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Disabled Students Gain Equal Access To Athletics In New Jersey

Gov. Chris Christie recalled what a big part organized sports played in his early life as he signed a bill granting disabled students equal access to school athletics.

06/19/2014

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Lawmakers: Subpoena Sent To Christie’s Chief Of Staff Ordering Him To Appear Before Panel

Gov. Chris Christie’s chief of staff has been ordered to appear before a legislative panel investigating lane closures at the George Washington Bridge.

06/04/2014

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70 Recruits Join Camden County Police Department

They will join 320 officers already patrolling the streets of Camden who have accomplished some significant reductions in crime since the police force restructured last year.

06/03/2014

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New Jersey Gov. Christie Signs Sex Offender Bill Into Law

New Jersey has become the 46th state to enact a law toughening penalties for sex offenders who prey on children.

06/02/2014

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Governor Christie Takes Swipe At State Bar Association

The organization looked into what it termed “judicial independence” and suggested Christie’s approach might make judges think twice about the decisions they make on the bench.

05/25/2014

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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

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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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