New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is in the middle of three day trip to Great Britain where he’s officially discussing trade. But what impact is all of the governor’s travel having back home?
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s appointment of a corporate turnaround expert as an emergency manager for the troubled city is just the latest in a long series of steps he has taken to try to fix Atlantic City.
Rich covered Mitt Romney’s decision not to run for President next year, Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord’s resignation, and Seattle Seahawk Richard Sherman’s Super Bowl Sunday dilemma.
And if things play out as he expects they will, Steve Sweeney says he is ready to fight the governor’s plan in court.
Rich explained his opposition to President Obama being interviewed on YouTube, the latest in the takeover of Atlantic City, and McDonald’s continued financial struggles. He also talked with foreign policy analyst Paul Bonicelli about the death of the King of Saudi Arabia.
Rich covered the latest in the controversy surrounding allegations that the New England Patriots deflated the footballs in their win on Sunday night, the video released of a police shooting in Bridgeton, and New Jersey’s takeover of Atlantic City. He also talked to Dr. Mazz about the most dangerous sex positions, and Dr. Donna Tonrey from La Salle University about spouses keeping secret bank accounts.
By executive order, Christie appointed Kevin Lavin as the city’s emergency manager and Kevyn Orr as special counsel to the emergency manager.
“It’s a traffic nightmare that never ends for Governor Christie,” says Maurice Carroll, of the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute.
Gov. Chris Christie’s approval rating is still lagging.
Rich discussed the criticism received by the film ‘American Sniper,’ and why showering everyday is bad for your skin. He talked to Dr. Paul Boxer from Rutgers University about the challenges to local curfews, Jerry Price from Princeton University about running up the score in a basketball game, and Army Sniper Nicholas Irving about his book, The Reaper.
In Camden, a city that ranks among the most impoverished in the country, not everyone agrees with the governor.
Today on the show Chris discusses Governor Christie’s State of the State address, Marco Rubio’s appearance on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and how a Central Buck High School West guidance counselor was fired for a threat on Facebook. Chris also talks to Editor of Philadelphia Magazine Tom McGrath about Charlie Hebdo.
Christie on Wednesday is slated to attend Republican Gov. Nikki Haley’s swearing-in ceremony and inaugural gala as she begins her second term.
Rich covered the reinstatement of fraternities at the University of Virginia, Chris Christie’s State of the State Address in New Jersey, and another potential Mitt Romney run for President. He talked to Jim Steyer from Common Sense Media about the Student Privacy Protection Act and Christine Flowers about the relaxing of sanctions by the NCAA against Penn State.
Christie’s speech heralded what the governor says were bipartisan accomplishments on taxes, education, and judicial reform.