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Governor Chris Christie

File photo of forest fire in Tabernacle, New Jersey on April 9, 2012. (credit: CBS)

New Jersey Eyes Controlled Burns To Fight Forest Fires

New Jersey is on the verge of approving more controlled burns of underbrush on forest floors.

01/20/2014

(NJ governor Chris Christie delivers his 2014 "State of the State" address to the state legislature in Trenton.  Image from NJ Legislative TV)

NJ Teachers Union Takes Gov. Christie To Task For “College Ready” Statement About Camden Schools

New Jersey’s teachers union is taking Governor Chris Christie to task over claims that high schools in Camden are not properly preparing students for college.

01/15/2014

(NJ governor Chris Christie delivers his 2014 "State of the State" address to the state legislature in Trenton.  Image from NJ Legislative TV)

Gov. Christie Delivers State Of The State Address Amid Bridge Scandal

The governor says he won’t let the scandal distract him from pushing forward with his agenda.

01/14/2014

(NJ governor Chris Christie delivers his 2014 "State of the State" address to the state legislature in Trenton.  Image from NJ Legislative TV)

Dom Giordano Disagrees With Gov. Christie Over His Plan To Extend The School Year

On Talk Radio 1210 WPHT Dom disagreed, arguing that lengthening the school year punishes kids that do well during the current calendar system by taking away their summer vacation.

01/14/2014

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NJ Democrats Intensify Christie Scandal Inquiry

Democrats in New Jersey sharpened their aim at Republican Gov. Chris Christie on Monday, forming special legislative committees to explore the role politics played in traffic jams last fall and announcing that the investigation has grown into an abuse of power probe.

01/13/2014

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New Jersey Democrat Calls George Washington Bridge Lane Closure “A Crime”

Democratic Assemblyman John Wisniewski said using the George Washington Bridge, a public resource, for political payback, a private use, violates federal and state laws.

01/12/2014

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Corbett Campaign Welcomes Christie Support

In the wake of Bridgegate, some vulnerable politicians might distance themselves from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, at least for the time being.

01/11/2014

The New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge, which connects Fort Lee, NJ, and New York City, is seen on January 9, 2014 in Fort Lee, New Jersey. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Lawsuit Filed In Connection With GWB Lane Closure Scandal

Six New Jersey residents have filed a federal lawsuit against Gov. Chris Christie, the state of New Jersey, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and others over traffic jams in September.

01/09/2014

Hank Bechler stands outside his condemned home. He is living in a trailer while he fights for a higher payout from his insurer. (Credit: David Madden)

2013 IN REVIEW: New Jersey Continues To Recover From Hurricane Sandy

As the calendar gets ready to turn to 2014, New Jersey continues to recover from Hurricane Sandy.

12/29/2013

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Christie, Legislature At Odds Over In-State College Tuition For Children Of Illegal Immigrants

A battle is brewing in Trenton over college tuition help for immigrant children who are in the country illegally.

11/27/2013

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NJ Senate Panel Approves Legislation To Add Social Media Education To School Curriculum

A New Jersey state senate committee has approved a measure that would require schools throughout the state to teach the benefits and dangers involved in using social media.

11/16/2013

(The empty ballroom at Bellevue, where Chris Christie was scheduled to speak Thursday morning. Credit: Paul Kurtz.)

Gov. Christie Cancels Thursday Appearance In Philadelphia

More than 600 people were expected to show up at the Bellevue to hear Chris Christie speak. But early Wednesday evening, the Committee of 70’s president and CEO Zack Stallberg got a call from Christie’s office that the Governor was sick and had to cancel.

11/14/2013

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Time Magazine Cover Featuring Gov. Christie Generates Buzz

Christie easily coasted to a double digit re-election victory, but it’s the cover of Time Magazine that has more people abuzz in the days following the election.

11/07/2013

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President Obama Calls Gov. Christie To Congratulate Him On Re-Election

President Obama called Republican Governor Chris Christie Wednesday afternoon to congratulate him on his re-election, a White House official confirmed.

11/06/2013

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Christie Re-elected Governor of New Jersey

A landslide victory for New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who invites the rest of the nation to watch what happens over the next four years in the Garden State.

11/05/2013

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