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5 Things To Think About As Christie Investigates Christie

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

WNYC

Christie's office is expected to release an internal review of the scandals enveloping his administration, particularly Bridgegate. Here's a primer on things to consider when the report is released. 

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Obama Signs Bill to Hold Down Flood Insurance Premiums

Friday, March 21, 2014

Opponents say the law requires taxpayers to subsidize those who choose to live in risky areas

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Deductibles, Co-Pays & Costs, Oh My!

Friday, March 14, 2014

It's not just the glitchy federal website. In New Jersey, the Affordable Care Act has left workers struggling over complicated choices.

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NJ Demolishes First Sandy Buyout Home

Thursday, March 13, 2014

After spending 25 years in their Sayreville, NJ, home, Theresa and Marty Kuczynskis watched as it was reduced to rubble in only 30 minutes.

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Bridgegate Goes To Court

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Live coverage of the first major court battle of what could be many in the Bridgegate saga: two former top aides to Gov. Christie are fighting Democratic attempts to subpoena their documents.

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Symbol of Post-Sandy Hope Shutting Down

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Union Beach restaurant Jakeabob's Bay reopened after Hurricane Sandy at a temporary location in a different part of town but business didn't return to pre-Sandy levels.

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Christie Zens Out At Spring Training Before Big Bridgegate Week

Monday, March 10, 2014

To ready himself for a huge week in the Bridgegate crisis, Gov. Chris Christie took his two sons on a secret trip to Florida to zen out on some New York Mets spring training baseball.

Dressed casually, Christie hung out with team captain David Wright in the clubhouse. He looked ...

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NJ Officials on Misallocation of Sandy Funds: Incompetence or Politics?

Monday, March 10, 2014

A recent story by WNYC/NJ Spotlight provides further evidence of the need for new legislation requiring more monitoring over the Sandy aid process.

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Christie's 2016 Comeback Attempt Begins Today

Thursday, March 06, 2014

WNYC

Updated, 12:45 pm

Hey Mr. President, "what the hell are we paying you for?"

That was among the many anti-Obama, strenuously conservative and combative lines that Gov. Chris Christie delivered today during a vital speech for him at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland. Not invited to CPAC last ...

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Blame The Feds: Professor Christie Defends Sandy Aid Distribution

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Gov. Chris Christie offered Wednesday a detailed, step-by-step analysis of why Sandy aid has been slow getting to victims -- and why it is largely the federal government's fault, not his.

At a town hall meeting in Berkeley Township in Ocean County on the Jersey Shore, Christie downgraded his assessment ...

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Try and Try Again: A Newark School’s Make-or-Break Year

Tuesday, March 04, 2014

The Hechinger Report
New Jersey Public Radio
NJ Spotlight

A principal faces a challenge—turn around a low-performing school in a poor part of the city. If the kids don’t improve, this might be the next neighborhood school to close.

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Feds Question Christie's Campaign Manager's Landlord, Attorney Says

Monday, March 03, 2014

Nine days after the smoking gun, "time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee" emails were made public in January, the FBI called Bill Stepien, Gov. Chris Christie's former campaign manager.

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New Jersey Breaks Foreclosure Logjam, Yields Flood of Dismissals

Monday, March 03, 2014

NJ Spotlight

With new foreclosure cases continuing to pour into New Jersey courts, administrators have taken a key step to unclog the legal system.

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Claiming "Dysfunction," Newark Superintendent Will No Longer Attend School Board Meetings

Friday, February 28, 2014

WNYC

The state-appointed Newark Schools Superintendent, Cami Anderson, is no longer attending the monthly school board meetings that draw hundreds of parents and community members.

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"Traffic Problems" At Newark Airport -- It Eventually Happened

Thursday, February 27, 2014

WNYC

On Thursday morning the New Jersey Legislature committee investigating Bridgegate issued its latest batch of documents: Unredacted emails from Gov. Christie appointee David Wildstein to key figures in the lane-closing scheme. The only real news to come out of the new docs was this exchange from last August, before the ...

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Chris Christie Live! Embattled Gov Jokes His Way Through Town Hall

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

WNYC

Amidst all the pension talk, a light blows out and Christie tells an adoring crowd it's to make him "look better."

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Stop-and-Frisk Rate Higher in Newark than NYC

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

WNYC

A new report by the ACLU found that, on average, 91 out of every 1,000 residents in Newark were stopped by police in the second half of 2013. In New York City, that figure was eight out of 1,000. See how those numbers break down by race.

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Sweeney Reverses Stand on Gun-Control Measure

Monday, February 24, 2014

New Jersey lawmakers are trying once again to reduce the number of bullets a gun magazine can hold - from 15 to 10.

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Christie Relations With Press Get Frosty

Monday, February 24, 2014

WNYC

Maybe it means the scandal-plagued governor is back to his old self. Maybe it means he's cracking under the pressure. Either way, Chris Christie has had a number of dicey encounters over the last week.

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Snow Piles On the Hardship in Low-Income Neighborhoods

Friday, February 14, 2014

WNYC

With more than double the snowfall average this winter, those in low-income neighborhoods say the snow and the cold are significantly impacting their lives.

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