I'm the Statehouse bureau chief for New Jersey 101.5, covering the governor, Legislature and state politics, and had previously covered the Statehouse for Gannett newspapers for more than 15 years. I'm a lifelong New Jerseyan -- raised in Bergen, living in Hunterdon, Rutgers graduate. I'm co-author of the 2012 biography 'Chris Christie: The Inside Story of His Rise to Power.' I am not the Iron Chef with a similar name though sometimes get tweets meant for him, especially around Thanksgiving. Believe me, you don't want my cooking tips.
Who drives electric cars? The places in NJ with the most EVs
And all counties in New Jersey, ranked by their share of electric vehicles - which now account for more than 1 of every 100 cars in the state.
Marijuana bars: NJ proposes rules for public consumption areas
In addition to opportunities for businesses, the consumption areas provide an outlet for people such as renters who might not be able to use cannabis at home.
Audit Finds Brigantine, NJ, Overpaying for Health Benefits, Sick Leave
An insurance broker didn't correctly calculate the savings from joining the state's health plan. The comptroller says there's a built-in conflict.
NJ Court Affirms: You Don’t Have to be Driving to be Busted for DWI
A state appeals court has affirmed, yet again, that somebody doesn’t have to be driving to be convicted of driving while intoxicated.
NJ Bear Hunt Won’t Start Monday, Judge Blocks it For Lawsuit
The bear hunt, scheduled two weeks ago, was set to start on December 5. Opponents say it is a misuse of the state's emergency rulemaking powers.
NJ Sex Offender’s Defense: I Can’t Be Guilty Because I’m Gay
A state appeals court has denied a bid to overturn a guilty plea from someone who says he couldn't have done the crime because of his sexuality.
Lawmakers Eye Plan For Simple Threat That Kills 600 a Year in NJ
Falls are the top cause of death from unintentional injury among those 60 and older and cause 55,000 ER visits and around $2 billion in health care costs.
NJ Spending $25M Preparing for America’s 250th Birthday
An increase in heritage tourism is expected as the nation marks its semiquincentennial and New Jersey played a big part in the Revolutionary War era.
Groups Sue NJ Seeking to Block Next Week’s Bear Hunt
Groups opposed to the recent restoration of New Jersey’s bear hunt that kicks off on Monday have sued in a last-minute attempt to cancel it.
NJ Investigating Cop Trainers After Appearance By FOX News Pundit
A New Jersey company says it's being targeted based on politics, after an Atlantic City conference featuring Tomi Lahren of Fox News.