Sunday, January 25, 2015

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DES MOINES, Iowa - New Jersey Gov. Christie told an audience of more than 1,000 Iowa conservative activists at a conference here Saturday that he shares the same political values, deriding the "conventional wisdom" that says he's too moderate for the state that will cast the first votes in the 2016 Republican presidential race in a little more than a year.
Gov. Christie plans to travel next month to New Hampshire, home of the first-in-the-nation presidential primary.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie has scheduled a trip to the important early-voting state of New Hampshire as he weighs a potential presidential campaign.
EDISON, N.J. (AP) - In the wake of the partial closure of a heavily traveled bridge in northern New Jersey this week, Transportation Commissioner Jamie Fox warned Thursday that the state's failing roads and bridges cost drivers billions of dollars as the state is running out of money to repair them.
Gov. Christie on Thursday installed an emergency management team in Atlantic City, asserting that outside assistance was needed to curtail the city's financial free fall.
Gov. Christie’s 2013 reelection campaign accumulated $40,000 more in debt last quarter and now owes $800,000 in bills related to the George Washington Bridge scandal, a new filing with the state shows.
Michele Brown, a longtime ally of Gov. Christie and chief of the state agency that has approved hundreds of millions of dollars in tax incentives for corporations in recent years, is leaving her post to head a nonprofit economic-development group.
Four members of Township Council voted to fire John Armano because of an alleged conflict of interest.
The controversial 'Return Home New Jersey' program requires disabled adults living out of state to move to group homes in New Jersey, families now have hope with a new proposed plan.
Adam Taliaferro, known for his against-the-odds recovery after a spinal-cord injury as a Pennsylvania State University football player, has been selected to fill former New Jersey Assemblywoman Celeste Riley's seat, Democratic officials said Thursday.
DES MOINES, Iowa - New Jersey Gov. Christie told an audience of more than 1,000 Iowa conservative activists at a conference here Saturday that he shares the same political values, deriding the "conventional wisdom" that says he's too moderate for the state that will cast the first votes in the 2016 Republican presidential race in a little more than a year.
Gov. Christie plans to travel next month to New Hampshire, home of the first-in-the-nation presidential primary.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie has scheduled a trip to the important early-voting state of New Hampshire as he weighs a potential presidential campaign.
EDISON, N.J. (AP) - In the wake of the partial closure of a heavily traveled bridge in northern New Jersey this week, Transportation Commissioner Jamie Fox warned Thursday that the state's failing roads and bridges cost drivers billions of dollars as the state is running out of money to repair them.
Bruce Springsteen CDs, the Bible, books about weight loss and foreign affairs, a Cuban flag, and a bottle of Pinot Noir.
Gov. Christie on Thursday installed an emergency management team in Atlantic City, asserting that outside assistance was needed to curtail the city's financial free fall.
The measure comes in the wake of a New York magazine report that a Great Lakes-area 18-year-old plans to marry her long-estranged biological father and move to New Jersey.
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.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - President Barack Obama's former ambassador to Germany said Wednesday that he's serious about running for New Jersey governor in 2017.
The state Legislature appears poised to try to breathe some life into New Jersey’s moribund offshore wind program.