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Hearings Press State To Legalize Gay Marriage

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. — Lawyers for gay couples and New Jersey's government laid out their cases to a judge Thursday on whether she should order the sta...

'Crime Of All Kinds Has Increased': Austerity Stories From New Jersey

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

Amid all the job losses that have taken place in recent years, the public sector has been one of the hardest hit areas. Between 2009 and 2012, state a...

Public Art and Argument

Agnes Gund | Posted 10.09.2012 | Arts
Agnes Gund

For art and artists, for community and country, for the affirmation of "public" in "public art," we can't have a better model of decision-making and decision-taking than the latest drama in Indianapolis.

Man Admits To Brokering Illegal Sale Of Organs, Awaits Sentencing

AP | SAMANTHA HENRY | Posted 09.10.2012 | Crime

TRENTON, N.J. — A New York City man was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison Wednesday in what experts said was the first federal conviction for p...

Why We Can't Afford Our Nation's Public Education Debt

Nicole Brittingham Furlonge | Posted 06.27.2012 | Education
Nicole Brittingham Furlonge

It is clear: Politicians are playing politics with education. And it's a game we cannot afford to lose.

Trenton's Police Officers Can Now Use As Much Toilet Paper As They Want

Reuters | Posted 05.14.2012 | Business

March 14 (Reuters) - The great toilet paper crisis in New Jersey's capital city is over. Police, firefighters and other Trenton city w...

Toilet Paper Crisis Unfurls In N.J.

AP | Posted 05.13.2012 | Weird News

TRENTON, N.J. — Officials in New Jersey's capital say they've resolved a fight over toilet paper. Trenton's The Times newspaper () reports Mayo...

Belva Plain Dies: Acclaimed Novelist Dead At 95

AP | BRUCE SHIPKOWSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

TRENTON, N.J. — Belva Plain wrote more than 20 best-selling novels over several decades, an achievement she began working toward only after her ...

I Am Fed Up!

Russell Simmons | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Russell Simmons

I was inspired to fund the Peacekeepers -- an initiative that seeks to deter crime in unstable neighborhoods -- after the wave of youth violence that has engulfed our nation. I, like so many community members, am fed up.

Teen Sold 7-Year-Old Sister For Sex At Party

AP | BETH DeFALCO and AARON MORRISON | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

TRENTON, N.J. — It started with a party invitation to a 15-year-old girl from some men she knew. She took her 7-year-old stepsister to an apartm...

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie plans to sign executive orders

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TRENTON -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie planned get to work straight away on his first full day in office by signing nearly a dozen executive or...

N.J. establishes driver surcharge amnesty program

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

David Gard/Times of TrentonState workers heading home walk past the Statehouse.TRENTON -- Drivers who owe New Jersey millions in surcharges may so...

Gov.-elect Chris Christie picks Bret Schundler as N.J. education commissioner

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TRENTON -- School-choice proponent Bret Schundler will be Gov.-elect Chris Christie's pick to serve as New Jersey's education commissioner. A pers...

N.J. Senate to vote on illegal immigrant tuition

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Aristide Economopoulos/The Star-LedgerWhile being honored in the New Jersey Senate on June 18, 2009, Martin Broduer talks as Devils fans listen fr...

Corzine considers legislation aimed at helping special needs students in N.J.

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

AP Photo/Mel EvansWith about a month to go until he leaves office, Gov. Jon Corzine is considering legislation that would create a reading disabil...

N.J. State trooper accuses superior officer of sexually assaulting, impregnating her

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TRENTON -- A female New Jersey state trooper has filed a federal civil lawsuit saying she was sexually assaulted and impregnated by a superior off...

N.J. independent candidate Daggett says GOP rival Christie won't win

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Saed Hindash/The Star-LedgerNew Jersey Gov. Jon S. Corzine, left, greets Republican challenger Chris Christie as independent candidate Chris Dagge...

Court reduces sentence for woman who killed baby

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TRENTON -- An appeals court has released a New Jersey woman who threw her two babies down an air shaft because her father -- who had raped her -- ...

N.J., Monmouth County beach clubs agree to expand public access

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Tony Kurdzuk/The Star-LedgerBeachgoers enjoy the sun at Sea Bright beach in this May 2006 photo.TRENTON -- New Jersey has resolved beach access di...

N.J. civil union law cannot be fixed to ensure equality, Sen. Gill says

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Aristide Economopoulos/The Star-LedgerSen. Nia Gill debates on the Senate floor in this 2008 file photo.TRENTON -- New Jersey's civil union law, d...

N.J. Gov. elect-Chris Christie will spend time in Mendham on Christmas

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TRENTON -- New Jersey's governor-elect said Christmas for him came early on Election Day. Chris Christie said becoming governor was the only gift ...

N.J. gets $132M from U.S. government for homeland security projects

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Robert Sciarrino/The Star-LedgerA November 2008 file photo of U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.). Lautenberg said $37.3 million will be spent on ...

Former Tyco board member Frank Walsh settles N.J. lawsuit for $5.6M

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TRENTON -- A former board member at Tyco International has agreed to pay $5.6 million to settle a state lawsuit, officials announced today. Frank ...

Flags will fly half-staff in N.J. Tuesday to honor fallen soldier

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TRENTON -- Flags at all New Jersey state buildings will be flown at half-staff Tuesday in recognition of a fallen soldier with ties to the Garden ...

N.J. launches 'transparency' website that tracks state spending

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TRENTON -- New Jersey taxpayers can now more easily track how the state spends money using a Web site Governor Corzine has launched during his fin...