Sen. Menendez should resign, top New Jersey Democrats say after newest indictment
Sen. Bob Menendez won reelection in 2018 after a jury deadlocked on earlier corruption charges. He might not be so lucky again.
Menendez steps down temporarily as U.S. Senate committee chairman amid federal charges
Federal prosecutors indicted Sen. Bob Menendez on Friday with conspiracy to commit bribery, conspiracy to commit honest services fraud, and conspiracy to commit extortion.
Menendez indictment details attempts to influence federal prosecution of senator’s friend
Federal prosecutors say Sen. Bob Menendez sought to install a U.S. attorney who would help one of his supporters beat criminal charges.
Feds accuse Sen. Menendez of taking gold, car and cash for favors
Sen. Bob Menendez was charged with conspiracy to commit bribery, conspiracy to commit honest services fraud, and conspiracy to commit extortion.
New census data details New Jersey’s growing diversity
The U.S. Census Bureau released its most detailed race and ethnic data ever this week, shedding light on New Jersey's growing diversity.
Biden administration to create new gun violence prevention office
There have been 506 mass shootings this year alone, according to Gun Violence Archive, an organization that tracks gun violence in the U.S.
Judge declines to limit Daniel’s Law for reporters
Judge Joseph Rea declined to find the law shielding judges' and law enforcement officials' addresses violated free speech protections.
‘If we don’t get the aid, we will lose the war’: Zelenskyy asks Congress to help Ukraine
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Thursday traveled to Capitol Hill to meet with lawmakers to reiterate the need for continued aid to support his country’s fight against the Russian invasion.
Forest fire service gets funding boost after New Jersey’s worst wildfire season in decade
Firefighters battled more than 1,000 forest fires this year, with 14 blazes considered major. That's the worst wildfire season in a decade.
Shutdown inches closer as U.S. House GOP fails to pass defense bill, lawmakers exit D.C.
The bill's failure came less than a day after House GOP lawmakers gathered in a room in the Capitol basement to broker a path forward.
Mixed reception for N.J. plan to phase in ban on sales of new gas-powered cars
The Murphy administration wants to phase in a ban on selling new gas-powered cars, a plan praised by environmentalists but panned by business leaders.
Biden administration offers temporary protection to Venezuelan migrants
The move comes after multiple requests from cities like New York City that have struggled to house asylum seekers.