Tom Moran

Political columnist for The Star-Ledger

Tom Moran appears in the following:

This Week in Politics: Bridgegate “Hero” Gaining Little Traction in NJ Gov Race

Saturday, May 06, 2017

Democratic Assemblyman John Wisniewski has just over 4 weeks left to make an impression.

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It's Governor Christie Against Newspapers in New Bill

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

New Jersey lawmakers are considering whether to drop a requirement to put legal notices in newspapers, which could cut drastically into revenue used to pay journalists.

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Chris Christie: GOP Top Brash

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

A closer look at one of the most outspoken GOP presidential candidates.

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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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Christie Endorsement: "We Blew It"

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Despite "deep reservations," The Star-Ledger endorsed Chris Christie for governor last Fall. Now, they say they "blew it." Tom Moran, columnist for The Star-Ledger, talks about the newspaper rescinding their endorsement, and looks back at how they made their choice between two "flawed human beings."

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New Good Samaritan Overdose Law in New Jersey

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Tom Moran, columnist for the Star-Ledger, discusses the new Good Samaritan law that allows people to call 911 to report an overdose without fear of criminal prosecution.

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Taxes, Jobs and Nutley, New Jersey

Friday, July 06, 2012

Tom Moran, editorial page editor and columnist at The Star-Ledger, responds to the news that Roche is moving their plant away from Nutley, NJ and talks about the idea that low taxes are essential economic bait for companies.

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Thanksgiving Conversation Starters

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

We run through a few stories that might get the conversation going at your Thanksgiving table. We'll hear from three guests...

  • Tom Moran, columnist for The Star-Ledger, on how some NJ execs avoid taxes.
  • Alice Park, reporter for TIME Magazine, on why anxiety is bad for us...but how it may be good.
  • Stephen Dubner, host of Freakonomics, on the nature of momentum in the NFL.

And then...

Open Phones: Your suggestions for topics you plan to bring up at the dinner table.

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Checking in on Christie

Monday, November 15, 2010

Tom Moran, political columnist for the Star-Ledger, discusses news in New Jersey relating to Governor Chris Christie, including capping public employee salaries, climate change and the ARC tunnel.

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Judge Not

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Tom Moran, political columnist for The Star-Ledger, looks at Governor Christie's move to oust sitting NJ Supreme Court Justice John Wallace. Plus it's election day for many New Jersey towns, including Newark; and a breakdown of the Governor's proposals for restructuring public employee contracts.

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Call In: Christie Inauguration

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

It's Day 1 of the Chris Christie Governorship in New Jersey. Tom Moran, political columnist for the Star-Ledger, discusses what he expects from the new era in Trenton.

What are your hopes and fears for the Christie era? Give us a call or comment below!

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New in New Jersey

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Tom Moran, political columnist for the Star-Ledger, talks about the newly elected New Jersey legislative leadership and the remaining lame duck session.

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Election Day: New York and New Jersey

Tuesday, November 03, 2009

Tom Moran, political columnist for the Star-Ledger, analyzes today's election in New Jersey, and Azi Paybarah, reporter for the New York Observer, analyzes the New York City races.

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Toll Hikes in NJ's Future

Monday, November 19, 2007

Tom Moran, political columnist at the Newark Star Ledger, discusses Govenor Corzine's call for toll hikes to help balance New Jersey's budget.

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