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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (L) is sworn in by Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court Stuart Rabner for his second term on January 21, 2014 at the War Memorial in Trenton, New Jersey. Christie begins his second term amid controversy surrounding George Washington Bridge traffic and Hurricane Sandy relief distribution.  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Snowstorm Forces Cancellation Of Gov. Christie’s Inaugural Reception On Ellis Island

Gov. Chris Christie was sworn into office Tuesday for a second term.

01/21/2014

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Gov. Chris Christie Declares State Of Emergency In New Jersey

Due to the intense and dangerous winter storm, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has issued a State of Emergency.

01/21/2014

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Scandal-Struck Chris Christie Meets With Superstorm Sandy Victims

Gov. Chris Christie, eager to get on with business amid a scandal over traffic jams that appear to have been manufactured by his aides, is meeting with homeowners affected by Superstorm Sandy even as the Legislature prepares to issue new subpoenas as part of its investigation.

01/16/2014

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

Poll: Majority Of NJ Voters Believe Christie Did Not Order Bridge Closure

Gov. Chris Christie’s approval rating and credibility remain strong among New Jersey voters surveyed in a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday.

01/15/2014

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Chris Christie Looks To Recover After Staff Shakeup, Scandal

A wounded Chris Christie is working to move beyond the most challenging test of his political career, a traffic scandal that rocked his administration this week and threatens to tarnish his national image ahead of the next presidential contest.

01/10/2014

(Gov. Chris Christie, at January 9th, 2014 press conference.  Image from State of NJ TV)

Chris Christie Fires Chief of Staff, Denies Knowledge Of Bridge Payback Plan

Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday apologized to his constituents and said he was “embarrassed and humiliated” by his staff but had no idea his aides may have closed highway lanes to exact political retribution.

01/09/2014

(David Wildstein, former director of interstate capital projects for the Port Authority of NY and NJ, invokes his Fifth Amendment right at a hearing held by the state Assembly Transportation Committee.  Image from NJ Legislative TV)

NJ Lawmakers Cite Ex-Christie Appointee For Pleading the Fifth

Lawmakers have accused a former appointee of Gov. Chris Christie of contempt after he refused to answer questions from a legislative committee looking into a scandal involving punitive traffic lane closures.

01/09/2014

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Christie Releases Statement After Messages Link Aide To George Washington Bridge Lane Closures

A top aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is linked through emails and text messages to a seemingly deliberate plan to create traffic gridlock in a town at the base of a major bridge after its mayor refused to endorse Christie for re-election.

01/08/2014

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

Chris Christie Postpones Signing Of Immigrant Tuition Act

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has postponed the ceremonial signing of a bill that lowers tuition costs for students who entered the United States illegally.

01/06/2014

(A polling place in Cherry Hill, NJ.  File photo.  Credit: CBS3)

Voter Turnout A Record Low In NJ Governor’s Race

Voter turnout in Tuesday’s New Jersey gubernatorial came in under 40 percent, by far the lowest in a governor’s election since at least 1920.

11/08/2013

(A polling place in Cherry Hill, NJ.  File photo.  Credit: CBS3)

Voters Head To The Polls In New Jersey

A steady stream of voters hit the polls at Cherry Hill High School East Tuesday morning.

11/05/2013

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Gov. Corbett Puts An End To “Triple-Dipping”

Governor Corbett has signed a bill that will put an end to so-called “triple-dipping” by retired state employees who return to state work and then collect unemployment.

10/27/2013

Chris Christie (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Governor Chris Christie Releases Medical Report

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, as promised, has released a report from his doctor on his medical history.

10/25/2013

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Governor Corbett Issues Statement In Response To Same-Sex Marriage Comment

Republican Gov. Tom Corbett compared the marriage of same-sex couples to the marriage of a brother and sister during an appearance on a Friday morning TV news show.

10/04/2013

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

New Jersey Governor Christie Signs Gun-Control Measure Into Law

Gov. Chris Christie has signed a law requiring law enforcement agencies to tell the state information about guns that are seized or found abandoned.

09/20/2013

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