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Christie says the RGA will spend millions in Maine

8-12-14
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the Republican Governors Association will spend millions in Maine to help Gov. Paul LePage win another term. The two governors campaigned together Tuesday at C&L Aviation Group in Bangor. ...

Poll: New Jersey voters split on Christie

8-12-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey voters remain split on Gov. Chris Christie. But they're pretty sure he's preparing to run for president in 2016. A Rutgers-Eagleton poll out Tuesday finds Christie's job approval continues to hover just above 50 ...

ACLU wants Army to help 2 transgender veterans

8-11-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's American Civil Liberties Union wants the Army to "fully recognize" the new legal names of two New Jersey-based transgender military veterans. The group announced Monday that it submitted two applications to the ...
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Christie Signs Bail Reform Bill

8-11-14
Gov. Chris Christie signed the bail reform bill at Trenton City Hall, where he also signed the ban the box legislation.
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Fracking Waste Ban Veto Raises Question Of Override

8-11-14
New Jersey lawmakers passed a bill that would ban fracking waste in the state but Gov. Chris Christie vetoed the bill.

First debate scheduled in New Jersey Senate race

8-11-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The first debate has been set in New Jersey's U.S. Senate race. Incumbent Democrat Cory Booker and his little-known Republican challenger, Jeff Bell, will face each other in a televised debate on Oct. 25, organized by the ...
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Homestead Program Rebates Delayed Forcing Homeowners to Make Choices

8-11-14
Those enrolled in the Homestead program were supposed to receive their annual property tax credit in August but it has been pushed back to next May, forcing those enrolled to make tough decisions.
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NJ Policy Perspective President: Revenue Problem Is Combination of Projections And Finances

8-11-14
New Jersey Policy Perspective President Gordon MacInnes said that the state's current budget issues are a combination of revenue projects and the state's current financial situation.

Commission: Can’t force casinos to stay open 4 mos

8-11-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Casino Control Commission says it can't force the owners of two casinos threatened with closure to stay open another four months while new buyers are sought. Three Atlantic City-area state lawmakers last ...

Deal inked for World Trade Center Wi-Fi

8-11-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Officials say commuters and visitors at the World Trade Center will be able to take advantage of free WiFi. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced an agreement with Boingo Wireless on Monday. In May, the board ...