Thursday, December 18, 2014

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The governor says he's planning to travel to Dallas for Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts.
TRENTON - A package of critical bills being voted on Thursday at the Statehouse will decide the fate of the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City.
NEWARK, N.J. - Two lawsuits filed by people stuck in traffic jams caused by apparently politically motivated lane closings at the George Washington Bridge will move forward without Gov. Christie as a defendant, a lawyer in the case said Wednesday.
BROOKSIDE, N.J. (AP) - Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he'll discuss his potential 2016 presidential bid with his family over the holidays and make a decision soon after.
U.S. Attorney for New Jersey Paul Fishman today acknowledged a need to finish his office's investigation into the George Washington Bridge lane closures as quickly as possible, though he wouldn't say how long that might take.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - The federal prosecutor heading the months-long investigation into the apparently politically motivated lane closures at the George Washington Bridge says he knows the probe needs to conclude "as expeditiously as possible."
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) - Proposed tax breaks to help Atlantic City's eight casinos would be eliminated under a plan proposed Wednesday by a Republican state assemblyman.
Downashore: Charlie Birnbaum, the piano tuner who is fighting to keep his family home in Atlantic City from being seized by the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority, delivered a petition with 100K signatures to Gov. Christie on Wednesday. Plus, his lawyers now say Christie's plans for Atlantic City make the CRDA's efforts to seize his home even more questionable.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie is continuing his focus on drug addiction and treatment as he gears up for a potential presidential run.
TRENTON - The New Jersey Economic Development Authority on Tuesday approved $118 million in tax incentives for Subaru of America and an additional $40 million for Cooper Health System to relocate their operations in Camden.
The governor says he's planning to travel to Dallas for Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts.
TRENTON - A package of critical bills being voted on Thursday at the Statehouse will decide the fate of the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City.
NEWARK, N.J. - Two lawsuits filed by people stuck in traffic jams caused by apparently politically motivated lane closings at the George Washington Bridge will move forward without Gov. Christie as a defendant, a lawyer in the case said Wednesday.
BROOKSIDE, N.J. (AP) - Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he'll discuss his potential 2016 presidential bid with his family over the holidays and make a decision soon after.
U.S. Attorney for New Jersey Paul Fishman today acknowledged a need to finish his office's investigation into the George Washington Bridge lane closures as quickly as possible, though he wouldn't say how long that might take.
One year after the Mount Holly Gardens housing-discrimination case was settled, the township has missed a deadline to rebuild the decimated, mostly Latino and African American neighborhood.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s announcement today that he will "actively explore" a 2016 presidential bid unleashed a wave of speculation about how his action might affect other Republicans – Gov. Christie included.
TRENTON - Legislation allowing physicians to prescribe life-ending medication to terminally ill patients who request it was advanced Monday by a state Senate committee.
LINDEN, N.J. (AP) - The end of New Jersey's red light camera program couldn't come soon enough for Alex Valdez. In fact, it didn't.
In a crowded aircraft hangar at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, President Obama told thousands of military service members Monday that they "are the backbone of the greatest nation on Earth," and thanked them for their "selfless character."