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Atlantic City Loses Thousands Of Jobs as Casinos Close En Masse

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Boardwalk behemoths are emptying out in Atlantic City in quick succession.

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Phone Company Won't Say if It Will Turn Over Christie Text

Thursday, August 28, 2014

WNYC
AT&T is sidestepping inquiries on whether it will furnish records of a deleted text to Gov. Chris Christie about Bridgegate.

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Manhattan DA Targets Dock Deal by Port Authority

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

The Manhattan D.A. wants to know the story behind how a local docks company reached a $25 million deal with the Port Authority, and why the agency failed to inform the public.

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With No Bus System, Some NJ Parents Don't Know How Kids Will Get to Class

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The chair of the NJ Senate's Education Committee says she's concerned about the roll-out of Newark's school reform program, and that the state is monitoring the situation.

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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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To Improve Access to Newark's Best Schools, District Pushes Choice

Monday, August 18, 2014

WNYC

Newark schools try out a new method to make school choice more fair but problems are already cropping up.

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Christie Still Holds Press Conferences -- But They're Usually Not In NJ

Monday, August 11, 2014

WNYC

The biggest change in the second term for a post-Bridgegate, pre-2016 Gov. Chris Christie? Press conferences, once lengthy and frequent Trenton affairs, are now rare...at least in New Jersey.

Christie has spent all or part of 68 days out of state since he was sworn into a second term in January, ...

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NJ Accelerates Distribution of Sandy Aid

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

More than a year-and-a-half after Sandy, the state of New Jersey has distributed just about a third of the original batch of $1.8 billion dollars in federal aid.

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Chasing Guadagno, the Woman Who Could Be Christie

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Guadagno has been an elusive presence to the press, for her more than four years as the state's lieutenant governor.

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New Jersey Assembly Snubs Christie

Thursday, July 31, 2014

WNYC

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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Why Hoboken is Throwing Away All of its Student Laptops

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

The Hechinger Report

School officials at one Hoboken school thought it was a no-brainer to give every student a laptop. Now they've decided it was a terrible idea.

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How Astorino Angered Christie and Lost Millions

Monday, July 28, 2014

Gov. Chris Christie found himself embroiled in a mini-controversy last week with a fellow Republican, New York gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino, after Christie said that the Republican Governors Association, which Christie leads, had no plans to spend money right now on behalf of Astorino

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Feds Investigating Whether 'One Newark' Schools Initiative is Discriminatory

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

NJ Spotlight

The U.S. Department of Education confirmed that it has opened a civil rights investigation into the controversial plan launched by state-appointed Superintendent Cami Anderson to determine if it discriminates against African-American students.

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Christie May Cut Pension Benefits for Younger Workers

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

But workers are protesting the possible cuts.

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Court Decisions on Health Care Law Could Ripple in NJ

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

The Garden State is among states that declined to create an exchange, forcing the federal government to do it, and exposing it to court actions against Obamacare.

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Newark Mayor Now Needs to Make Nice With Christie, Booker

Monday, July 21, 2014

WNYC

The self-proclaimed “radical” new mayor has been critical of his predecessor — now a U.S. Senator — and of New Jersey's governor. But now that he’s in office, he'll need their help.

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Does the Affordable Care Act Mean the End of NJ's Health Centers?

Monday, July 21, 2014

 If more people have access to doctors and providers, why can't Newark's largest clinic keep its doors open?

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Bridgegate Committee Can't Call Any More Major Witnesses

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Could this spell the end of the state legislative committee investigating Bridgegate?

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Chris Christie and America's Poorest City

Friday, July 11, 2014

WNYC

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

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