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It is Time Chris Christie Played the Humble Card?

Monday, January 13, 2014

WNYC

What was supposed to be a two-week long victory lap has turned into the worst period of Chris Christie’s political career. He’ll try to right the ship today in his annual State of the State address. Watch it live now.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Same-Sex Marriage In New Jersey

Monday, October 21, 2013

At midnight last night, New Jersey began issuing same-sex marriage licenses. And this morning, the Christie administration officially announced that it would not appeal the Supreme Court's ruling. Michael Premo, campaign manager for New Jersey United For Marriage, discusses the news and what comes next.

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New Jersey News

Christie Wants Congress to Act Quickly on Sandy Recovery

Monday, November 26, 2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said on Monday that his goal is to secure multi-billion dollar federal aid for Sandy recovery from Washington during Congress's lame duck session.

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New Jersey News

NJ Senators Advance Health Insurance Exchange

Monday, October 01, 2012

A New Jersey state Senate committee has again advanced a bill that would create a state-run health insurance exchange.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

NJ Senate Check-In: Teacher Tenure

Thursday, July 05, 2012

Assistant majority leader of the state senate, M. Theresa Ruiz , gives a post-holiday check-in on New Jersey's special legislative session and discusses her sponsored legislation on teacher tenure.

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New Jersey News

Christie Beats Tax Cut Drum in Trenton onto National Stage

Monday, July 02, 2012

Governor Chris Christie tried to cajole the Democratically controlled legislature on Monday to add tax cuts to their list of bipartisan accomplishments for the year. And to drive home the point, he hit the national airwaves after his address.

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New Jersey News

Battle Over Tax Cut Continues in Trenton

Saturday, June 30, 2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has called a special session of the state legislature for Monday to consider his proposal to cut income taxes by 10 percent. It’s a measure that has been rejected by the Democratically-controlled state Senate and Assembly.

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Who Had the Better Week—Cuomo or Christie?

Friday, February 24, 2012

Both rock stars in their own right, both trying to right their states' ships, and both building serious momentum for a potential presidential run. Every Friday, we'll look at who's week will look better on a résumé come 2016.

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WNYC News

NJ Treasury Dept: Higher Taxes Drive Wealthy Out of State

Monday, November 14, 2011

The New Jersey Treasury Department released data Monday showing that higher taxes drive out the state's top income earners.

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WNYC News

NJ Voters Approve Sports Betting Measure; Democrats Keep Control of Legislature

Wednesday, November 09, 2011

New Jersey residents headed to the polls and approved a referendum on legalizing sports betting. All state legislative positions and hundreds of county and local offices were also up for election in the state.

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