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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Christie Calls War On Drugs Ineffective, Announces Program To Send Some Offenders To Rehab, Not Jail

Christie said the state is phasing in a program to send non-violent drug-addicted first-time offenders to rehab instead of jail. He discussed efforts at a conference organized by former Gov. Jim McGreevey.

04/17/2014

Gov. Chris Christie speaks during a Town Hall Meeting  (file/credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Christie Calls For Changes To State Pensions, Wants Realty Transfer Fees Tossed

Gov. Chris Christie’s town hall meeting in Somerset on Tuesday focused on the state budget.

04/15/2014

Gov. Chris Christie delivers his 'State of the State' address in Trenton on Jan. 14, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Chris Christie ‘Nervous’ After George Washington Bridge Scandal Linked To Aides

The notes show Christie pulled together key members of his government and political teams after the scandal broke.

04/14/2014

FILE -- Commuters exit a PATH train station at the World Trade Center site. (credit: Getty Images)

New Jersey Port Authority Board Member Anthony Sartor Steps Down

A Port Authority spokesman has confirmed that Anthony Sartor submitted his resignation Monday. That comes less than three weeks after the resignation of board Chairman David Samson.

04/14/2014

Christie holds press conf March 28

Gov. Christie Gets Extension In GWB Lane Closures Lawsuits

Christie was among several defendants who were initially scheduled to respond to the lawsuits by Friday.

04/12/2014

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Standard & Poor’s Downgrades New Jersey’s Bond Rating To A-Plus

Standard & Poor’s announced its action Wednesday, saying the state still has a structural deficit even as the economy is improving.

04/09/2014

George Washington Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

Judge: Ex-Christie Aides Don’t Have To Comply With Bridgegate Subpoenas

Former Christie loyalists Bridget Kelly and Bill Stepien had been fighting subpoenas calling for them to hand over documents regarding a plot to create traffic jams in Fort Lee to retaliate against the town’s mayor.

04/09/2014

Gov. Chris Christie speaks during a Town Hall Meeting  (file/credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Says He’s Open To Considering Changes To Medical Marijuana Program

Gov. Chris Christie spoke about the issue Wednesday at a town hall meeting with the mother of a child who died in December of Dravet Syndrome, a rare and often fatal symptom of epilepsy that has been treated with marijuana.

04/09/2014

A hearing of the New Jersey Joint Legislative Committee into the “Bridgegate” scandal. (Credit: CBS 2)

Tempers Flare Amid Partisan Bickering At ‘Bridgegate’ Committee Hearing

Democrats have warned that they will issue more subpoenas in the “Bridgegate” scandal that is threatening Gov. Chris Christie’s administration.

04/08/2014

The George Washington Bridge on Jan. 9, 2014. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie’s Spokesman Testifies Before Federal Grand Jury In ‘Bridgegate’ Scandal

Doug Burns, a former federal prosecutor not involved in the ‘Bridgegate’ scandal, said the U.S. Attorney’s Office likely believes a closer look is warranted.

04/05/2014

The New Jersey side of the George Washington Bridge, which connects Fort Lee, NJ, and New York City, is seen on January 9, 2014 in Fort Lee, New Jersey. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is currently caught in a political scandal, in which one of his aides ordered The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to purposely cause traffic jams at the on-ramps to the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, NJ, due to political disagreements between Governor Christie and the mayor of Fort Lee. Christie claims he had no knowledge of issue and has since fired the aide.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Longtime Christie Aide Testifies In ‘Bridgegate’ Scandal

A longtime aide to New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie testified before a federal grand jury Friday, in a probe of the politically-motivated lane closures on the George Washington Bridge.

04/04/2014

Gov. Chris Christie at a town hall in Sayreville, N.J., April 3, 2014. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Christie On Legalizing Pot: NJ Won’t Be ‘A Place Where People Fly Into To Get High’

There is a proposal in the state legislature that would legalize pot and use the revenues for road repairs. Recreational marijuana was legalized by voters in Colorado and Washington state.

04/04/2014

Gov. Chris Christie at a town hall in Sayreville, N.J., April 3, 2014. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Gov. Christie Announces Buyout Successes At Sayreville Town Hall

Christie said the state has made offers to purchase 265 homes in Sayreville and neighboring South River from willing sellers. So far, 175 have accepted.

04/03/2014

Naloxone nasal inhalant, sold under the brand name Narcan, is an antidote for heroin and opioid overdose. (credit: StopOverdose.org)

Police In 2 NJ Counties Being Trained In Use Of Heroin Anti-Overdose Drug As Part Of Pilot Program

Police in all 32 Ocean County municipalities are now being trained to administer nasal shots of Narcan. Gov. Chris Christie announced a pilot program Wednesday.

04/02/2014

Gov. Chris Christie sworn in for second term Jan. 21, 2014 (CBS 2)

Christie Hosts 90th Birthday Roast Of Former New Jersey Gov. Brendan Byrne

Gov. Chris Christie hosted the roast Tuesday night at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, N.J.

04/01/2014

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