Gov. Chris Christie is set to sign legislation aimed at overhauling New Jersey’s bail system.
The bill passed both houses of the state legislature with super-majorities, so Doug O’Malley of Environment New Jersey says clean water advocates are hopeful about an override.
New Jersey governor Chris Christie pleaded with legislators in a special session to pass a bail reform package immediately.
The changes would make it easier to release those charged with nonviolent crimes on affordable bail, while prohibiting bail for the worst offenders who could afford to get out.
Chris reviews the Democrats plan to feature Michelle Obama in campaign ads, protests against New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s stance on medical marijuana, and the money brought in by Philadelphia’s historic park sites. He talks to Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup at 7:00 and Phillies Manager Ryne Sandberg at 8:20.
Chris discussed Actor Jason Biggs apology on the View for comments he made on Twitter after the Malaysian Airlines tragedy last week, Former NFL Coach Tony Dungy saying he would not have drafted Michael Sam and the future of Philadelphia’s beer gardens. He took calls on whether President Obama should’ve changed his schedule after the plane crash and Israel’s invasion into Gaza.
Gov. Chris Christie has not yet said how he plans to cut the costs of pensions for public workers.
For Assemblyman Paul Moriarty, putting video cameras in new police cars became personal two years ago.
New Jersey lawmakers are moving slower than they planned as they investigate the politically engineered traffic jams near the George Washington Bridge last year.
One of Gov. Chris Christie’s top aides is scheduled to answer questions this week from lawmakers.
Gov. Chris Christie said Saturday that Obama has not spoken firmly and forcefully on Israel’s behalf.
Dozens more homeowners will be receiving grants to raise their homes above flood level in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.
Chris discussed the popularity of soccer in the US after the loss of the men’s World Cup team, Governor Tom Corbett’s handling of the budget standoff and he took calls on New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s refusal to answer questions about the Supreme Court ruling in the Hobby Lobby case. He talked to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine at 8:00 and former Pennsylvania Senator Rick Santorum at 8:20.
Gov. Chris Christie was joined by Democratic leaders in the legislature and more than five dozen mayors from across the state as he signed the extension into law.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie this week expanded a pilot program to allow every state police officer to carry the nasal spray version of Narcan, a drug that can literally save the life of someone overdosing on narcotics.