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Union Plans To Sue Gov. Christie Over Pension Cuts

New Jersey’s State Treasurer received the brunt of the tongue lashings appearing before the committee to give details of the Governor’s budget plan. He had strong words for supporters of raising taxes on the rich to fix the state’s finances.

05/21/2014

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Gov. Christie Unveils Plan To Fix Unexpected Gap In New Jersey Budget

Governor Chris Christie laid out a plan to fix a $807M budget hole by reducing payments this year and next year to the state pension fund by a total of $2.5B.

05/20/2014

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Ex-Christie Aide ‘Dumbfounded’ By Traffic Plot

A former aide to Gov. Chris Christie whose job included getting endorsements from mayors said Tuesday that he was “dumbfounded and disappointed.”

05/20/2014

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Christie Speaks At Rowan Graduation; Says Hard Work Is Key

Gov. Chris Christie, addressing graduates of southern New Jersey’s Rowan University on Friday, said that their new degrees will provide opportunities but do not guarantee success.

05/16/2014

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9/11 Ceremony Scraps ‘Bridge’ Song After Christie Scandal

A last-minute change prevented what could have been an uncomfortable moment during the Sept. 11 museum dedication ceremony: remarks by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie followed by the song “Bridge Over Troubled Water.”

05/15/2014

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Gov. Christie: By 2016 Bridgegate “Will Be A Footnote”

Christie told a conference in Washington that after months of investigation “there hasn’t been one suggestion that I knew anything about” orders from staff aides to close access lanes that caused traffic snarls in Fort Lee.

05/14/2014

(New Jersey governor Chris Christie arrives for a press conference in Atlantic City.  Credit: David Madden)

NJ Sports Gambling Suit Tab: $2.8M, Rising

New Jersey’s bid to legalize sports gambling has endured defeat after defeat in the courts, but one big winner has emerged, at taxpayer expense.

05/04/2014

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Lawmakers Trying To Figure Out How To Deal With NJ Budget Shortfall

New Jersey has 60 days to find an $800 million solution as an income tax shortfall leads to questions about cutting spending.

04/30/2014

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Christie Tabs Former AG To Head Port Authority

Christie announced on Tuesday that he’s recommended John Degnan to replace David Samson, who resigned last month.

04/29/2014

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Gov. Christie & Municipal Officials Work To Renew Law That Limits Raises For Police And Firemen

Dozens of leaders from municipalities from all over New Jersey standing with Governor Christie on the steps of the Trenton War Memorial.

04/14/2014

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NJ Legislative Committee Investigating Bridgegate May Issue More Subpoenas

Lawmakers in the Fort Lee traffic scandal want to know by Friday if they will get information from the law firm that conducted that review for Governor Christie. Otherwise, they will to have use subpoenas.

04/08/2014

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Christie Announces Resignation Of Port Authority Chairman, Defends Integrity Of Report

Gov. Chris Christie on Friday defended a report by taxpayer-funded lawyers who cleared him of any involvement in closing lanes near the George Washington Bridge for political reasons, saying it “will stand the test of time.”

03/28/2014

(New York attorney Randy Mastro speaks to reporters about his firm's "Bridgegate" investigation.)

Christie’s Lawyer: Governor Not Involved In ‘Bridgegate’ Plot

A law firm hired by New Jersey governor Chris Christie says the governor was not involved in a plot to create gridlock near the George Washington Bridge as part of a political retribution scheme.

03/27/2014

FILE New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Storm Aid, Scandal Protests Disrupt Another Christie Event

At least a dozen protesters disrupted a town hall meeting Tuesday with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, criticizing him over the distribution of Superstorm Sandy recovery aid and a for political payback scandal overshadowing his administration.

03/18/2014

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NJ Rep: More Transparency Needed With Sandy Aid

A New Jersey congressman says the state should allocate more of its federal post-Sandy aid money to rebuilding damaged homes and make the program more transparent.

03/03/2014

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