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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.

12/07/2011

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.

10/09/2011

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.

08/23/2011

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.’

07/19/2011

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.

07/11/2011

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.

07/02/2011

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.

06/29/2011

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.

06/29/2011

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.

06/23/2011

Gov. Chris Christie exits a state helicopter - Montvale, NJ - May 31, 2011 (credit: AP Photo/PATCH.com, 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 […]

06/03/2011

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

Gov. Christie, NJ Senate President Sweeney A True Political Odd Couple

Much like Felix and Oscar of “Odd Couple” fame, Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Democratic state Senate President Stephen Sweeney are learning to live together and breaking some china in the process.

05/21/2011

NJ Gov. Chris Christie and Craig Carton (credit: WFAN/Al Dukes)

On WFAN: NJ Gov. Chris Christie Talks Sports, Politics During Co-Hosting Gig

Gov. Chris Christie, an avid sports fan otherwise known as Boomer & Carton caller “Chris from Mendham,” sat alongside WFAN’s Craig Carton on Friday morning.

WFAN–05/06/2011

(Al ‘Hughes’ Dukes Photography)

B&C Morning Show: Carton & Christie – NJ Gov. Sits In For Boomer

With Boomer taking a couple days off, Craig made a call to his old friend Chris Christie and asked the New Jersey Governor to sit in today for the Blonde Bomber — and Christie obliged.

WFAN–05/06/2011

NJ Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images), Craig Carton (credit: WFAN/Al Dukes)

NJ Gov. Chris Christie To Co-Host WFAN’s Boomer & Carton Show Friday

First it was former New York Governor David Paterson guest hosting on WFAN. On Friday morning, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will step up to the mic.

WFAN–05/05/2011

Rail tunnel under the Hudson River. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

Feds: NJ Must Repay $271M For Scrapped Trans-Hudson Rail Tunnel

The Federal Transit Administration has ruled that NJ must repay the feds the entire $271 million it spent on early design and engineering work for a NJ-NY train tunnel that Gov. Chris Christie scrapped.

04/29/2011

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