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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers his budget address for fiscal year 2016 to the Legislature on Feb. 24, 2015, in Trenton, N.J. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Christie Backs Legislation That Would Ban Abortion After 20 Weeks’ Pregnancy

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Monday that he is backing federal legislation that would ban abortions at 20 weeks of pregnancy.

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Gov. Christie: Tax Revenue From Marijuana Sales Is ‘Blood Money’

Gov. Chris Christie is reiterating his opposition to legalizing marijuana for recreational use and says tax revenue from sales of the drug amount to “blood money.”

03/25/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers his budget address for fiscal year 2016 to the Legislature on Feb. 24, 2015, in Trenton, N.J. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie: Candidates Need To Be Blunt To Win

Gov. Chris Christie has traveled to Morris County to sell his budget plans for the upcoming year.

03/24/2015

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Flags Flown At Half-Staff In New Jersey For Marine Killed In Florida Helicopter Crash

Gov. Chris Christie ordered flags on Monday lowered in memory of Capt. Stanford Henry Shaw III.

03/23/2015

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Gov. Christie Signs Bill Allowing Sale Of Tesla Cars In New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – Gov. Chris Christie has signed a measure that would allow the sale of Tesla and other zero-emission cars in New Jersey. Christie signed the bill Wednesday. The new law comes about […]

03/18/2015

Citizens and the Mayor of Jersey City are concerned about the future of Liberty State Park. (Credit: CBS2)

Liberty State Park Projects Subject To Agency Approval Under New Bill

Any plans to commercially develop Liberty State Park would be subject to approval by New Jersey’s chief environmental official under new legislation in the Assembly.

03/17/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers his budget address for fiscal year 2016 to the Legislature on Feb. 24, 2015, in Trenton, N.J. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Christie: Overhaul Of Pension System Would Fix Sins Of Past Administrations

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said at a town hall meeting Tuesday that he is working to fix the sins of past administrations by pushing for an overhaul of the state’s pension and health benefit system for public workers.

03/17/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers his budget address for fiscal year 2016 to the Legislature on Feb. 24, 2015, in Trenton, N.J. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Christie Administration Appeals Order To Pump Funds Into Pension System

The Christie administration on Monday formally asked an appellate judge to review a case involving the New Jersey public pension system.

03/16/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers his budget address for fiscal year 2016 to the Legislature on Feb. 24, 2015, in Trenton, N.J. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

New Report Chronicles Poor Track Record For New Jersey Pension Payments

A report showing New Jersey’s poor track record at paying into its public pension system has come out just as Gov. Chris Christie navigates his latest proposal through a hostile state Legislature to scale back a promised payment.

03/11/2015

A nurse loads a syringe with a vaccine against hepatitis at a free immunization clinic for students before the start of the school year,  in Lynwood, California August, 27, 2013. (credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

New Jersey Bill Advances To Change Vaccine Exemption For Students

New Jersey might change a religious exemption that has allowed nearly 9,000 students to avoid vaccinations in the 2013-14 school year.

03/10/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at a news conference at Bristol-Myers Children's Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University October 07, 2014 in New Brunswick, New Jersey. (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Extols Benefits Of Medicaid Expansion At Town Hall

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is touting the budgetary benefits of Medicaid expansion under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

03/10/2015

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie gives the annual State of the State address on January 13, 2015 in Trenton, New Jersey. Christie addressed topics ranging from state pensions to new drug addiction solutions.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Defends Budget Plan, Urges Parents To Not Opt Out Of PARCC During Town Hall Event

Gov. Chris Christie says the state would have to raise taxes to afford paying a court-mandated amount into the pension system for public sector employees.

03/04/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers his budget address for fiscal year 2016 to the Legislature on Feb. 24, 2015, in Trenton, N.J. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

14 Unions To Sue Gov. Christie Again Over Pension Payments

Fourteen unions representing New Jersey public sector employees say they plan to sue Gov. Chris Christie again over planned contributions to government employees’ pension funds.

03/03/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on the campaign trail with now-Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner (left) in Chicago in July 2014. (Credit: CBS Chicago)

New Illinois Governor Slams New Jersey Despite Strong Support From Christie

The new Republican Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner had some harsh words for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Monday, saying Christie’s state was “lost” and “going down the drain.”

03/02/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks at a news conference at Bristol-Myers Children's Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University October 07, 2014 in New Brunswick, New Jersey. (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Christie: Transportation Trust Fund ‘Not A Crisis At The Moment’

Gov. Chris Christie says the state’s imperiled transportation trust fund is not “a crisis at the moment” and that talks with legislative leaders to replenish it continue.

02/26/2015

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