Morning News Digest: December 29th

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Weinberg and Wisniewski criticize Christie/Cuomo decision to veto Bridgegate bills

State Senate Majority Leader Loretta Weinberg (D-37), the co-prime sponsor of two bills to reform the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, today joined her fellow chair of the Select Committee on Investigation (SCI) with a resounding repudiation of Governor Chris Christie’s and Governor Andrew Cuomo’s mutual decision to veto the legislation. (Pizarro/PolitickerNJ)





Fulop slams PATH privatization option, likens it to ARC tunnel killing

The Port Authority plan advanced by Gov. Chris Christie and New York Governor Andrew Cuomo contains the possible elimination of PATH, which Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop soundly rejected. (Pizarro/PolitickerNJ)




Stile: an early look at a Christie presidential candidacy

Governor Christie says he’s in mulling mode about running for president and that he won’t make up his mind until early next year. (Stile/The Bergen Record)




Bush leads Christie by ten points in new 2016 poll

WASHINGTON — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush leads New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination by 10 points among Republicans in the latest CNN-ORC poll. (Salant/NJ Advance Media)




Why Christie and Cuomo kneecapped reform of Port Authority

When governors act righteously, they hold televised news conferences at noon. When they act deviously, they issue written statements on Friday evening and scurry home for cover. (Moran/The Star-Ledger)




Paterson assemblywoman was the most prolific NJ lawmaker of 2014

Assemblywoman Shavonda Sumter must have been on Gov. Chris Christie’s nice list this year. (The Auditor/NJ Advance Media for

Morning News Digest: December 29th