Speaking in New Hampshire on Tuesday, Christie unveiled his national proposal to reform the Social Security system, which includes reducing payments for those making over $80,000 while phasing out Social Security altogether for those bringing in over $200,000.
Christie’s proposal is part of a plan he says will cut deficits by $1 trillion over a decade, an approach he said would confront the nation’s “biggest challenges in an honest way.”
The potential Republican presidential contender will hold what his office says is his 134th town hall event Tuesday at the Old Bridge High School gymnasium in Matawan.
Transportation Commissioner Jamie Fox said Thursday at a Senate Budget Committee hearing that New Jersey’s transportation trust fund has enough money for fiscal year 2016, but will run out beyond that.
Chris Christie may never get to live out his dream of being the general manager of the Mets, but he can now live vicariously through his son.
New Hampshire is seen as an especially important state for Christie. Voters there tend to be more receptive to moderate candidates than other early states.
Forty-two percent of respondents said they would not consider voting for the New Jersey governor — more than any other listed potential candidate in either party.
The state’s Transportation Trust Fund, which gets money from the gas tax, is running out of money needed to repair potholes, bridges and more.
New Jersey’s Senate is going to consider a resolution that calls for a judge to reject Gov. Chris Christie’s $225 million settlement with Exxon Mobil.
State Sen. Ray Lesniak, other lawmakers and residents of Linden stood in a park across a highway from the refineries on Friday to slam the $225 million settlement announced last week by Gov. Chris Christie’s administration.
The head of NJ TRANSIT said Wednesday that a looming budget gap could force fare increases but that she will strive to make those less burdensome than the hikes instituted in 2010 that prompted heavy criticism from commuters.
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for New York City, Long Island and parts of New Jersey until 7 p.m. Thursday.
A winter storm warning was expected to remain in effect for most of the state until 7 p.m. The National Weather Service said 4 to 8 inches were possible.
The survey released Tuesday shows 51 percent of registered voters who were questioned disapprove of the job Christie is doing, compared to 35 percent who approve.
Gov. Chris Christie made news on the state’s beleaguered Transportation Trust Fund this week by not mentioning it in his 25-minute budget address.