Trump boat parade comes to Philly and cruises down the Delaware River

Several hundred boats formed a flotilla on the waterway between Philadelphia and New Jersey, one of many such parades that have popped up across the country in recent months.

N.J. law replaces expiring federal health tax with state levy

New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy has signed legislation that will impose a tax on state health insurance plans after a federal levy expires and use those funds to reduce costs for residents

N.J. law replaces expiring federal health tax with state levy

New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy has signed legislation that will impose a tax on state health insurance plans after a federal levy expires and use those funds to reduce costs for residents

Trump transition panel agrees to fine over N.J. registration

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal says he reached a deal with President Donald Trump’s transition committee stemming from a lawsuit alleging the organization failed to properly register in the state

Trump transition panel agrees to fine over N.J. registration

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal says he reached a deal with President Donald Trump’s transition committee stemming from a lawsuit alleging the organization failed to properly register in the state

Burlington County plans to drop freeholder title; pending legislation would make it mandatory

“Continuing our work to end systemic racism must be everyone’s objective and eliminating an antiquated title from an era when slavery and racism (were) tolerated is one step we can take right away,” Director Felicia Hopson said in a statement.

Burlington County plans to drop freeholder title; pending legislation would make it mandatory

“Continuing our work to end systemic racism must be everyone’s objective and eliminating an antiquated title from an era when slavery and racism (were) tolerated is one step we can take right away,” Director Felicia Hopson said in a statement.
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Public resistance and high costs are canceling pipelines across the country

Aggrieved property owners and climate activists have joined forces to rally political and legal opposition to energy infrastructure projects as never before.

Gov. Phil Murphy leads New Jersey push to drop ‘freeholder’ title, rooted in slavery, from local governments

New Jersey is the only state that still uses the odd, centuries-old title — chosen freeholder — for its elected county government officials. Previous attempts to change it fell short. Most states use commissioner.

Firms that won tax breaks by threatening to leave N.J. were often bluffing, task force concludes

A New Jersey task force investigating the state’s multi-billion-dollar tax incentive program issued its final report on Thursday, finding that companies won tax breaks to keep jobs in New Jersey, even when those jobs were not actually at risk of leaving the state.

Amy Kennedy won a battle against George Norcross and the South Jersey machine. But the war isn’t over.

New Jersey politicos are wondering whether Amy Kennedy’s win in the 2nd Congressional District was an aberration or a sign of things to come for South Jersey's powerful Democratic machine.

Amy Kennedy beat a political machine, but her secret was her own family, not her husband’s

Kennedy’s local family connections in New Jersey were an overlooked ingredient in her upset victory in a Democratic congressional primary election.

Marty Small declares victory in Atlantic City mayoral race

Atlantic City’s incumbent mayor declared victory Wednesday in a Democratic primary election conducted almost totally by mail amid the coronavirus pandemic, even before all the votes were counted

A former construction executive will face freshman Democratic Rep. Andy Kim in South Jersey

David Richter emerged as the presumptive winner of a closely watched Republican primary in a South Jersey congressional district and will face freshman Democratic Rep. Andy Kim.

A Kennedy toppled a South Jersey political machine and will now take on party-switching Jeff Van Drew

Amy Kennedy, a South Jersey school teacher who married into a storied American political family, defeated a candidate backed by power broker George E. Norcross III.

Amy Kennedy is the upset winner in a South Jersey congressional district

Amy Kennedy will face first-term Rep. Jeff Van Drew, the longtime Democrat who drew national attention when he broke with his party over the impeachment of President Donald Trump and became a Republican.

The New Jersey primary is today. Here’s what you need to know.

Like other states that expanded the use of mail ballots amid the coronavirus pandemic, most of the voting has likely already happened.

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Congress acts to protect the Philly region’s defense plants, giving Lockheed Martin and Boeing a boost

The new defense authorization bill includes $136 million for five more Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopter upgrades at the company’s Ridley Park factory, which employs 4,600, making it the Philadelphia area’s largest industrial employer.

A Kennedy, a machine-backed professor, and an insurgent progressive are vying to take on Jeff Van Drew in New Jersey

Jeff Van Drew is a plum target for the victor of a coming Democratic primary: a longtime conservative former Democrat who voted against impeachment, switched parties, and embraced Trump.

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