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Taxpayers’ tab $1M so far for lawyers for Christie

5-6-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey taxpayers have been billed nearly $1.1 million for a law firm's first two weeks of work for Gov. Chris Christie's office during investigations of lane closures near the George Washington Bridge. The bill comes after ...
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GWB Committee Questions Former IGA Director

5-6-14
During a hearing, members of the special committee investigating the George Washington Bridge lane closures heard testimony from former IGA Director Christina Renna.
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Asw. Handlin and Asw. Caride Discuss Renna’s Testimony in GWB Investigation

5-6-14
Assemblywomen Amy Handlin and Marlene Caride discuss Christina Renna's testimony on the George Washington Bridge lane closure investigation with NJTV News Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron.
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Atlantic Homeless Alliance Formed to Overhaul System

5-6-14
Officials say using the Single Point of Entry computer system will streamline all public and non-profit case files on the homeless.

Police chief wounded in accidental shooting

5-6-14
BORDENTOWN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say the police chief of a central New Jersey town was shot in the leg when his service weapon accidentally discharged inside the town's municipal building. The shooting occurred around 3:45 p.m. Tuesday ...
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Former NJ Pinelands Commissioner Claims Politics Led to Her Replacement

5-6-14
Former New Jersey Pinelands Commissioner Leslie Ficcaglia says she has been replaced because she voted against a 22-mile natural gas pipeline.

Christie, Cuomo form Port Authority reform panel

5-6-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo are adding their voices to those seeking to reform the beleaguered Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. The two governors sent a letter Tuesday notifying the ...

Nevada trademark award upheld against poker player

5-6-14
LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal appeals court panel has upheld a $60,000 judgment against a long-time poker player for infringing on the trademark of a Nevada company that makes books and videos about gambling. The Las Vegas Sun ...

Christie lauds new coordination for homeless

5-6-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie says a new system to coordinate services for homeless people in Atlantic County can be a model statewide and nationally. The Republican governor went to Atlantic City on Tuesday to laud the Single ...

Ex-Rep. Andrews registers as lobbyist

5-6-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A former congressman from New Jersey has registered as a lobbyist. But under ethics laws, Rob Andrews will not be allowed to lobby current members of Congress until February, when he will have been out of office a year. The ...