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Christie On Ferguson: Don't Generalize About Cops

Monday, August 18, 2014

After the shooting in Ferguson and reported civil rights abuses by the Newark Police, we asked Gov. Christie if there's a problem with how police deal with young black men.

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Christie's Vacation Vetoes

Monday, August 11, 2014

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Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a wide range of bills on Friday...or at least he announced the vetoes at that time. 

At 4:24 pm on Friday, while Christie was vacationing in California with his family -- taking in an Angels' game and touring the Reagan Library -- his press office announced that he vetoed various controversial bills. ...

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New Jersey Assembly Snubs Christie

Thursday, July 31, 2014

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The Democratic Assembly flexed its muscle Thursday, opting to leave the Statehouse instead of voting on a bail reform package that Gov. Chris Christie called them back from summer vacation to vote on.

Christie wants a constitutional amendment put on the ballot in November's election to allow voters to decide whether ...

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Christie To Legislators: Get Off The Beach, Let's Reform Bail

Thursday, July 31, 2014

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Gov. Chris Christie is calling the New Jersey Legislature back from summer vacation today to vote on an overhaul of the state's bail system.

Christie is pushing two measures for a vote this afternoon: The first would put a Constitutional Amendment on the ballot in November, allowing voters to decide whether judges ...

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NJ Mayors Team Up to Combat City Issues

Monday, July 28, 2014

The mayors of Newark, Jersey City, and Paterson, New Jersey have announced a joint initiative to address violent crime and other public safety issues in their cities.

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Young Black Schoolchildren Discriminated Against in Newark, Parents Say

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Parents and school groups in Newark are hoping a federal investigation into the city's school reorganization plan will spur change in the school district, sooner rather than later.

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Christie Courts Iowans, Who Swoon

Friday, July 18, 2014

The courtship began at a restaurant called MJ's in downtown Marion, Iowa. How well did it go? Let's just say Gov. Chris Christie and Iowa will most definitely have a second date.

The restaurant was packed with Republican activists (and void of actual diners) who greeted Christie with huge applause, handshakes ...

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Chris Christie and America's Poorest City

Friday, July 11, 2014

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When the going gets tough, the governor goes to Camden. Matt Katz finds out why.

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Sandy Czar, We Hardly Knew Ye

Tuesday, July 08, 2014

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The czar in charge of New Jersey's Sandy recovery is resigning in the very same manner in which he ran some 50 programs dispensing federal storm aid: Quietly.

Marc Ferzan's tenure as Gov. Christie's point person for Sandy began in 2012 when the governor still enjoyed bipartisan popularity for the ...

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Christie: Neither Gun Lobby Nor Sandy Hook Families Prompted My Veto

Monday, July 07, 2014

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Gov. Chris Christie said Monday that neither lobbying from gun rights advocates nor visits from parents of children killed in the 2012 Connecticut school shooting affected his decision to veto a major gun control bill last week.

The bill would have limited the size of ammunition magazines from 15 to 10. In ...

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Will Atlantic City's 'Historical Baggage' Hurt Its Future?

Thursday, July 03, 2014

The long holiday weekend is upon us, and for many, that means a long weekend spent at area beaches. But one place people are increasingly not going is Atlantic City.

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Hounded By Protesters, Gov Still Finds Love

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Fresh off signing a budget that vetoed tax hikes on millionaires and reduced a public worker pension payment, Gov. Christie was followed by protesters wherever he went Tuesday. 

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Guns, Gays & Bridgegate: Christie's Road To New Hampshire Has Some Speed Bumps

Thursday, June 26, 2014

The governor was not subtle about his 2016 political plans as he glad-handed his way through the early primary state. But issues that have been a problem for him in blue New Jersey could become a liability among Republicans there – for the opposite reasons.

 

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Christie Campaigns in New Hampshire 598 Days Before the Presidential Primary

Friday, June 20, 2014

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Gov. Chris Christie bounded into T-Bones restaurant in Bedford, NH, at suppertime on Friday. He held hands with a 102-year-old woman, signed some baseballs and took a bunch of cellphone selfies.

Technically he was there to campaign for Walt Havenstein, a New Hampshire gubernatorial candidate. But in reality, at least ...

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Businesses Flee to New Jersey with Promises of Tax Breaks

Thursday, June 12, 2014

New Jersey has doled out more than $4 billion in tax breaks to businesses over the past four years to boost economic activity.

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Bridgegate's Legal Bills Are $4.4 Million, And Counting

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

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The Bridgegate legal bills are just starting to come in, totaling $4.4 million so far. But that number is going to increase exponentially -- that's because 43 people are getting their legal fees paid for by the public, and we have yet to see hardly any of those bills. Here's ...

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4 Reasons To Be Frustrated By Democracy In New Jersey

Monday, June 09, 2014

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1) None Of The Above did well in last week's election.

The Republican candidate for U.S. Senate -- one of only three statewide elected positions in New Jersey -- last ran for public office 36 years ago. He hadn't even lived in the state until he moved back in a ...

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Christie Staffer to Testify on Bridgegate — And Then, Perhaps, Become Attorney General

Thursday, June 05, 2014

Is Christie acting as if the last five months were just a bad dream?

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Christie's Meh Job Approval At Home Consistent With 2016 GOP Rivals

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

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A new poll out from Fairleigh Dickinson University indicates that Gov. Christie's approval rating among New Jerseyans is 44 percent, a steep drop from the plus-50 percent approval ratings he enjoyed in his first term on the way to a landslide reelection victory. And an increasing number of New ...

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