Katie Sobko, North Jersey News

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Past articles by Katie:

Brewery bill in jeopardy, but liquor license laws deserve 'comprehensive' reform: Murphy

The state’s Division of Alcoholic Beverage Control already announced that they won't be enforcing restrictions through the end of the year. → Read More

StayNJ property tax cuts survive in apparent NJ budget deal

There's an apparent deal for a state budget in Trenton that would include much of the StayNJ property tax rebate program. → Read More

Chris Christie on CNN calls Donald Trump indictment 'evidence-filled' and 'devastating'

Chris Christie told CNN it “looks like these prosecutors and their partners at the FBI thoroughly investigated” Donald Trump ahead of indictment. → Read More

How backlogs in NJ courts — fueled by judicial vacancies — are delaying civil cases

Backlogs in New Jersey's court system have been fueled by catching up after the pandemic and by a historic shortage of judges. → Read More

How the Bergen County Bar Association is addressing NJ's judicial vacancy crisis

The Bergen County Bar Association is hosting a "Journey to the Judiciary" event to recruit new judges as state courts reel from a vacancy crisis. → Read More

Halsey, Demi Lovato coming to music and tech event North to Shore Jersey Festival

North to Shore Jersey Festival will take place in Atlantic City from June 7 to 11, in Asbury Park from June 14 to 18 and in Newark from June 21 to 25. → Read More

NJ state budget: This is why Democrats 'do not want drama'

Trenton Democrats are likely to amend Gov. Phil Murphy's proposed 2024 fiscal year budget, but they won't eviscerate it. Here's why. → Read More

Shooting deaths of two NJ politicians reignite debate over whether new gun law works

Gun advocates say recent shootings show that the state can't legislate criminal behavior. But gun safety groups say new laws help reduce crime. → Read More

Project Veritas CEO and founder ousted by board

The conservative activist group Project Veritas, infamous for its undercover tactics, cut ties with its CEO and founder James O'Keefe. → Read More

Project Veritas CEO and founder ousted by board

The conservative activist group Project Veritas, infamous for its undercover tactics, cut ties with its CEO and founder James O'Keefe. → Read More

Phil Murphy says NJ will target 100% clean energy 15 years ahead of schedule

The aggressive new goal for 100% clean energy in New Jersey was among six actions Gov. Phil Murphy took on Wednesday. → Read More

Longtime NJ senator who was a Trump delegate switches to the Democratic Party

Gov. Phil Murphy welcomed the longtime Republican to the Democratic Party on Monday. → Read More

Pretrial programs in NJ could expand under plan with lawmakers, former Gov. Jim McGreevey

In an effort to fill holes in the state's criminal justice programs, Jim McGreevey and lawmakers are pushing for more pretrial services. → Read More

NJ nearly doubles SNAP benefits for struggling families as federal pandemic aid winds down

The governor said New Jersey is taking a step "that no one else in America is taking" by raising SNAP rates for families. → Read More

NJ pauses marital and other court cases in six counties amid judge shortage

The order is the latest act to deal with record levels of judicial vacancies as Gov. Phil Murphy and lawmakers have made slow progress filling them. → Read More

Were you overpaid in NJ unemployment benefits? Here's what to do

About 17% of NJ residents who filed for unemployment in 2022 were paid too much, the Labor Department said. → Read More

Judge blocks enforcement at some of NJ's 'sensitive places' restricting guns. Here's where

In another setback for the Murphy administration, a federal judge said New Jersey could not enforce banning guns in some "sensitive places." → Read More

Murphy expects a 'shallow, fairly short-lived' recession. What the signs say in NJ

The usual indicators may not be adequate to forecast the next recession. But Phil Murphy said he expects a "shallow" but "meaningful" downturn to come → Read More

Shooting in Newark claims life of 38-year-old Belleville man, authorities say

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office tips line at 1-877-TIPS-4EC. → Read More

Glen Ridge teen killed in one-car crash in Bloomfield, authorities say

The crash in Bloomfield happened around 11:30 p.m. on Sunday night. A 16-year-old from Glen Ridge was killed. → Read More