The National Republican Congressional Committee on Monday walked back a negative comment its chairman made about South Jersey GOP candidates vying for outgoing U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo’s 2nd District seat.
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NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says "big" and "exciting" changes are underway in his state as his new Democratic administration marks 100 days in office.
ATLANTIC CITY — Mayor Frank M. Gilliam Jr.’s first 100 days in office have been unlike any other in the city’s history.
Several health care bills garnered final approval in Trenton last week and will head to Gov. Phil Murphy, who will decide whether or not to sign them into law.
PLEASANTVILLE — Democratic congressional candidate Tanzie Youngblood opened a campaign office Saturday on Washington Avenue here with less than two months to go before primary day on June 5.
New Jersey residents are split on whether marijuana should be made legal for recreational use across the state, according to a Stockton University poll.
State Sen. Chris Brown sent a letter to Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday asking state government to provide Atlantic County with 13.5 percent of the payments in lieu of property taxes that Atlantic City casinos pay the resort every year.
President Donald Trump remains very unpopular in New Jersey, with residents firmly against his policies on guns and immigration, according to a Stockton University poll released Tuesday.
State Sen. and Democratic congressional candidate Jeff Van Drew swept all eight county conventions this year in his bid to win the U.S. House of Representatives seat that Frank LoBiondo will vacate in 2019.
Linwood resident and former gubernatorial candidate Hirsh Singh has the support of Atlantic County Republicans in his bid to succeed U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo in the House of Representatives.
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Local Republicans selected and endorsed two candidates who will run for the Township Committee seats that will open at the end of the year.
BRIGANTINE — Mayor Philip J. Guenther, who has been in office for 26 years, said Wednesday he will not run again.
ATLANTIC CITY — The city’s Democratic Committee filed a criminal complaint in municipal court Monday against Mayor Frank Gilliam and his former campaign manager, Richard Winstead.
SOMERS POINT — Jeff Van Drew officially has support from the Atlantic County Democrats after winning the nomination for Congress by a landslide Sunday at the county convention.
VINELAND — Former Cumberland County Freeholder and Assemblyman Sam Fiocchi announced Tuesday he will run for the 2nd District congressional seat.
New Jersey legislators are slated to hammer out details on bills that focus on out-of-network medical charges, opioid medications and the manufacturing of controlled dangerous substances.
Local Republicans are struggling to recruit big-name candidates to run for the congressional seat that will be vacated by U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo in 2019.
ESTELL MANOR — Mayor Joe Venezia will be sworn in at the city’s reorganization meeting Wednesday night.
State Sen. Jeff Van Drew officially opened his campaign office for the 2018 Congressional race in Vineland. Along with staff and campaign volunteers, Van Drew was joined by Rep. Ben Ray Luján, of New Mexico's 3rd district. Luján is also the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign C…
ATLANTIC CITY — The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority met Tuesday to discuss their $12 million contract with the Miss America Organization.
Caren L. Fitzpatrick, a newly elected Atlantic County freeholder, said the Women’s March Saturday in Ocean City reinforced that women can do anything they choose to do.
New Atlantic County Freeholder Ashley Bennett was one of dozens of influential women who made the cover of the most recent edition of TIME Magazine.
GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP — Former Gov. Chris Christie’s veto of a bill establishing a Garden State Growth Zone around the Atlantic City International Airport loomed large over the annual State of the County luncheon Tuesday at the Carriage House.
In a bitter defeat of efforts to create an aviation industry in Atlantic County, Gov. Chris Christie pocket-vetoed a bill designating an economic growth zone around Atlantic City International Airport.
A former FBI agent and current Brigantine resident announced Sunday he would seek the Republican nomination for the 2nd District congressional seat held by U.S. Rep. Frank LoBiondo, who said he will not seek re-election this year.