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Fatima Bell wants to make Paterson City Council more accountable to citizens

Fatima Bell said she was shocked at what she saw while attending Paterson City Council meetings.


Nuclear subsidy approved, could cost NJ ratepayers billions

After months of wrangling, lawmakers approved bills to address climate change and trends roiling the energy sector. Customers are expected to pay.        

Tim Eustace to become deputy director of North Jersey District Water Supply Commission

Tim Eustace will be taking a job with the North Jersey District Water Supply Commission as the deputy director.


Gov. Phil Murphy signs 'passing the trash' teacher law requiring employment checks

The law is meant to prevent school employees accused of sexual misconduct or child abuse from moving from job to job.


Citing 'lack of responsiveness', top Democrat blocks Gov. Phil Murphy's nominees

A Democratic feud escalated Wednesday with the blockage of the new governor's education nominees


Senate budget appropriation committee: Video

State Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio speaks during the Senate Budget Appropriation Committee Meeting on Tuesday April 10, 2018.


Gov. Phil Murphy is graded well early on, but his plans for NJ remain...

Phil Murphy has high job approval after two months in office, but that doesn't mean the public is paying attention


Mark Zuckerberg promises Cory Booker to protect Black Lives Matter from improper surveillance

Mark Zuckerberg said that Facebook would "push back on" police efforts to use the platform's data to undermine groups such as Black Lives Matter.


Taxes on Uber, Airbnb and vaping? Phil Murphy says start paying. Here’s why

Gov. Phil Murphy faces stagnating revenues without a sales tax reflecting modern life. But in hiking taxes, he also risks a backlash.


Mohammed Akhtaruzzaman seeks to return to Paterson Council

Mohammed Akhtaruzzaman said he has a 'burning desire' to return to Paterson City Council. This is first in a series of candidate stories.