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WNYC News

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

Monday, August 18, 2014

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

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WNYC News

NJ Budgeting Gets Low Marks

Thursday, August 07, 2014

After facing a series of shortfalls in recent years, New Jersey is getting low marks on its revenue forecasts

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WNYC News

The Mystery of Christie's Deleted Bridgegate Text

Friday, August 01, 2014

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The mystery of the deleted text sent to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie from his incoming chief of staff at a key moment in the Bridgegate inquiry continues.

Lawyers for team Christie are refusing to supply any additional information about the deleted text, which first became public two weeks ago ...

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WNYC News

Christie May Cut Pension Benefits for Younger Workers

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

But workers are protesting the possible cuts.

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WNYC News

Astorino: Cuomo 'Has Something' on Bridgegate and Christie

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo may be withholding information about Bridgegate – according to his Republican gubernatorial challenger, Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino.

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Christie Heads to CT, Is Met With Sandy Hook Protestors

Monday, July 21, 2014

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Gov. Christie encounters unfriendly territory on his trip to Connecticut where residents from Newtown showed up to protest his position on guns.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Chris Christie Goes to Iowa

Monday, July 21, 2014

Governor Chris Christie recently visited Iowa - ostensibly to raise money for the National Governor's Association - stirring speculation that he's setting up a presidential run and trying to put "Bridgegate" behind him. Karen Tumulty, national political correspondent for The Washington Post, discusses the trip's political implications. 

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WNYC News

Newark Mayor Now Needs to Make Nice With Christie, Booker

Monday, July 21, 2014

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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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Transportation Nation

Christie's New Port Man: I Would Have Acted Differently in Bridgegate

Thursday, July 10, 2014

John Degnan, nominated by Christie to replace David Samson, says he would have  taken immediate action upon learning that lanes had been closed on the George Washington Bridge.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Chris Christie and the American Dream Megamall

Thursday, July 10, 2014

The stalled project could be the latest in a tangle of scandals plaguing the New Jersey governor and his top aides.

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WNYC News

Christie Signs Budget, Defies Democrats on Pension and Taxes

Monday, June 30, 2014

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"Balanced and responsible," or a plan that will hurt working families?

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WNYC News

NJ Judge Rules in Favor of Christie's Pension Plan

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

A New Jersey judge has ruled that Gov. Chris Christie can follow through with his plan to reduce the state's contributions to public workers' pension funds.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Christie's Climate Change

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Andrea Bernstein, senior editor for politics and policy for WNYC News, looks at both the way NJ Gov. Christie is negotiating the politics of climate change in the state while seeking national Republican support, plus the investigation into the funding of the Pulaski Skyway repairs by the PA at the governor's insistence and new Bridgegate phone records.

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WNYC News

NJ Budget Dance Continues

Monday, June 23, 2014

Democrats take the lead, offering a deal that would increase taxes and maintain pension payments.

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WNYC News

Can Chris Christie Keep His State From Sinking?

Monday, June 23, 2014

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New Jersey is growing hotter, wetter, and sinking faster into the sea than almost any other state in the nation. Yet climate change isn't a topic that the state's governor wants to talk about. 

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WNYC News

With Budget Showdown Looming, Christie Takes on 2016

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Despite Bridgegate and a budget crisis, Christie is pressing ahead with 2016 preparations.

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WNYC News

NJ Governor Busts a Move on The Tonight Show

Friday, June 13, 2014

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie danced, cracked jokes and traded good-natured insults with Jimmy Fallon during his appearance on The Tonight Show Thursday night.

In honor of Father's Day, Christie and Fallon started off the show in khaki pants and tucked-in polo shirts to perform a skit on ...

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Christie Aide: I Didn't Ask, I Didn't Take Notes, I Don't Recall

Monday, June 09, 2014

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In day-long testimony before NJ’s legislative Bridgegate panel, Gov. Chris Christie's Chief of Staff Kevin O’Dowd said over and over that he didn’t ask key officials any details of the lane closure scandal.

And when, at last, he did ask questions, he took no notes.

The Bridgegate scandal was coming ...

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New Jersey News

Christie's Meh Job Approval At Home Consistent With 2016 GOP Rivals

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

WNYC

A new poll out from Fairleigh Dickinson University indicates that Gov. Christie's approval rating among New Jerseyans is 44 percent, a steep drop from the plus-50 percent approval ratings he enjoyed in his first term on the way to a landslide reelection victory. And an increasing number of New ...

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Transportation Nation

Jersey City Sues the Port Authority

Friday, May 23, 2014

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Jersey City says the Port Authority is getting a sweetheart tax deal — and it's going to court to collect.

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