Christie Administration

(A toppled tree rests on the roof of a home in Gibbstown, NJ.  Photo by David Madden)

Pressure Builds On Christie To Declare Disaster In Wake Of Tuesday’s Storms

The Christie Administration is pondering a possible disaster declaration in the wake of Tuesday’s storm in sections of South Jersey.

06/26/2015

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

Local Political Expert Weighs In On New Jersey’s Pension Funding Crisis

New Jersey’s highest court handed the state’s growing pension funding problem to politicians to solve. The question now is…how quickly will they take on the issue?

06/10/2015

(File photo.  Credit: Joe Raedle/ Getty Images)

N.J. Supreme Court Lets Christie Off Hook For $1.5B Pension Funding Bill Coming Due

New Jersey’s highest court today gave the Christie administration plenty of breathing room in the battle over full funding of the state’s pension system.

06/09/2015

(File photo:  Credit: Steve Butler)

Christie Administration Sues To Halt Ocean-Blasting Research

Gov. Chris Christie’s administration is seeking federal court action to halt research that involves blasting the ocean floor off New Jersey with sound waves.

06/05/2015

(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

(Image by Ed Fischer)

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

(File photo by Joe Raedle/ Getty Images)

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

( Image from State of NJ TV)

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

(credit: NJ Dept. of Education)

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

(credit:  Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

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

(Credit: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

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

(Credit: Thinkstock)

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

more