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Ask the Governor: July 27, 2017

7-27-17
Gov. Chris Christie answers questions from New Jerseyans during the live one-hour call-in show “Ask the Governor” on NJ 101.5, hosted by Eric Scott at 7 p.m.

Libraries would benefit from approval of public question in the fall

7-26-17
Voters will decide whether or not the state should borrow $125 million for capital improvements to libraries.

Murphy names Sheila Oliver as lieutenant governor

7-26-17
Oliver served as the first female African-American Speaker of the New Jersey Assembly.

Legislature hears concerns over Christie’s plan to reorganize mental health services

7-25-17
Mental Health organizations argue that the timing is not right for this kind of drastic shift.

What’s in a name? A lot.

7-25-17
Transgender teen successfully changes name to match gender identity in precedent setting case.

Gubernatorial candidates to name lieutenant governor picks

7-25-17
Phil Murphy is expected to announce former Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver as his choice for second in command.

Christie rejects paid family leave expansion

7-24-17
The bill would have doubled time off and made more family members eligible.

Political analyst: NJ Voters weary, wary and cynical

7-24-17
Michael Aron discusses the state of the gubernatorial race with political analyst Brigid Harrison.

Gottheimer says bill will help seniors stay in NJ

7-24-17
Democratic Congressman’s bi-partisan bill promises to make retirement more affordable.

Christie calls state’s economy a ‘success’

7-20-17
The governor blamed the media for downplaying New Jersey’s economic growth.