Newark Mayor Cory Booker dabbed sweat beading his forehead, standing outside a home in New Jersey’s biggest city this week as he called for action to ease foreclosures. Then the three other Democratic contenders in a shortened U.S. Senate primary each got a chance to speak.
Governor Chris Christie angered Democrats and black leaders who say he unnecessarily injected race into his comments about fixing public schools during his first town-hall meeting in Paterson, New Jersey.
Apple Inc.’s stunning new Campus 2 in Cupertino, California, will be one of Steve Jobs’ lasting legacies when completed in 2015. For better or worse, he was thinking differently to the end, striving for geographic self- sufficiency even as many other high-technology enterprises across the country were starting to return to city life. Will this approach, and the complex that embodies it, renew Apple’s culture of excellence or retard it?
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a Republican seeking a second term in November, called for a special election in October to fill the U.S. Senate seat vacated by yesterday’s death of Frank Lautenberg.
Democrats in New Jersey’s state Assembly plan an attempt to override Governor Chris Christie ’s veto of a measure extending an income-tax surcharge on incomes of more than $1 million, Speaker Sheila Oliver said.
U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg , a New Jersey Democrat, said he contacted a “major New York City-based finance firm” for help in funding the commuter-rail tunnel project canceled last week by Governor Chris Christie .