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(NJ deputy attorney general Jean Reilly argues the Christie administration's case before the NJ Supreme Court.  Image from State of NJ TV)

NJ High Court Hears Christie Administration Argue Against Its Mandated Pension Payments

Deputy attorney general Jean Reilly argued that any payment is subject to legislative appropriations every year and, in the end, whether the state can afford it.

KYW Newsradio 1060–05/06/2015

Chris Christie, in file photo. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/ Getty Images)

NJ Teachers’ Union Bails Out of Gov. Christie’s Pension Study Commission

The New Jersey Education Association announced it will no longer work with Gov. Christie’s Pension and Benefits Study Commission until the administration catches up with fund payments it agreed to four years ago.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/21/2015

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N.J. Court Reclaims Low-Income Housing $$$ From Christie Administration Redirection

A three-judge state appeals court panel in New Jersey has freed up some $200 million that towns had set aside for affordable housing — money that the Christie administration had been trying to use for other purposes over the past few years.

KYW Newsradio 1060–04/09/2015

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N.J.’s High Court Tells Municipalities To Get Going On Low-Income Housing

State courts will now step in to oversee the task which, according to the NJ Supreme Court, the Christie administration couldn’t do.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/10/2015

(The New Jersey state capitol, in Trenton.  File photo by KYW Newsradio)

Unions Suing Christie Administration To Force Required Pension Fund Payment

“He’s short again on the law he signed, so we are taking him to court for the third time, with plenty of notice,” says Wendell Steinhauer, president of the New Jersey Education Association.

KYW Newsradio 1060–03/03/2015

(Gov. Christie shakes hands in Camden, NJ.  File photo by David Madden)

Gov. Christie Visits Camden, Touting Improvements and Initiatives

The governor noted that crime is down a lot since the new Camden County Police Metro Division took over patrols, and there are two major economic development projects in the works.

09/24/2014

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Gov. Christie Appoints Jamie Fox To Head NJ Dept. of Transportation

Fox, a Democrat, served as transportation commissioner, and later as chief of staff, to former governor Jim McGreevey.

09/18/2014

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NJ Education Commissioner Chris Cerf Moving To Private Sector

Cerf came in early in Gov. Chris Christie’s first term, after Bret Schundler was abruptly fired by the governor over policy disagreements.

02/11/2014

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Local Political Analyst: No End In Site For ‘Bridgegate’ Scandal

A political science professor at Rider University says the back and forth between the Christie Administration and a former Port Authority staffer is just heating up.

02/01/2014

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New Jersey Supreme Court To Hear Same-Sex Marriage Case

New Jersey’s Supreme Court will have the final say on whether same-sex marriage will become legal.

10/11/2013

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NJ Judge Refuses To Delay Start Of Same-Sex Marriage

The Christie Administration’s bid to delay a court order mandating gay marriage in New Jersey has been turned down by the judge who issued that order.

10/10/2013

(Advocates for Spanish speakers in New Jersey said the state's Spanish web site for Sandy recovery information was incomplete.  Image from renewjerseystronger. org)

Spanish Version of NJ Sandy-Recovery Web Site Draws Fire

A complaint has been filed with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, contending that the Christie administration is making it more difficult for Hispanics to recover from Hurricane Sandy.

10/08/2013

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Court Puts Kibosh on Christie Adminstration Reuse of Low-Income Housing Funds

The ruling freezes some $140 million set aside for housing projects.

05/14/2013

Lottery

Call For Federal Investigation Into New Jersey Lottery Privatization

There’s a call for the feds to look into a plan to hand operation of the New Jersey Lottery over to a private company.

04/20/2013

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Plans Announced To Award Lottery Contract To Private Company In New Jersey

The Christie Administration announced plans to award New Jersey’s lottery contract to a private company Friday.

04/13/2013

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