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Politics

Conversation and news about local officials, government and campaigns.
Morris County to Observe Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks

Morris County to Observe Anniversary of 9/11 Attacks

Sunday, Sept. 7 to mark 13th memorial event in Parsippany.
Watch Morristown Council Debate Over Liquor License Renewals

Watch Morristown Council Debate Over Liquor License Renewals

Sona Thirteen, Dark Horse given permission to continue selling alcohol until June 2015, with conditions.
$34M Bid Awarded For Greystone Hospital Demolition, Restoration

$34M Bid Awarded For Greystone Hospital Demolition, Restoration

Efforts to preserve Morris County landmark go by the wayside.
Watch Governor Chris Christie Get Doused in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Watch Governor Chris Christie Get Doused in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Garden State's leader nominates U.S. Senator, television host and Facebook CEO to take the next challenge.
Morris Freeholders Appealing Sheriff, Union Rulings on Labor Costs

Morris Freeholders Appealing Sheriff, Union Rulings on Labor Costs

County Correctional Facility officers received raises when others didn't, and Sheriff is negotiating contracts per court orders.
$334K in Grants Awarded to Morris Plains, Twp. for Road Improvements

$334K in Grants Awarded to Morris Plains, Twp. for Road Improvements

30 Morris County municipalities receive more than $5 million for road projects.
Should New Jersey Legalize Pot?

Should New Jersey Legalize Pot?

With the economic benefits of legalized marijuana working for Colorado, is your state the next in line?
$317M County Budget Has No Increase for 2014

$317M County Budget Has No Increase for 2014

Morris County Freeholders will introduce flat spending plan at Wednesday meeting in Morristown.
Honeywell Trial Changes Resident's Outlook on Twp. Decision

Honeywell Trial Changes Resident's Outlook on Twp. Decision

Morris Twp. resident who attended trial says the community should have been involved from the start.
3 Former Twp., School Administrators Receiving $100K Yearly Pensions

3 Former Twp., School Administrators Receiving $100K Yearly Pensions

Former Principals and town employees from Morris Twp., Morris School District on Watchdog list of '$100K Club.'
Court Decision on Townhouses at Honeywell Campus Could Come This Week

Court Decision on Townhouses at Honeywell Campus Could Come This Week

Superior court judge to hear arguments Tuesday and Wednesday.
Communication on Ginty Pool Repairs Lacking from Officials, Resident Says

Communication on Ginty Pool Repairs Lacking from Officials, Resident Says

Mayor's meeting recap a step in the right direction, but still not detailed enough.
Morris Marine Hurt in Afghanistan Doing 'Great'

Morris Marine Hurt in Afghanistan Doing 'Great'

Sgt. Aaron Alonso, 25, who lost both his legs in an explosion last week could return to the United States soon.
Morris Marine Loses Legs in Afghanistan Explosion

Morris Marine Loses Legs in Afghanistan Explosion

Sgt. Aaron Alonso, 25, was deployed one week after his wife gave birth to their daughter.
What Obama Could Learn From Pete Seeger for SOTU Address

What Obama Could Learn From Pete Seeger for SOTU Address

In Tuesday's State of the Union address, will President Obama channel the spirit of Pete Seeger?

Watch Morris Township Committee Commentary

Video of the comments made by the elected officials of Morris Township as submitted by a resident.
Cyber Insecurity: What You Need to Know

Cyber Insecurity: What You Need to Know

A surge of cyber attacks affecting millions of Americans has many of us wondering what to do.
Guide Dogs Focus of Newly Enacted ‘Dusty’s Law’

Guide Dogs Focus of Newly Enacted ‘Dusty’s Law’

Gov. Christie signs measure that increases penalties for killing, injuring or interfering with a guide dog.
Route 53 Officially Alex DeCroce Memorial Highway

Route 53 Officially Alex DeCroce Memorial Highway

Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce, the late lawmaker's widow, called the renaming 'a great honor.'