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On The Media

Japanese Captives, the diary of a Guantanamo Bay inmate, and more

Friday, January 23, 2015

A video threat from ISIS to Japan, debunking conventional wisdom in Congress, and a newly published memoir from a Guantanamo Bay inmate.

WNYC News

Bergen County Officials Call for Port Authority Chairman to Resign

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

The Bergen County Freeholders passed a resolution Tuesday night calling on David Samson to resign as chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Fort Lee and the George Washington Bridge are located in Bergen County and the Freeholders are angry about Samson’s possible role in the lane closure scandal.

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WNYC News

Newark Schools Chief Wants Teacher Performance Included in Layoff Criteria

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

NJ Spotlight

In an unprecedented move, Newark Superintendent Cami Anderson has asked Christie administration to waive seniority rules that dictate how planned teacher layoffs in the state-run district are to be conducted.

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On The Media

Water Under the Bridgegate?

Friday, February 14, 2014

When a benign traffic jam due to lane closings on the George Washington Bridge was revealed to be politically motivated revenge exacted by NJ Gov. Chris Christie's top aides, all hell broke loose. After tales of the Christie administration's dirty tricks became national news, here's a look at the shift in media coverage, and how Christie could emerge stronger than before the scandal.

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WNYC News

Christie Loyalist to Run Ethics Panel That Would Get Bridgegate Complaints

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

NJ Spotlight

The state Ethics Commission, which would rule on any ethics complaints against state officials in Bridgegate or other Christie administration scandals, yesterday approved Gov. Chris Christie’s recommendation for its new executive director -- Susana Espasa Guerrero, a former governor’s counsel who served in the governor's office with all nine Christie aides subpoenaed in Bridgegate.

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New Jersey News

Does Super Bowl Math Add Up?

Monday, January 06, 2014

WNYC

This year’s Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., is predicted to bring a half a billion dollars to the New York and New Jersey region. But economists don’t expect to see that kind of cash raining down on the Garden State.

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New Jersey News

Christie Emerges From Behind Closed Doors

Friday, November 22, 2013

With just one news conference and no other public appearances or speeches, Gov. Chris Christie kept mostly out of sight during the Republican Governors Association meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona.  And then, just as New Jersey Public Radio's Matt Katz was calling it a night, he saw Christie walking by.

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New Jersey News

Christie Takes Helm of RGA Today

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

WNYC

Chris Christie takes the helm of the Republican Governor's Association this week. The high-wattage Jersey boy will now control a pot of money that could influence 36 gubernatorial races next year and keep him at the head of the pack in the GOP.

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New Jersey News

Christie Makes First Stop on Way to Presidential Campaign

Monday, November 18, 2013

WNYC

Fresh off his re-election victory, Gov. Chris Christie is heading to Arizona Tuesday to take on an additional job: chairman of the Republican Governors Association.

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New Jersey News

Christie Re-Elected as NJ Governor

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

WNYC

The Associated Press called the race Tuesday as soon as the polls closed, based on interviews with voters as they left polling places.

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New Jersey News

What's with the No-Show Storm Czar?

Monday, November 04, 2013

WNYC

The guy appointed by Gov. Chris Christie to direct New Jersey's recovery from Sandy doesn't make public appearances or take calls from the press.

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New Jersey News

NJ Election Spending Highest Ever

Thursday, October 31, 2013

WNYC

Independent special interest spending in Tuesday's election in New Jersey is more than twice its previous all-time high.

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WNYC News

Today in Politics: Despite Sandy Attacks Christie Still Has Big Lead

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

WNYC

A week from election day Gov. Chris Christie is trouncing his Democratic opponent, Barbara Buono.

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WNYC News

UPDATED: Christie Drops Gay Marriage Appeal

Sunday, October 20, 2013

WNYC

Hour after same-sex couples began tying the knot in New Jersey, Governor Chris Christie announced he is dropping his appeal to legalized same-sex marriage.

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New Jersey News

NJ Court Upholds Affordable Housing Law

Thursday, September 26, 2013

WNYC

Housing advocates are hailing  a New Jersey Supreme Court decision that upholds the state's affordable housing law. The decision today says current rules used by municipalities are too flexible and allow officials to skirt requirements to build cheaper homes.

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New Jersey News

Buono Blasts Christie for Slow Sandy Recovery

Friday, September 20, 2013

WHYY

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Barbara Buono is hoping to tap into voters' frustrations with the slow pace of Sandy recovery by blasting Gov. Chris Christie for the bureaucracy and lack of transparency she says surround the state's major grant programs.

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WNYC News

Supporters of NJ Tax Say Recycling Down When Fund Altered

Thursday, September 05, 2013

WNYC

Nearly 30 years ago, New Jersey was one of the first states in the nation to require its residents to recycle. But today, New Jersey recycles less than it did in the 1990s. Why? Some blame the little-known recycling fund, one of Gov. Chris Christie's go-to accounts when it comes to shoring up the state budget.

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New Jersey News

N.J. Senator Mendenez is Pro-Strike in Syria, Governor Christie Doesn't Comment

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

WNYC

As U.S. lawmakers face the heavy burden of deciding whether to back President Barack Obama's plan to strike Syria, New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez is calling for congressional action that goes beyond the question of whether to bomb targets in the country.

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New Jersey News

Christie's Boardwalk Strolls: Governing or Campaigning?

Friday, August 30, 2013

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie spent the run-up to the Labor Day weekend making appearances at the Jersey Shore. And if you weren't at the shore to see the governor himself, you could see him everytime you turned on the TV

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New Jersey News

Christie, Donovan Present Sandy Report

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

WNYC

Governor Chris Christie and U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan visited a town damaged by Sandy to call attention to a new federal report on how the region should prepare for future storms. Despite the governor's reluctance to speak about climate change, he did express concern about an increase in severe storms.

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