The deal that ended this weekend's government shutdown was reached in less than 10 hours after Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield's chief executive met in Trenton with Legislative leaders who had been unable to reach consensus on reforms demanded by Gov. Christie.

Due to this weekend's government shutdown, the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission is giving New Jersey drivers extra time to renew some documents.

The arts in New Jersey a multi-million dollar business, supporting thousands of jobs and yielding $41 million in local and state government revenue.