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Christie Administration Opposes Trump Plan to Drill in Atlantic

Credit: Governor’s Office/Tim Larsen DEP Commissioner Bob Martin The Christie administration yesterday renewed its opposition to any plans to open the waters off the Jersey coast to oil and gas exploration, a move being considered by the federal government. In a letter to the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, New […]


Key Christie ally slated to lead the Port Authority

Chris Christie’s influence in regional government will continue after he leaves office in January. Today, the New Jersey governor and Andrew Cuomo of New York announced their agreement to appoint former LD40 GOP state Senator Kevin O’Toole as Chairman of the Board of Commissioners and Rick Cotton as Executive Director of the Port Authority of New […]

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Christie told you half of the ‘affordability crisis’ story. Here’s the other half.

Chris Christie visited NJ 101.5 for ‘Ask the Governor’ last night, Save Jerseyans, his monthly soap box designed for interaction between the vox populi and its highest state-based elected official (whenever, of course, he’s actually here). It’s rarely boring and, sometimes, a little instructive for those of us who try to keep a close eye […]

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Christie presser scheduled for same time as Guadagno’s running mate announcement

Multiple media reports suggest Kim Guadagno had nothing but nice things to say about her boss and frenemy Chris Christie. ‘Cozy’ is the word used by one of our own sources. Apparently not cozy enough to change the troubled relationship’s dynamic. Guadagno’s running mate announcement is scheduled for Thursday at 10:30 a.m. in North Jersey’s […]

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Bright Spot for New Jersey: Multiple anti-business bills killed by veto pen… for now.

Governor Chris Christie took a hard-left turn on Friday, raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco and signing bills to appease the state’s power LGBTQ-etc. and so on lobby. But on the business front? Unless, of course, you own convenience stores heavily dependent on tobacco sales? There were some bright spots. The Governor vetoed a […]

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Christie raises New Jersey’s minimum age for purchasing tobacco to 21

Teenagers can no longer buy cigarettes in New Jersey. On Friday, Governor Chris Christie signed into law S-359/A-2320 which raises the minimum age from 19 to 21 for the purchase of tobacco products.  “By raising the minimum age to purchase tobacco products to 21, we are giving young people more time to develop a maturity and […]

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Ticked-off Christie accuses press of ignoring positive N.J. jobs news

Gov. Chris Christie visited the Commercialization Center for Innovative Technologies in North Brunswick to celebrate good news on the New Jersey jobs front, Save Jerseyans, but he had choice words for the assembled members of the media whom he believes go out of their way to ignore his Administration’s economic accomplishments. Love or loathe him, it […]

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Now It’s Official: Harrington (Finally) Sworn in as Education Commissioner

Kimberley Harrington, New Jersey’s commissioner of education It got little notice and may not last all that long, but yesterday Kimberley Harrington finally won the full title that has gone with her job for nearly the past year: New Jersey’s commissioner of education. Gov. Chris Christie announced late in the day that Harrington had been […]



Another NJ Transit train derailment plagues Penn Station

NJ Transit is allegedly back on schedule, Save Jerseyans, after another New York City’s  slow-speed derailment at Penn Station suspended operation and snarled Penn Station for several hours on Thursday evening: Due to a minor @NJTransit derailment at NYP, customers may experience delays of 45 min. in and out of the station. — Amtrak Northeast (@AmtrakNEC) July […]

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REPORT: New Jersey won’t fully comply with Trump’s election integrity initiative

New Jersey is apparently adopting a non-committal approach to President Donald Trump’s request for individual voters’ information: BREAKING: NJ will not fully comply with @realDonaldTrump's voter commission on election integrity. @CruzNJTV has the full story tonight. pic.twitter.com/UhOiN9qj8s — NJTV News (@NJTVNews) July 5, 2017 — The “non-public” information requested included the last four digits of […]

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Comparing the Shutdown Scores of Maine’s LePage and Chris Christie

Chris Christie and Paul LePage are friends, Save Jerseyans, sharing not just a Republican affiliation and gubernatorial titles but also a decidedly combustible approach to interpersonal relations in the public eye. Said another way? They’re smack talkers par excellence. Their respective summer 2017 shutdown experiences nevertheless ended very, very differently. Up in Maine, Governor LePage secured […]

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UPDATE #3: Popular GOP legislator blames Christie’s “bullying tactics,” “weak-kneed” pols for shutdown

Governor Chris Christie placed full blame for the New Jersey government shutdown on Speaker Vincent Prieto ahead of a 2:30 p.m. Saturday afternoon address to the N.J. Senate, Save Jerseyans: When will @VincentPrieto fulfill his constitutional duty and stop playing politics? 10 hours & counting Mr. Speaker… https://t.co/NxWuVKL120 — Governor Christie (@GovChristie) July 1, 2017 […]

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So what’s closed or disrupted because of the N.J. government shutdown?

So what impact will this New Jersey state government shutdown have on your weekend (or beyond)? Depends where you’re headed! Here’s a list compiled and disseminated by the Christie Administration late Friday night/early Saturday AM: — Department of Environmental Protection: All state parks, recreation areas, forests, and historic sites, including Island Beach State Park and Liberty […]

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