Steve Baker

NJ Senate Approves Changes To State’s Pension, Benefits System For Public Workers

The New Jersey Senate has approved changes to the state’s pension and benefits system for public workers. That vote is being hailed by Governor Chris Christie as a “watershed moment” of bipartisan cooperation. But unions do not agree.

06/20/2011

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Court Overrules Gov. Christie, Orders More Spending For NJ’s Neediest Schools

A ruling Tuesday from the New Jersey Supreme Court orders the state to spend more money on the poorest school districts despite Governor Chris Christie’s efforts to balance the budget.

05/24/2011

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Governor Christie Talks Teacher Tenure Changes

In New York, at a forum sponsored by the Brookings Institute, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie talked about his commitment to changing tenure rules in public schools.

04/08/2011

Western Union

‘The Grandson Scam’ Costs Families Thousands

Imagine getting a desperate phone call from a young relative. He’s in a foreign country in jail and needs money to get out. Would you help?

02/08/2011

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