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Budget Stalemate Threatens 2018 Transportation Projects Worth $4B

Credit: Governor’s Office/Tim Larsen Governor Chris Christie on Tuesday met workers at an Interstate 95 project in Mercer County that is being funded by the Transportation Trust Fund. Gov. Chris Christie and lawmakers remained in a stalemate yesterday over the next state budget, moving another day closer to the date when the state constitution would […]


Christie to decide whether N.J. will tax Airbnb, online rentals

TRENTON — It’s now up to Gov. Chris Christie whether online marketplaces such as Airbnb that offer short-term housing rentals will be taxed the same way hotels are in New Jersey. The state Senate on Monday gave final legislative approval to the bill, which would allow municipalities to impose sales and use taxes, as well […]


Sweeney, NJEA Square off in Ugly Brawl About School Funding

State Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D-Gloucester) In an ironic twist, the fate of school funding for next year may not hinge on the usual Democratic-Republican politics, but instead on what has become a nasty feud between New Jersey’s top Democrat and its dominant teachers union. State Senate President Steve Sweeney and the New Jersey Education […]




NJ Treasurer Pitches Plan to Use Lottery to Help Prop Up Public-Worker Pensions

Gov. Chris Christie’s state treasurer appeared before lawmakers yesterday to make an in-person pitch for the administration’s proposal to use the revenue-generating state Lottery to help prop up New Jersey’s beleaguered public-employee pension system. Whether the lawmakers decide to play along under what’s now a tight deadline for action remains to be seen. During an […]


After trying to raid its surplus, Christie nominates long-time friend Brown for Horizon’s board

Governor Chris Christie is proposing his long-time friend Michele Brown to sit on the board of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, Save Jerseyans. The Friday morning announcement comes shortly after Christie sought legislative support to seize the insurer’s emergency surplus to fund low-income residents’ drug addiction services. The move was almost universally panned […]

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Guadagno Starts General Election Trailing Murphy by 29 Points

Quinnipiac projected a 10-point Christie lead at this point in 2009, Save Jerseyans. This week? Eight years later? A new Quinnipiac Poll released Wednesday finds Phil Murphy (D-Goldman Sachs) with a massive 29-point lead over Chris Christie’s second-in-command, Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, 55% to 26%. It’s a challenging landscape across the board for the newly-minted […]

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When Christie Stashed His Bridgegate Cell Phone With the FBI Nominee

Christopher Wray Although Christopher Wray, President Donald Trump’s choice to lead the FBI, wasn’t the most high-profile Bridgegate lawyer, he emerged as a public figure just after the public learned that a key piece of possible evidence – Gov. Chris Christie’s personal cellphone – would be forever kept from public view. Last summer, after a […]


LD38 SENATE: GOP’s Langschultz Goes After Gordon (and Christie) Over Their Tax-Centric “Solutions”

Trenton Democrats love raising taxes. The truly talented ones invent new taxes. State Senator Bob Gordon (D-38), Chairman of the New Jersey State Senate’s Legislative Oversight Committee, is inventing a new type of tax — which he calls “Impact Fees” — which would be levied on developers as part of a purported solution the NJ Transit crisis. […]

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#NJPRIMARY RECAP: Missing Republicans, Christie’s “3rd Term” and the Winnable Quest to Erase a 25-Point Deficit

“A vote for Kim Guadagno is a vote for a third term for Chris Christie,” the DGA’s new attack site screamed on the morning after. Here we go, folks… ChristiesThirdTerm.com, a product of the DGA, was primed to launch before last night’s expected victory in the Republican Primary, but it’s nothing that the LG’s GOP […]

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REPORT: Christie (finally) endorses Guadagno on Primary Day

A blessing? Or a curse? We may not know the answer until November, Save Jerseyans, but for now, Chris Christie is formally endorsing his #2, Kim Guadagno, in today’s NJGOP gubernatorial primary to succeed him. “I think the biggest endorsement you can give somebody is your vote. I’ve worked with her for eight years and I […]

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Christie Lauds ‘Sacred Principles of Democracy’ On D-Day Anniversary

As New Jerseyans cast ballots in this year’s primary elections, Chris Christie issued a proclamation declaring June 6, 2017 “D-Day Remembrance Day” on the 73rd Anniversary of D-Day: Today, we join the rest of the world in commemorating the 73rd anniversary of D-Day. All Americans owe a tremendous debt of gratitude and appreciation to our World […]

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Wildstein sentencing in Bridgegate scandal is postponed

NEWARK–The sentencing next week of David Wildstein, a key figure in the Bridgegate scandal, has been postponed until next month. The delay until July 12 was approved by U.S. District Judge Susan Wigenton after a scheduling conference with prosecutors and the defense on Monday. Wildstein, 55, who pleaded guilty for his role in the case […]