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Chris Christie vs. NJ's Supreme Court

Friday, April 18, 2014

Gov. Chris Christie said he'd remake the courts — and he has been. Will he continue that streak in June?

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Backed by Dems, Christie Pushes For Property Tax Relief

Monday, April 14, 2014

Some warn if the cap isn't renewed, services will be cut.

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The Quiet Rise of Bob Menendez

Thursday, April 10, 2014

New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez has quickly become one of the most prominent Democrats on Capitol Hill. The two-term Senator became chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee last year after an unusual wave of turnover among top Democrats.  That has put Menendez in a high-profile position with crises in ...

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In Rare Move, Christie Blocks Pinelands Pay Raise

Thursday, April 10, 2014

NJ Spotlight

The governor vetoes the Pinelands Commission meeting minutes and environmentalists cry foul.

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Where in the World Is Sen. Cory Booker?

Monday, April 07, 2014

When he was Newark's mayor, Cory Booker was everywhere - magazine spreads, cable news, and even a TV series. But since his election to the Senate, he's been conspicuously silent.

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A Bridgegate Legal Primer

Friday, April 04, 2014

Here's what we do know: Last September, local access lanes to the George Washington Bridge were closed with little notice, causing traffic jams, accidents and general chaos in Fort Lee for four days. The lane closures were ordered by Port Authority executive David Wildstein, with the knowledge of Bridget Anne ...

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NJ Environmental Groups Cry Foul Over Sandy Plan

Friday, April 04, 2014

Some environmental groups are angry they didn’t have a say in plans to protect the state from future storms.

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17 Months Later, Some Sandy Victims Still Waiting to Go Home

Friday, March 28, 2014

A year and a half after Sandy, more than 900 families remain displaced by the storm.

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A Jilted Lover, a 'Crazy' Man and Diane Sawyer: What Christie Crisis Management Looks Like

Thursday, March 27, 2014

WNYC

Here are six takeaways from how the Christie Administration's lawyers unveiled a report from their internal Bridgegate investigation.

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Sandy Victims Question Christie at Latest Town Hall

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

The governor heard about ongoing flood problems and wrangling with insurance companies, but overall, it was a gentler crowd than he's seen of late.

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A Year Later...Just Five Sandy Recovery Projects Get Oversight

Monday, March 24, 2014

WNYC

Angry Sandy victims still can’t return to their damaged homes because the recovery projects aren’t getting oversight. In fact, only five programs even have a monitor. But this hasn’t kept contractors from billing for millions. 

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Christie Finally Gets Asked a Bridgegate Question at Town Hall

Thursday, March 20, 2014

It took five town hall meetings, but New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was finally asked his first question about Bridgegate.

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Attorney in New Jersey Presses Inquiry on Christie Ally

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

The investigation is looking into whether Port Authority Chief David Samson broke any laws when he approved two major bridge contracts.

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New Bridgegate Emails Hint At Cover-Up

Monday, March 17, 2014

New documents show Christie's former campaign manager was aware of GW lane closures while they were happening, and include a warning for another former aide to delete her social media accounts.

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Inauguration raised $660,000 for a Christie Party That Never Was

Monday, March 17, 2014

WNYC

Here's a list of lobbyists, Sandy contractors and the politically connected who donated to Gov. Chris Christie's inaugural party.

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Christie Heckled At Otherwise Breezy Town Hall

Thursday, March 13, 2014

The governor held his fourth town hall meeting since Bridgegate, and for the fourth time he didn’t get a single question about the scandal.

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Disgraced Christie Aide Goes Before Court and Cameras

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Bridget Ann Kelly, the former Christie aide made famous for her “time for some traffic problems in Fort Lee” email, looked distraught as she watched her attorney argue  she should not have to turn over documents.

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Meet Christie's $650-an-Hour Man

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

WNYC

Randy Mastro will "fight you to the end," and you certainly don't want to "meet Randy down a dark alley." And that's just what the man leading Gov. Christie's internal review of Bridgegate wants you to know.

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NJ Senator Bombarded with Complaints About Sandy Aid

Monday, March 10, 2014

As Sen. Robert Menendez prepares to chair a hearing in Washington this week on Sandy recovery funds, he's getting an earful from constituents.

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Prosecutor Opens Second Inquiry into Christie Ally

Monday, March 10, 2014

WNYC

Gov. Christie and Gov. Cuomo are standing by David Samson, but now federal prosecutors are looking into his mix of Port Authority leadership and private business.

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