New Jersey offers ‘gift’ of tax amnesty. Is it worth it?

Tax amnesty is a quick way for states to earn cash. But does it also send a message that people can get away with not paying taxes on time?

N.J. Gov. Murphy’s credibility takes a hit with official’s testimony on alleged sexual assault by former aide

Nearly a year into his tenure, Gov. Phil Murphy's credibility has taken a hit, as sworn testimony Tuesday from an official in his own administration raised doubts about the seriousness with which he and his top aides confronted allegations of sexual assault in their ranks.

N.J. Gov. Murphy’s credibility takes a hit with official’s testimony on alleged sexual assault by former aide

Nearly a year into his tenure, Gov. Phil Murphy's credibility has taken a hit, as sworn testimony Tuesday from an official in his own administration raised doubts about the seriousness with which he and his top aides confronted allegations of sexual assault in their ranks.

‘My voice went unheard’: Official testifies N.J. Gov. Murphy campaign, administration ignored sexual assault allegation

"I had access to people in the highest positions of power in the State of New Jersey," Katie Brennan, chief of staff for the state's housing agency, said at a legislative hearing in Trenton. "And at each turn my pleas for help went unanswered."

‘My voice went unheard’: Official testifies N.J. Gov. Murphy campaign, administration ignored sexual assault allegation

"I had access to people in the highest positions of power in the State of New Jersey," Katie Brennan, chief of staff for the state's housing agency, said at a legislative hearing in Trenton. "And at each turn my pleas for help went unanswered."

One year, eight new gun-control laws in New Jersey

In his first year, Gov. Murphy looked to strengthen the state's gun laws and its reputation as a gun-control leader.

One year, eight new gun-control laws in New Jersey

In his first year, Gov. Murphy looked to strengthen the state's gun laws and its reputation as a gun-control leader.
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Leaders praise humility, kindness of George H.W. Bush as he lies in state

Former President George H. W. Bush became the 32d person to lie in state beneath the Capitol rotunda.

To combat gerrymandering, N.J. Democrats propose drawing maps to entrench their power

Across the country, states are trying to remove partisanship from redistricting, with Democratic support. New Jersey Democrats are moving in the opposite direction.

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Fundamentally, redistricting shouldn't even be about which political faction has the most power. Letting politicians control the process is like letting children lock the adults out of a candy store.

New Jersey announces restrictions on ICE cooperation

New Jersey announces new rules limiting cooperation with federal immigration authorities

Bridgegate: Appellate court upholds some convictions, orders new sentencing for Christie allies

A three-judge panel in Philadelphia affirmed most of the convictions of two onetime allies of former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie who were charged in the Bridgegate scandal.

Where Philly-area Democrats stand on Nancy Pelosi

With a vote looming this week, here is where Democrats from the Philadelphia area stand on their party's longtime House leader, Nancy Pelosi.

N.J. lawmakers unveil legislation legalizing marijuana

New Jersey lawmakers have unveiled their latest proposal to legalize recreational marijuana for people 21 and over.

N.J. used car industry still rife with abuse, agency says

Three years after a state agency found that New Jersey's used car industry was rife with fraud, consumers continue to get ripped off by unscrupulous dealers, investigators say in a new report.

Gun-rights group challenges N.J. limit on ammunition

A gun-rights group challenging a New Jersey law that lowers the number of bullets a gun can hold argued Tuesday that American homeowners want weapons with more capacity.

Finger pointing, frustration in eastern US storm’s aftermath

Public officials are on the defensive after the season's first snowstorm stranded thousands of motorists for hours and forced some students to stay overnight in their schools

Finger pointing, frustration in eastern US storm’s aftermath

Public officials are on the defensive after the season's first snowstorm stranded thousands of motorists for hours and forced some students to stay overnight in their schools

Democrats have a majority and wave of new members from Pa. and N.J. What will they do with it?

After two years out of power in Washington, Democrats in the U.S. House are pitching an agenda centered on ethics, attainable health care, and middle-class jobs — attempting to show they are watching out for the interests of everyday people.

Rep. Tom MacArthur concedes to Andy Kim as N.J. race is called

The Republican conceded after Kim was declared the winner by the Associated Press. About 7,000 paper provisional ballots are now being counted.

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