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Governor Chris Christie

Gov. Chris Christie (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

NJ Saltwater Fishing Registry Goes To Governor

The bill does not fund the registry, which helps the federal government keep track of who is catching what.


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

Gov. Christie Nominates Education Chief

Christopher Cerf praised New Jersey’s education system but says the gap between students of economic privilege and those born into poverty remains “a shameful problem.”


Newark Mayor Cory Booker

Newark Mayor Touts Bi-Partisanship On Talk Show

Newark Mayor Cory Booker banged the bi-partison drum Sunday morning on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” saying partisan rhetoric was good for ratings but not for progress.


New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

Report: Christie To Nominate NJ Education Chief

The Education Department has been led by an acting commissioner since Christie fired Bret Schundler in August after the state lost $400 million in federal education aid.


Gov. Chris Christie

Feds Say NJ Governor Knew Risk Of Tunnel

Federal Transportation Department documents show New Jersey Transit sought a new Early System Work Agreement in January to speed up the project.


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Bills To Revive NJ Casinos Advance

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.


Gov. Chris Christie (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Law Firm Hired To Fight Hudson Tunnel Tab

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.


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NJ Teachers Union Offering Its Own Reform Plan

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.


N.J. Gov. Chris Christie (file)

New NJ Law Aims To Protect Student Athletes

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.


Gov. Chris Christie holds a town hall meeting - Moorestown, NJ - Oct 28, 2010 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

Christie Wants $271M Tunnel Tab Eliminated

Christie this week approved the hiring of a high-powered Washington, D.C. law firm to wage the battle on the tunnel tab.


New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

Christie Expects NJN To Stay On Air

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.


Tappan Zee Bridge (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to WCBS 880)

Gov. Paterson Wants NJ, Fed Help For Tappan Zee

The cost to rebuild the Tappan Zee is estimated as high as $16 billion.


Fallon (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, file), Christie (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Christie’s Comedy: Springsteen Is Real Boss Of NJ

The governor, who regularly peppers his speeches with jokes, got some in with Fallon, too.


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Christie Would Consider Helping Fund Subway Link

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.


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Proposed NJ School Super Caps Lead To Lawsuits

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.