Governor Chris Christie
Federal Transportation Department documents show New Jersey Transit sought a new Early System Work Agreement in January to speed up the project.
A report to Gov. Christie on the future of gaming recommended the state get out of the horse racing business. A $30 million subsidy to fatten racing purses was recently allowed to lapse.
New Jersey Transit’s Board of Directors on Thursday was set to consider whether to hire a Washington, D.C., law firm. Patton Boggs would be paid $485 per hour to challenge the Federal Transit Authority’s tab.
Gov. Chris Christie has spent much of his first year in office criticizing schools for being inefficient and the teachers union for keeping them that way.
Gov. Chris Christie signed into law a bill that requires coaches to remove any player who shows signs of a concussion. Those students would need to be cleared by a doctor before they can compete again.
Christie this week approved the hiring of a high-powered Washington, D.C. law firm to wage the battle on the tunnel tab.
Christie originally wanted the station sold or its license transferred. Now the administration wants the state to retain the license and enter an agreement for others to provide content.
The cost to rebuild the Tappan Zee is estimated as high as $16 billion.
The governor, who regularly peppers his speeches with jokes, got some in with Fallon, too.
Gov. Christie said the plan had three points in its favor: it would be cheaper than the scrapped tunnel, it would connect to Penn Station and it would have funding from New York City and state.
Acting Education Commissioner Rochelle Hendricks told 21 executive county superintendents last week that any new or renegotiated contracts must comply with the cap, which still hasn’t been adopted.
Overall, 49 percent give Christie a thumbs up, compared to 39 percent who give his job performance a thumbs down.
Following NJ Gov. Christie’s decision to put the brakes on a controversial Hudson River rail tunnel, administration officials said they’re considering extending the 7 train to Secaucus.
Gov. Chris Christie says New Jersey lawmakers have only 36 days to enact his reform agenda before town governments start suffering.
Amtrak said it is not interested in taking over the Hudson River commuter rail tunnel project that New Jersey’s governor killed last month.