Friday, January 30, 2015

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Bruce Springsteen CDs, the Bible, books about weight loss and foreign affairs, a Cuban flag, and a bottle of Pinot Noir.
When New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie vetoed the pig gestation crate bill late last year, there was widespread speculation the move was less about what Christie thought was in the best interest of his Garden State constituents and more about what was best for his future national political career.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Stars who play at least four nights in Atlantic City would be freed from having to pay state income taxes on all shows in the state that year under the latest proposal to revive the struggling seaside resort.
TRENTON - New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney accused Gov. Christie on Thursday of trying to "force" Atlantic City into bankruptcy, and said he would sue to block such a move.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New rules would direct how New Jersey distributes disaster aid.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Police departments in New Jersey might have new rules to follow before acquiring military surplus equipment from the federal government.
Gov. Christie’s job approval rating is at its worst in almost four years, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll, with more New Jersey voters disapproving than approving.
Two New Jersey congressmen are renewing their efforts to allow sports betting in the state.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - There were no injuries or damage after firefighters briefly blocked New Jersey Statehouse workers from entering the building as they responded to an alarm.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie plans to meet with president Reuven Rivlin of Israel later this week.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie is scheduled to have dinner with 2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney hours after Romney announced he will not pursue another run for the White House.
When New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie vetoed the pig gestation crate bill late last year, there was widespread speculation the move was less about what Christie thought was in the best interest of his Garden State constituents and more about what was best for his future national political career.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Stars who play at least four nights in Atlantic City would be freed from having to pay state income taxes on all shows in the state that year under the latest proposal to revive the struggling seaside resort.
TRENTON - New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney accused Gov. Christie on Thursday of trying to "force" Atlantic City into bankruptcy, and said he would sue to block such a move.
NEW JERSEY Taliaferro takes Assembly seat TRENTON Adam J. Taliaferro was sworn in as a New Jersey assemblyman Thursday afternoon, two weeks after being tapped by Democratic leaders to fill an empty seat.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New rules would direct how New Jersey distributes disaster aid.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Revel has finally won something.
New Jersey's U.S. senators and a congressman have denounced a White House draft proposal that would authorize drilling in the Atlantic Ocean.
As the competition to win the support of donors for a potential presidential campaign intensifies, Gov. Christie on Monday announced a federal political action committee that could lay the foundation for a 2016 run.
Bruce Springsteen CDs, the Bible, books about weight loss and foreign affairs, a Cuban flag, and a bottle of Pinot Noir.