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New Jersey Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

Christie Demands Changes To Bill Extending Police, Firefighter Arbitrator-Award Pay Cap Increases

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie issued a quick conditional veto Thursday, so as to make major changes to a bill passed by lawmakers to extend the cap on arbitrator-awarded pay increases for police and firefighter unions.

03/27/2014

New Jersey Statehouse in Trenton (file)

New Jersey Assembly Panel Approves Measures On Guns, Mental Illness

A New Jersey State Assembly panel on Wednesday approved measures on mental illness and guns, despite protests from some opponents that the state’s gun laws are already too restrictive.

02/13/2013

New Jersey Statehouse in Trenton (file)

New Jersey Legislature Sends Minimum Wage Hike To Christie’s Desk

The New Jersey Legislature on Monday sent a bill to the desk of Gov. Chris Christie that would raise the state’s minimum wage by $1.25, to $8.50 per hour.

12/03/2012

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (credit:AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Political Analysts Say Christie’s Public Employee Benefits Reform ‘Significant’

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says a deal to reform public employee benefits is his greatest accomplishment since taking office in 2010.

06/24/2011

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.

01/07/2011

NJ Senate Weighs Defying Governor Over Marijuana

The vote is scheduled even though Christie and the state Assembly’s prime sponsor of medical marijuana struck a deal on regulations last week.

12/10/2010

Sen. Craig Johnson and Jack Martins - File / Photos: Friends of Craig Johnson, Martins for Senate

Three Races Undecided On Long Island

Some of the Long Island candidates admitted they expected their races to be close.

11/04/2010

New York State Senate (credit: CBS 2)

NY Senate, Assembly Face Rare Election Uncertainty

The flow of $200,000 of campaign cash last week alone to Democratic Senate leader John Sampson shows the quiet effort to maintain the Democrats’ one-vote majority in that chamber.

11/01/2010