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Activist Chris Christie Told To 'Shut Up' Is Running For State Assembly

HuffingtonPost.com | Maxwell Tani | Posted 03.25.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The man whom New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) told to “sit down and shut up” is doing the exact opposite. Jim Keady announced M...

Grand Jury Backs State Politician's Drunk Driving Denial

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

CHERRY HILL, N.J. — It sounded like an excuse from a politician who had been caught doing something wrong: When New Jersey Assemblyman Paul Mori...

Anti-NYPD Spying Bill Advances In New Jersey

AP | Posted 10.18.2012 | New York

TRENTON, N.J. -- The New Jersey Assembly has approved a bill requiring out-of-state law enforcement agencies to notify New Jersey officials before con...

Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Clears Legislative Hurdle In New Jersey

The Huffington Post | Greg Rosalsky | Posted 06.26.2012 | Politics

Garden State pot smokers have a reason to rejoice, at least temporarily: New Jersey legislators voted on Monday to decriminalize possession of small a...

Fracking Ban Comes To Fruition

AP | Posted 01.10.2012 | Green

TRENTON, N.J. -- The New Jersey Legislature has accepted Gov. Chris Christie's recommendation for a one-year ban on a natural gas drilling process kno...

New Jersey Assembly's GOP Leader Dies At Statehouse

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 03.10.2012 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey Republican Assembly leader Alex DeCroce, credited by Gov. Chris Christie with helping him get his start in politics, ...

New Jersey Assembly Speaker Battles To Save Job

John Celock | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics

With Democrats likely to retain control of the New Jersey Assembly in the Nov. 8 election, the state's first African-American female assembly speaker ...

Charter Schools in New Jersey -- We Want a Vote!

Chris Rodda | Posted 08.28.2011 | Education
Chris Rodda

Currently, New Jersey residents and local school boards have absolutely no say in whether or not a charter school can be established in their towns. The result is that the majority of students go without in order to pay for the pseudo-private education of a few.

Medical Marijuana Bill Passes In New Jersey

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

TRENTON, N.J. (Associated Press) -- The New Jersey Assembly has approved a bill allowing chronically ill patients access to medical marijuana. The c...

Former VP Al Gore To Stump For NJ Gov. Jon Corzine in Atlantic City Next Week

Joe Territo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joe Territo

Former Vice President Al Gore is scheduled to deliver the keynote address to the New Jersey Democratic State Conference in Atlantic City next Friday,...