Governor Chris Christie

Super Bowl XLVI. (credit: Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Pro Sports Leagues, NCAA Take A Gamble In Suing NJ Over Betting

The federal lawsuit was filed Tuesday morning in Trenton by the NCAA, MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL. But lawmakers say the suit was not a surprise.


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

Governor Christie Signs NJ Budget, Tax Issues Remain Unresolved

Gov. Chris Christie has signed a budget that keeps New Jersey government humming along through next June, but with a millionaires’ tax and property tax cut still unresolved, the partisan fiscal fight between the governor and the Democrats has spilled into summer.


Gov. Chris Christie  (credit: Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)

Christie Addresses Teachers’ Union Criticism, Contraception Controversy At Town Hall

Christie said it may be time to call a truce in the war of words between him and New Jersey’s teachers’ union. But the call came after the governor leveled some pointed criticism at the union.


New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Gov. Chris Christie Calls Iraq Vet Law Student ‘Idiot’ At Town Hall Meeting

Things got a bit out of hand at one of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s town hall meetings on Thursday, when a shouting match ended with the governor calling an audience member an idiot.


The Jersey Shore Cast Vinny Guadagnino, Jenni 'J-WOW' Farley, Nicole 'Snooki' Polizzi, Paul 'DJ Pauly D' DelVecchio, Michael 'The Situation' Sorrentino, Sammi 'Sweetheart' Giancola, Ronnie Ortiz-Magro and Angelina 'Jolie' Pivarnick ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange. (credit: Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Gotham Gossipist: Jersey City Being Considered For New ‘Jersey Shore’ Season

While the Jersey Shore cast finished what was supposed to be their fifth and final season in late 2011, rumor has it MTV isn’t quite ready to let go of the cash cow.


Gov. Chris Christie (credit: CBS 2)

Christie ‘New Jersily Interrupted’ By Protesters During Romney Event In Iowa

As Christie took to the podium, members of “Occupy Des Moines” tried to drown him out with boos. Christie delivered a couple of zingers to his critics in response.


NJ TRANSIT Train (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Transit Sets Bill For Rail Tunnel At $600M

The trans-Hudson rail tunnel killed by Governor Christie will end up costing roughly $600 million even with a big refund from insurers, according to officials who released a “bottom line” breakdown on the aborted project.


Bath Salts

NJ Ban On Bath Salts, Known As ‘Pamela’s Law,’ Signed By Gov. Christie

Marketed as bath salts or incense, the powdery substances are snorted by users and mimic the effects of cocaine and methamphetamines.


Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie’s Answer To 2012 White House Bid Remains ‘No’

The first-term governor and GOP favorite continues to be talked about as a possible challenger to President Barack Obama, but his answer has consistently been ‘no.’


Governor Chris Christie (L); New Jersey State Senate President Stephen Sweeney (Credit: AP)

NJ State Sen. Pres. Sweeney Will Block 2 Of Gov. Christie’s Education Proposals

State Senate President Stephen Sweeney says he’ll block two major education reform proposals sought by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.


Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

NJ Paves Way On Tightening Public Worker Benefits

The nation’s financial downturn left many states in such a precarious position that they were forced this year to make tough decisions on expensive but long-untouchable public employee benefits.


N.J. school sexting scandal

New Jersey Senate Approves Legislation Allowing Teens To Avoid Prosecution For ‘Sexting’

The bill gives first-time offenders the chance to complete an education program.


Paterson, NJ on June 29, 2011. (Credit: CBS 2)

Gov. Christie May Put An End To Urban Enterprise Zone Tax Breaks

Paterson’s 3.5 percent sales tax – half of what most of New Jersey charges on taxable goods – has helped many families stay above water. Now, the special sales tax may be on the verge of elimination.


New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

NJ Assembly OKs Bill Hiking Costs For Pension And Health Benefits

The divisive bill passed 46-32 with support from all Republicans who were present and a smattering of Democrats.


Gov. Chris Christie exits a state helicopter - Montvale, NJ - May 31, 2011 (credit: AP Photo/, Christopher Costa)

Christie Reimburses State For Use Of Chopper To Son’s Ball Games

DENVILLE, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — After a firestorm of criticism, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie changed his mind Thursday and decided that he and the Republican Party would reimburse the state for his personal use of […]