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The Takeaway

Two Indicted in NJ Bridgegate Scandal

Friday, May 01, 2015

After a 16-month-long federal investigation into the George Washington Bridge lane closings scandal dubbed "Bridgegate," two indictments have come down.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

NJ Teacher's Union Shuts Down Talks with Christie

Friday, April 24, 2015

New Jersey's largest teachers union cancels talks with Governor Christie about pension reform.

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The Takeaway

NJ Lawmakers Say Christie's Exxon Deal Stinks

Thursday, March 19, 2015

This week, the New Jersey State Senate approved two measures designed to push back against an environmental settlement Governor Chris Christie recently proposed to make with Exxon.

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Slate Political Gabfest

The "Bibi, Vidi, Vici" Edition

Friday, February 27, 2015

Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the Supreme Court's ObamaCare case, Benjamin Netanyahu's upcoming speech to Congress, and whether Chris Christie's presidential campaign has already fizzled.

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WNYC News

Christie's Pension Commission Calls for Compromise

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The commission says the only way New Jersey can pay for its pension and health benefits is if they cost the state less.

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WNYC News

Christie and Union Disagree on Agreement for Pension Reform

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The governor said there was an "unprecedented accord" with the teachers union on reforms to retirement and health benefits. The union said there wasn't.

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WNYC News

Big Ticket: Costs to Protect Christie During Travels Up 1,800% Since He Took Office

Monday, January 12, 2015

NJ Spotlight
It’s no secret that the governor has racked up some sizable expenses; the mystery is where much of the money went.

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WNYC News

NY, NJ to Collaborate on Anti-Terror Strategies

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The ramped-up security will be particularly visible to commuters and everyday subway riders.

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WNYC News

Christie Counters Pay-To-Play Allegations Against Pension Fund

Thursday, September 18, 2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is defending the state’s pension investments as some transactions attract pay-to-play allegations. 

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WNYC News

NJ Budget Diversions Drive Some Green Businesses into the Red

Friday, August 15, 2014

Since taking office, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has used more than $1 billion in environmental funds to plug budget holes.

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WNYC News

Christie Talks Foreign Policy At Adelson Gala

Sunday, May 18, 2014

WNYC

The governor addressed a Jewish awards gala co-hosted by Republican billionaire Sheldon Adelson.

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WNYC News

Ever Wonder Why New Jersey Has Such Cheap Gas?

Monday, May 05, 2014

Taxes help keep low prices at the pump, but that could pose problems as the state takes on massive debt to pay for transportation projects.

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Transportation Nation

Pump It Up: Group Calls for Higher NJ Gas Tax

Thursday, April 24, 2014

New Jersey needs to raise its gas tax — or risk running out of funding for future road, bridge and transit improvements, according to a nonprofit policy group.

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WNYC News

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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WNYC News

This Week in Politics: Slugging It Out in Albany

Saturday, March 08, 2014

WNYC

Cuomo and de Blasio slug it out in Albany over who cares more about education.

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New Jersey News

Christie Relations With Press Get Frosty

Monday, February 24, 2014

WNYC

Maybe it means the scandal-plagued governor is back to his old self. Maybe it means he's cracking under the pressure. Either way, Chris Christie has had a number of dicey encounters over the last week.

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WNYC News

Bridgegate Heads To Court

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

WNYC

Legislators are trying to force top Christie staffers to disclose what the governor knew about the lane closures, and when.

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WNYC News

NJ Scandals Taking Toll on Governance?

Thursday, February 13, 2014

It may be hard for some in the Christie administration to do their jobs, when they're so concerned about keeping them.

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WNYC News

Subpoenas Go Far Beyond Bridgegate

Thursday, February 13, 2014

This is no longer just an investigation into the cause of a traffic jam.

New subpoenas issued to 18 people and entities as part of the New Jersey Legislature's investigation into George Washington Bridge lane closures investigation seek information far beyond the names of those who cooked up the September ...

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Transportation Nation

Cuomo Dodges Bridgegate Questions

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo engaged in his most extensive back and forth to date with reporters about the George Washington Bridge lane closure scandal that has engulfed his counterpart in New Jersey, Gov. Chris Christie.

Cuomo and Christie jointly run the entity that oversees the bridge, the Port Authority, but Cuomo has ...

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