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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’s $34.4B Budget Makes Pension Payment

The $34.4 billion state budget New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie proposed Tuesday makes a required $2.25 billion payment to the public worker pension fund without raising taxes but leaves virtually nothing left over to fund major new programs or initiatives.

02/25/2014

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Dick Morris First To Speak With Congressman Jim Gerlach About New Piece Of Legislature

Those tuned into Wednesday afternoon’s Dick Morris Program with Gary R’nel heard Dick’s frustration with Congress’ inability to curb President Obama from using Executive Orders.

01/23/2014

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Property Tax Reform Efforts Heating Up

The State House and Senate appear to be moving on different tracks as property tax reform efforts heat up in the legislature once again, but a spokesman for the Senate majority leader says it doesn’t mean the two are at odds.

10/13/2013

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Gov. Christie Signs Bill Revamping Business Tax Breaks

Gov. Chris Christie has signed legislation changing how the state awards tax breaks to businesses and developers.

09/18/2013

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No Summer Recess For New Jersey Legislature

Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean the New Jersey Legislature won’t be working.

07/04/2013

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New Jersey Legislature Wants Say In Privatizing Lottery

A state Senate panel is set to consider a bill giving the Legislature a say in plans to privatize New Jersey’s Lottery.

03/11/2013

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NJ Gov. Christie Vetoes Gay Marriage Bill As Vowed

Gov. Chris Christie has followed through on his promise to reject a bill allowing same-sex marriage in New Jersey by quickly vetoing the measure Friday and renewing his call for a ballot question to decide the issue.

02/17/2012

Some Pennsylvania Lawmakers Seek To Cut Benefit to Illegal Immigrants

The Pennsylvania Senate this week passed and sent to the House a pair of bills intended to cut off benefits to illegal aliens in Pennsylvania.

05/28/2011