent underage gambling, and to continually ensure the integrity and security of mobile gaming in New Jersey. "
The campaign has begun in earnest to try to get New Jersey voters to support a $750 million bond issue for campus construction projects at the state's colleges and universities, but it's not clear whether there's going to be any organized opposition.
SAN FRANCISCO-- Exactly one month from Election Day, Republican Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama are both declaring they will win a race for the White House that remains anything but clear. Their trails are crossing again in Ohio, the state that could decide the election, and signs of urgency are emerging from each campaign.
The boozy reality TV series about a group of self-proclaimed "guidos" and "guidettes" cohabiting in a run-down Seaside Heights, N.J., party house is winding down as its sixth _ and MTV promises final _ season gets under way almost three years after it debuted and became a pop-cultural situation spawning catchphrases, punch lines, hairdos and tabloid fodder.
The NCAA, Major League Baseball, the National Football League, National Basketball Association and National Hockey League are collectively suing to block New Jersey's sports betting law from taking effect; the state says it could take bets as soon as December.
TRENTON, N.J.-- New Jersey would have to start paying unemployment to people who appeal denials but cannot get answers on them within eight weeks under a bill advanced Monday by a state Senate committee.
"It will be a very interesting debate," said Donald Trump, Trump Organization chairman & president, weighing in on the eve of the presidential debate, saying he expects both candidates to do well.
TRENTON, N.J.-- A New Jersey state Senate committee on Monday again advanced a bill to set up a state-run insurance exchange as a way to give uninsured people a way to buy health plans as part of the federal health insurance overhaul.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, his running mate Paul Ryan and NJ Gov. Chris Christie each laid out the GOP’s vision for America at the Republican National Convention in August. But how accurate were their speeches? We parsed the speeches and did a little fact-checking.
"Mitt Romney will tell us the hard truths," Gov. Chris Christie told the GOP Convention. But what were the truths behind the speeches? Here's a look at some of the facts behind the rhetoric.
"We're working on cutting taxes in New Jersey," says Gov. Chris Christie, (R-NJ), discussing how his state was able to deliver its third consecutive balanced budget, and weighing in on the politics of the Supreme Court's decision on health care.
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush on Wednesday hailed the outcome of the Wisconsin recall election, praising Governor Scott Walker for emboldening conservatives in their drive to slash spending on a national level.
Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, who is set to win a recall election, made a “big mistake” by going after public unions, Democratic State Senator Chris Larson said Tuesday.
As Wisconsin voters head to the polls in a recall election that will decide the fate of Gov. Scott Walker on Tuesday, Democrats and Republicans disagree over what — if anything — the results will mean for the presidential election in November.
With polls showing a widening lead for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in his recall election next week, could the outcome spell trouble for Democrats — and even President Obama?