Gov Chris Christie
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.
Gov. Chris Christie’s town hall meeting in Somerset on Tuesday focused on the state budget.
The notes show Christie pulled together key members of his government and political teams after the scandal broke.
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.
Christie was among several defendants who were initially scheduled to respond to the lawsuits by Friday.
Standard & Poor’s announced its action Wednesday, saying the state still has a structural deficit even as the economy is improving.
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.
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.
Democrats have warned that they will issue more subpoenas in the “Bridgegate” scandal that is threatening Gov. Chris Christie’s administration.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Gov. Chris Christie hosted the roast Tuesday night at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark, N.J.