Republican Governor Chris Christie’s call for an October special election in New Jersey to fill the rest of the late U.S. Senator Frank Lautenberg’s term promises to thrust Newark Mayor Cory Booker into a draining Democratic primary.
New Jersey commuters will continue to suffer workday delays, miss out on job opportunities and forgo $4 billion in personal income thanks to Governor Chris Christie’s decision to kill a rail tunnel to New York, independent congressional investigators said
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie won’t raise taxes to close a $10.5 billion deficit next year, a gap almost matching the record hole he and lawmakers filled in the current $29.4 billion budget, his spokesman said.
New Jersey , the third-most indebted U.S. state, faces a $10.5 billion deficit next year, nearly matching the one Governor Chris Christie closed in his current $29.4 billion budget, the Office of Legislative Services said.
Democrats who control the New Jersey Legislature are unlikely to support any plan by Republican Governor Chris Christie to cut taxes if it focuses too much on the wealthy, Assembly Majority Leader Joseph Cryan said.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is pushing lawmakers to adopt his plan to overhaul state government, while Democrats who control the Legislature say they’re not in any rush after his administration’s failed attempt to win $400 million in school funding.
Two Republicans in the New Jersey Assembly plan to vote against Governor Chris Christie’s $29.4 billion budget, which may leave his party unable to pass the spending plan by the July 1 start of the fiscal year.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie ordered more inspections of privately run halfway houses after a report that the facilities were rampant with sexual assaults, drugs and a trail of violence, including homicide, by escapees.