State of the State

Gov. Chris Christie delivers his 'State of the State' address in Trenton on Jan. 14, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Christie Addresses Bridge Scandal In State Of The State Speech, Says It Doesn’t Define State

The governor said he will not let the situation overshadow the bipartisan accomplishments of his first term or stand in the way of achieving new ones.

01/14/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo   (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Cuomo Lays Out Agenda In State Of The State Address

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is delivering a broad election-year agenda in a State of the State speech promoting a property tax freeze, tougher anti-corruption laws and modernizing New York City’s airports.

01/08/2014

Gov. Cuomo Delivers State of State Address Jan 9, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Gov. Cuomo Thunders On Gun Control During Passionate State Of The State Address

The governor admitted he’s a gun owner himself and said he doesn’t want to stop hunters and others from owning weapons, but Cuomo tried to shame the Legislature into action with a passionate speech on gun violence.

01/09/2013

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Malloy Urges Conn. Lawmakers To Make Schools Safer During State Of State Address

Conn. Gov Dan Malloy got emotional Wednesday as he spoke about the teachers and a therapist who sacrificed their lives to protect students at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown.

01/09/2013

NJ Gov. Chris Christie delivers his State of the State address on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Gov. Christie Outlines Sandy Recovery In State Of The State Address

Christie called Sandy “an act of God that delivered a natural, human, and financial disaster” but said “Make no mistake. New Jersey’s spirit has never been stronger. Our resolve never more firm. Our unity never more obvious.”

01/08/2013

Gov. Chris Christie delivers the State of the State address in the Assembly chamber in Trenton - Jan. 8, 2013 (credit: NJ Statehouse/Governor'ss Office)

Full Text: Gov. Chris Christie’s 2013 State Of The State Address

Since George Washington delivered the first State of the Union in New York on this day in 1790, it has been the tradition of executive leaders to report on the condition of the nation and state at the beginning of the legislative year…

01/08/2013

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

NJ Democrats Weigh Potential Challengers To Take On Christie

New Jersey Democratic state senate leaders gathered in Trenton ahead of Tuesday’s State of the State address from Gov. Chris Christie.

01/07/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Proposes 10 Percent Cut For All Income Tax Brackets

The proposed cuts could begin in January 2013 and be phased in over three years. The governor says the new rates will make New Jersey more competitive and lift the burden on small businesses.

01/17/2012

Governor Cuomo says that New York teachers need to shape up or ship out. (Credit:CBS2)

Gov Cuomo Wants New Eval System For NY Educators

Governor Cuomo is threatening to withhold hundreds of millions of dollars in state aid unless educators agree to a new evaluation system.

01/16/2012

NYC Convention Center

Poll: Most New Yorkers Oppose Cuomo’s Convention Center Pitch

A new poll shows New Yorkers still strongly support Gov. Andrew Cuomo, but not all of his ideas for his second year in office.

01/16/2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (credit: governor.ny.gov)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Pushes Massive Convention Center Project

The move would not only create the world’s largest convention center hotel, but generate jobs and expand gambling.

01/04/2012

Anchors Michael Aron and Jim Hooker greet as they finish the final news broadcast at New Jersey Network - Trenton, NJ - Jun 30, 2011 (credit: AP Photo/Mel Evans)

New Jersey Network Fades To Black

The station, launched 40 years ago by lawmakers who felt neglected by Philadelphia and New York television news, was closed Thursday by politicians, including Gov. Chris Christie, who believe the state has no business in the broadcasting business.

07/01/2011

Gov. Chris Christie addresses a town hall meeting in Washington Township (Gloucester County), NJ - Nov 15, 2010 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

NJ Gov. Christie Delivers First State of the State Speech

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie outlined his accomplishments and his future agenda in his first state of the state address on Tuesday.

01/11/2011

Gov. Andrew Cuomo walks in the Hall of Governors at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Gov. Cuomo Delivers State Of The State Address

Governor Andrew Cuomo put New York lawmakers on notice Wednesday in his first state of the state address. He’s calling for an overhaul of business as usual. His list of targets includes spending and crooked politicians

01/05/2011