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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.
Michael Crowley, Time deputy Washington bureau chief, weighs in on Ann Romney and Gov. Chris Christie's debut last night at the Republican National Convention.
CNBC's John Harwood reports the latest details from day one of the Republican National Convention.
Discussing New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's economic plan ahead of his speech tonight at the GOP convention, with Melissa Hayes, The Record Statehouse Reporter, and Michael Symons, Asbury Park Press Statehouse Reporter.
The Republican Convention is underway after a one day delay thanks to Isaac. CNBC's John Harwood has the latest detail on what to expect today.
The Republican Convention moves into full swing today. CNBC's John Harwood has the details on all the events on today's agenda.
In this excerpt from "Squawk Box," New Jersey Governor Chris Christie says he would "listen, at least" if Mitt Romney calls him about joining the GOP ticket in November, but he "doubts" he will wind up as the VP candidate.
"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.