Gov. Chris Christie traveled to New Hampshire to hold a town Hall meeting. Meanwhile the most recent Monmouth Poll places him in the top 10 Republican Presidential candidates.
Rutgers University announced its new Honors College, set to draw the best and brightest. The program will feature a 550-bed residential building, seminar rooms and social spaces.
About 11,000 Rutgers students participated in a sexual violence survey, as part of a White House task force questionnaire.
Governor Christie campaigns for cash and commitment off the beaten path in New Hampshire. The state that will hold the first presidential primary next next year. On his agenda, two town hall meetings he hopes can help his standing in the polls.
Violent crime, murders and shootings, in Newark. The mayor's response: put more feet on the beat. How many? When? Will they make New Jersey's most populated city safer?
A Rutgers sexual climate study reveals something the surveyors did not anticipate...
After a recent string of violence and murders in Newark, the city announced today that it plans to put 250 new officers on the street by this time next year.
A lawsuit between parents and the Department of Education over new graduation requirements regarding PARCC scores seeks the implementation of new graduation guidelines through the correct protocol so that people have fair notice and the opportunity to give comment.
After the worst voter turnout in New Jersey history 'the democracy act" would expand voting rights. Its supported by a majority of lawmakers and two thirds of residents, so why hasn't Christie signed it? The Light Rail expansion plan has been on the drawing board since 2011. Why hasn't the state come up with a plan necessary to get funding? And sunny weather is sapping our reservoirs of water. With falling levels there are rising concerns about drought.
If signed into law, New Jersey would be the second state in the nation to automatically register eligible voters. There are 1.6 million people in the state who are eligible to vote and not registered.
This August has been one of the driest months in the past 90 years and water usage is up from last year's levels. Without rain in the forecast, moderate drought status could be declared by the end of the week,
There is nearly $2 billion in federal matching funds, but there's little consensus in New Jersey on how to raise money.
The New Jersey Chamber of Commerce is planning a two day summit in Atlantic City to discuss the problems plaguing New Jersey businesses and what they can do to fix them. Legislators, community members, unions and not-for-profits will be in attendance.
The dean of William Paterson University's College of Business Siamack Shojai says that many factors play a part in determining the price of oil. Depending on supply and demand and what is occurring at the stock market can effect oil prices.
More than a million people in New Jersey and one in every five kids faces hunger every day. September is Hunger Action Month and The Community Food Bank of New Jersey is setting out to raise awareness about the issue of food insecurity.
Got a baby on board? New car seat laws require they be strapped in until they're older and stronger to improve their chances of surviving a crash. A nutty idea to protect kids from peanut allergies -- dose them with peanut butter early and often. With Immunology-therapy, a peanut a day keeps the doctor away. And want to keep kids diving into science and math? Dunk their work underwater and watch their ideas float to the top.
Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli says that he has a solution to the state's pension problem, by proposing his own pension plan.
New Jersey's updated car seat laws are now some of the strictest in the nation. Previously, the old car seat laws had not been updated since the 1960s.
While peanut allergies within the state of New Jersey are on the rise, doctors say that old medical advice about not feeding peanuts to children under three may be wrong.
Stevens Institute of Technology has created curriculum for the Waterbotics program, which teaches kids how to make robots that function underwater.
Christie campaigns against " lawlessness in America" while murders spike in Newark. Now he wants the county wide policing that brought crime down in Camden replicated in the Brick City. Drugs in a drug-free school zone. The fight that has left a disabled teen on the losing end of conflicting laws. Her parents say the medication is desperately needed. And going, going, gone. An old, failed attempt.
Chris Christie has taken on new talking points in his presidential campaign, including Hillary Clinton and lawlessness in America.
New guidelines from the Department of Labor could change the way businesses determine whether workers are independent contractors or employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act.