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Higher Penalties For Texting While Driving In NJ Begin Today

Fines for texting or talking on your cell phone while driving in the Garden State have increased significantly.

07/01/2014

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Governor Christie: Plenty Of Cash For Corbett

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, chairman of the Republican Governors Association, says poll-challenged colleague, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett, can win in November.

06/07/2014

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New Jersey Governor Chris Christie To Sign Bill Opening Adoption Records

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie plans to sign a bill that would allow access to birth records for people adopted in the state.

05/27/2014

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Local Expert: Governor Christie’s Pension Cuts Could Prove Costly

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s decision to reduce payments into the state’s pension fund to bridge an $800M immediate revenue shortfall could have serious repercussions far away from Trenton.

05/26/2014

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NJ Property Tax Credits On Hold While Christie, Administration Work To Balance Budget

New Jersey’s property tax credits are on hold while Gov. Chris Christie and his administration work to balance the budget.

05/22/2014

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NJ Dems Want Long-Term Fix For Christie’s Tax Revenue Shortfall

Should Christie, as expected, trim spending as he’s done in past years, there’s little State Senate President Steve Sweeney can do to stop it.

05/18/2014

DOVER BEACHES NORTH, NJ - OCTOBER 29:  A machine works on a demolition of a house one year after being partially destroyed by Superstorm Sandy, October 29, 2013 in Dover Beach North, New Jersey. Hurricane Sandy made landfall last year on October 29th near Brigantine, New Jersey and affected 24 states from Florida to Maine and cost the country an estimated $65 billion.(Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Hold Hearing On Governor Christie Monitoring Of Superstorm Sandy Rebuilding Projects

A New Jersey legislative committee is using a hearing to chide Gov. Chris Christie for not producing quarterly reports on monitoring of Superstorm Sandy rebuilding projects.

05/12/2014

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Dem: NJ Budget Adjustments Could Total $800M

The head of the Senate Budget Committee says New Jersey is facing significant late-year budget cuts because Gov. Chris Christie’s administration overestimated how much tax revenue the state would receive.

04/29/2014

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Gov. Christie Says He’ll Keep His Boardwalk Fights “To A Minimum”

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who once got into it with a heckler while eating an ice cream cone with his family here, promises he’ll be on his best behavior this summer.

04/28/2014

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Tensions Rise Between Christie, DRBA Reps

The Delaware River and Bay Authority wanted to give workers their first pay hikes in several years. NJ Governor Chris Christie vetoed that idea.

04/23/2014

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NJ Panel Orders Testimony On Traffic Jams

Lawmakers announced Tuesday that they had issued subpoenas to former Christie aide Christina Genovese Renna, current press secretary Michael Drewniak, Port Authority Commissioner William Schuber and executive director Patrick Foye.

04/22/2014

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Push In NJ To Tax Electronic Cigarettes Not Met With Open Arms

There’s a good deal of attention in New Jersey centered on a plan to tax electronic cigarettes in the same fashion as other tobacco products.

04/18/2014

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Gov. Christie: Scrap Realty Transfer Fees

Christie told a town hall crowd in Somerset Tuesday the fee the state assesses to homeowners after they sell a house is “awful” and should be scrapped.

04/15/2014

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Christie Lawyers Release Interview List To Legislative Panel

The New Jersey legislative committee investigating a traffic jam scandal orchestrated by former aides to Gov. Chris Christie has received the list of the 70 people that lawyers for the governor’s office interviewed to review the incident.

04/11/2014

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Lawyer For Former Christie Aide Bridget Kelly Criticizes Bridge Scandal Report

Ex-aide Bridget Kelly’s lawyer Michael Critchley casts doubt on the credibility of a report commissioned by Christie that exonerates him and blames her.

03/28/2014

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