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NJ officer in deadly joyride gets prison sentence

2-27-14
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey police officer has been sentenced to three years in prison for taking a joyride in a sports car then crashing into a pole and killing a fellow officer. Keith Buckley of the North Brunswick Police Department ...

Ousted Sandy contractor billed NJ $51M in 8 months

2-27-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Newly released documents show a company hired to oversee applications for a New Jersey home-rebuilding program after Superstorm Sandy billed the state $51 million over eight months before an agreement to end the deal. New ...

Christie says NJ’s many snow days will be made up

2-26-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says the state's schoolchildren will have to make up the snow days they've missed in this unusually harsh winter. On his radio call-in show Wednesday evening on TownSqure Media, Christie said his ...

Trump: Christie will move past scandals

2-26-14
SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) — Real estate developer Donald Trump says he expects New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to make it through the scandals that are plaguing his administration. Trump told the Somerset County Republican Organization: "He's doing fine ...
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At Long Hill Town Hall, Christie Finds More Friendly Faces

2-26-14
Gov. Christie held a town hall in Long Hill where he told the crowd he wouldn't raise taxes while leading the state.
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Union Leaders Respond to Christie’s Call for More Pension Reform

2-26-14
Leaders of New Jersey's unions say that members have already compromised with their pensions to help the state solve a problem they didn't cause.
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Assembly Speaker Happy Budget Proposal Includes Full Pension Payment

2-26-14
Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto (D-32) says that the governor may have had a change of heart on pensions since the State of the State address.
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Elizabeth Mayor: Christie Clearly Plays Favorites

2-26-14
Elizabeth Mayor Chris Bollwage said that Gov. Chris Christie clearly plays favorites in his politics, helping Republicans more than Democrats.
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‘Ask the Governor’ Live Stream: Feb. 26, 2014

2-26-14
Gov. Chris Christie answers questions from New Jerseyans during the live one-hour call-in show “Ask the Governor,” on NJ 101.5 Wednesday at 7 p.m.

War of words escalates inside Port Authority

2-26-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Internal squabbling at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has taken a new turn. A day after Executive Director Patrick Foye slammed Chairman David Samson in print as unfit to lead the bistate agency, five members of ...