Democrats in Trenton are lining up in an attempt to stop Governor Christie’s plans to move mental health and addiction services into the State Department of Health. Opponents say the strategy would double the health department’s $1.6 billion budget. Some democratic lawmakers may move to block the plan Monday. ##
Former New Jersey Assembly speaker Shelia Oliver is democrat Phil Murphy’s selection as a running mate this fall. Oliver has been tabbed by Murphy to run for the seat of Lt. Governor in the November election. Republican nominee Kim Guadagno has not yet made her selection. ##
Senate President Steve Sweeney says the governor of New Jersey should still be the governor when he or she travels out of state. Sweeney will be the acting governor for two days this week since both Governor Christie and Lt. Gov. Guadagno will be atte...
The United States Coast Guard rescued two people from a sinking boat in shark-filled waters near Sandy Hook on Friday. A civilian rescued the two people from a raft while Coast Guard Station Sandy Hook brought the individuals back to shore in a boat.