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Bridgegate Trial: Former Christie Insider Talks ‘Penalty Box’ for Mayors

10-6-16
Former Christie insider Christina Renna testified at the Bridgegate trial that if a mayor was in the "penalty box", then the governor's staff had no more communications with them.
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Sweeney Announces He Won’t Run for Governor

10-6-16
Senate President Steve Sweeney has announced he won't run for governor in 2017 and plans to support Phil Murphy.
161005Flanagan

Transportation Trust Fund Vote Delayed Until Friday

10-5-16
Procedural rules prevent the Senate from voting on any bills the same day they’re amended unless three-fourths of the senators agree to do it as an emergency. The next vote on the measures that would raise the gas tax and lower other taxes is scheduled for Friday.
161005Cruz

Kaine, Pence Square Off in VP Debate

10-5-16
Democrat Tim Kaine and Republican Mike Pence participated in the only vice presidential debate Tuesday. Kaine focused on Donald Trump's controversial comments while Pence focused on Hillary Clinton's past actions.
161005Aron

David Wildstein Finishes Testifying at Bridgegate Trial

10-5-16
The state's star witness in the Bridgegate trial, David Wildstein, has concluded testifying against Bill Baroni and Bridget Kelly.
161004Flanagan

Federal Audit: NJ Didn’t Have Adequate Controls to Administer Sandy Money

10-4-16
A HUD audit of New Jersey disbursement of Sandy recovery money calls on the state to further justify expenditures it deems questionable or else pay the money back.
161004Vannozzi

Legislators, Progressive Groups Rally Against TTF Deal

10-4-16
Sen. Ray Lesniak is among those opposing an agreement for the Transportation Trust Fund that would increase the gas tax while eliminating the estate tax and lowering the sales tax.
161004Aron

Wildstein Testimony: Christie, Cuomo Coordinated After GWB Lane Closures

10-4-16
During the Bridgegate trial, David Wildstein testified that there was coordination between Govs. Chris Christie and Andrew Cuomo on how to handle the growing controversy that was engulfing the Port Authority after the lane closings on the George Washington Bridge.
161004Cruz

Asm. Ciattarelli Announces Run for Governor

10-4-16
Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli has announced he's running for governor in 2017. He's the second politician to announce his candidacy, after Phil Murphy.
161003Cruz

Trenton’s TTF Compromise Leaves No One Happy, Threatens Budget Hole

10-3-16
Gov. Christie, Senate President Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Prieto reached a deal to fund the Transportation Trust Fund for eight years that includes a gas tax increase and a small sales tax decrease.