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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: 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

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 May Run In 2016 But Still Focused On New Jersey

Gov. Chris Christie is back on the town-hall circuit to sell his latest pension overhaul plan.

02/25/2015

NJ TRANSIT Train

NJ TRANSIT Weighs Possibility Of Fare Hikes, Service Cuts

NJ TRANSIT said Tuesday that fare hikes or service “adjustments” were a possibility as the transportation agency deals with a major budget gap.

02/25/2015

Officials marked the end of a $2.3 billion project to widen the New Jersey Turnpike on Oct. 24, 2014. (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

NJ Senate President Says Transportation Trust Fund Is Key Priority

The Transportation Trust Fund is set to run out of money at the end of this fiscal year, June 30, to pay for roads and bridge repairs. But Gov. Chris Christie said nothing about it during his budget address Tuesday.

02/25/2015

Michael Drewniak (CBS 2)

Michael Drewniak, Longtime Gov. Christie Spokesman, Leaving

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s longtime spokesman Michael Drewniak is leaving the administration.

02/24/2015

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Judge Orders Christie To Put More Funds Into State Employee Pensions

A judge on Monday ordered New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and the state Legislature to put more money into pension funds for retired public workers.

02/23/2015

A man smokes a joint (file/credit: PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images)

N.J. Activist Groups Form Coalition To Push For Legalization Of Recreational Marijuana Use

A group of local prosecutors, civil rights leaders, medical experts and activists are seeking to legalize, tax and regulate the distribution and use of marijuana in the Garden State.

02/18/2015

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