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NJ Supreme Court Turns Attention to Public-Worker Cost-of-Living Adjustments

Friday, July 31, 2015

NJ Spotlight
If court rules COLAs can’t be suspended -- as 2011 law allows -- state could be out $70 billion in projected savings over next three decades

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Christie's New Hampshire Strategy

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Christie is losing badly in the Granite State, according to the polls. But he has a plan. And it was set in motion back in 2013.

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Christie Says He'd Build New NJ Transit Tunnel, Slams Amtrak for Delays

Friday, July 24, 2015

The New Jersey Republican says he'd build new trans-Hudson rail tunnels if he's elected president, in spite of killing a similar project in 2010.

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Hospital Struggles to Stay Open Awaiting Christie Approval to Sell to Highest Bidder

Thursday, July 16, 2015

WNYC
A hospital in Newark is $230 million in debt and struggling to stay open. There’s a willing buyer, but the state hasn’t approved the deal yet, and doctors are starting to leave. 

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Citibike to Expand to Jersey City as Hoboken's Bike Share Goes it Alone

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

New Jersey Public Radio
Jersey City and Hoboken originally planned to launch a joint program to help residents get between the two communities. But then Citibike in New York City beckoned.

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Environmental Group Asks to Intervene in Exxon Mobile Case

Friday, July 10, 2015

WNYC
The Natural Resources Defense Council says New Jersey breached its duty to protect public resources when it accepted a $225 million settlement with Exxon. 

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World's Largest Vertical Farm Comes to Newark

Friday, July 10, 2015

WNYC
The produce is growing up and Newark hopes the city will get a boost, too. 

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5 Ways Candidate Christie Is Going Conservative

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

War, abortion and guns: Meet conservative Chris Christie.

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Christie Formally Announces 2016 White House Run

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The New Jersey Governor formally launched his Presidential candidacy in the gym of Livingston High School, where Christie served as student president 35 years ago.

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African-Americans Reluctant to Treat Mental Illness

Monday, June 29, 2015

From the pulpit to the psychiatrist's office, mental health advocates are seeking to improve access to care among urban black communities.

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Supreme Court's ACA Ruling: 200,000 NJ Patients Cheer, Republicans Jeer

Thursday, June 25, 2015

The Supreme Court's ruling in favor of health care subsidies on the federal marketplace preserves the cost of insurance for nearly 200,000 New Jersey residents.

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Sources: Christie Will Announce Candidacy for President on Tuesday

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Christie is finally about to officially announce his candidacy for president.

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In Rahway, Dr. Downtown Cures What Ails New Jersey Main Streets

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Rahway is bustling with new restaurants, artist lofts and young people. And now other New Jersey towns want to find out how they can revitalize their downtowns.

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Farewell, Obamacare Subsidies? NJ Awaits Ruling. NY Doesn't.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

If the Supreme Court rejects federal insurance exchange subsidies, Gov. Christie's contingency plan is for Washington to fix the Affordable Care Act. Others want Trenton to take control.

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Zzzzzz. As the Christie Campaign Heats Up, the Christie Statehouse Sleeps

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

A year and a half into his second term, what has Christie been doing, other than preparing to run for president?

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New Jersey Debates Gun Laws and Domestic Violence Victims

Monday, June 22, 2015

WNYC
A set of bills in the New Jersey legislature seek to make it harder for domestic violence abusers to keep their guns, and make it easier for victims to obtain them. 

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Given the Chance to Appeal, Many Sandy Victims Give Up Instead

Friday, June 12, 2015

NJ Spotlight
New rules allow homeowners to resubmit flood insurance claims, but many say they've given up trying to get more money.

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NJ Offers Tax Breaks to Political Donor

Thursday, June 11, 2015

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority has offered $164 million in tax breaks to a company that contributed to the Republican Governor's Association when Chris Christie was chair.

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Clash Between Police, Crowds at NJ Hip Hop Concert Prompts Questions

Monday, June 08, 2015

New Jersey State Police officers donned riot gear and fired tear gas after a group of non-ticket holders forcefully tried to gain admission into the concert.

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The $32 Ticket to World Trade Center is Based on Hidden Calculations

Friday, May 29, 2015

The Port Authority won't disclose its deal to run the new observation deck.

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