Christie cuts Jersey Shore reopening ribbon on “Today’ Show
Gov. Chris Christie is walking the Jersey shore Friday morning along with members of the TODAY show.
The governor is appearing on the morning news program ahead of the Memorial Day weekend. The TODAY show appearance is the first of several shore stops the governor has planned for the holiday weekend.
The scene at Puccini’s: Sires’s Jersey City fundraiser in the mayor’s election aftermath
JERSEY CITY – Punishment would be meted out behind closed doors, not amid the noisemakers of Election Night.
The post-May 14th remnants of the Hudson County Democratic Organization (HCDO) huddled inside Puccini’s awaiting the arrival of the most obviously strong one of the bunch a week and change after Steve Fulop leveled the HCDO-backed Jerry Healy.
Max Pizarro- PolitickerNJ.com
Coleman stands in for Buono, rallies CWA troops
TRENTON – Assemblywoman Bonnie Watson Coleman stood in for Sen. Barbara Buono – who was unable to attend the CWA Local 1033 meeting here Thursday – and sought to rally one of the gubernatorial candidate’s staunchest sources of support.
Anti-fracking forces push for veto override
TRENTON – Anti-fracking forces rallied outside the Statehouse Thursday, calling on the Legislature to override Gov. Chris Christie’s veto last September of the bill that would have banned treatment or storage of the gas exploration wastewater in New Jersey.
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Fenimore Landfill matter back on committee agenda
TRENTON – One of the issues that was temporarily halted when GOP-sponsored bills were taken off committee agendas recently is moving again.
State Street Wire staff
Dems write letter to Supreme Court over housing funds
TRENTON – Leading Assembly Democrats have written a letter to the state Supreme Court to correct what they call mischaracterizations regarding the state’s bid to take control of affordable housing funds.
State Street Wire staff
Resolution’s goal: improve veterans health care in South Jersey
TRENTON – The Senate Military and Veterans Affairs Committee approved a resolution aimed at providing improved health care access for veterans in South Jersey.
Minhaj Hassan- State Street Wire
From the Back Room
Obama to tour the Jersey Shore with Christie
President Barack Obama will return to New Jersey next week to tour the Jersey Shore with Gov. Chris Christie
NJ non partisan group: Key part of Christie tax credit plan could be unconstitutional
A legal opinion from the non-partisan Office of Legislative Services says a key component of Governor Christie‘s tax-credit proposal “would be found unconstitutional” if challenged in court.
The opinion Thursday comes as lawmakers are trying to figure out what to do with Christie’s proposed $32.9 billion spending plan for the fiscal year that begins July 1 after learning this week that the administration says tax revenues will be lower than expected.
John Reitmeyer-The Record
Bill would give teachers new career ladder
Basically it comes down to two choices: Stay in the classroom and get the predictable salary bumps for years of experience — and keep doing the same job. Or become an administrator — and leave the classroom. Other than that there’s little to no chance for added responsibility or added rewards
John Mooney-NJ Spotlight
Christie boosts Jersey Shore on ‘Today’
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says that 80 percent of his state’s shore will look the same this year as it did last year despite being walloped by Superstorm Sandy.
Tea party vs. Old Guard in Senate
WASHINGTON — A long-simmering feud between establishment Republicans and tea partyers is in full view again with Sen. John McCain accusing younger colleagues of using tactics that might tempt Democrats to change Senate rules that now protect the minority party.
Andrew Taylor and Charles Babington
Is Christie on Shore recovery tour or campaign event
Governor Christie returns this Memorial Day weekend to reopen the boardwalks battered by Superstorm Sandy. The tour also serves another unofficial goal — the kickoff of candidate Christie’s reelection campaign.
Charles Stile-The Record