Governor Chris Christie’s administration blocked Tesla Motors Inc., the electric-car maker that doesn’t have franchised retail dealers, from direct auto sales in a move the company said could shutter its only two stores in New Jersey.
Tesla Motors Inc., the electric-car maker that doesn’t have franchised retail dealers, may be forced to close its stores in New Jersey if the state changes rules for selling autos, Diarmuid O’Connell, the company’s vice president of business development, said on a conference call.
Democratic lawmakers in New Jersey say Republican Governor Chris Christie has turned to financial gimmickry in a deal that pledged national tobacco-settlement revenue to investors in exchange for almost $92 million.
New Jersey lost almost 88,000 taxpayers with income of $5.5 billion to other states in 2010, according to a report by RegentAtlantic Capital LLC, a Morristown-based investment adviser, citing Internal Revenue Service data.
Three years before the intentional traffic jams that crippled his small New Jersey town, Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich sat down with Governor Chris Christie for a lunch of beef tenderloin in a cream sauce with a salad.
A New Jersey lawmaker probing intentional lane closings at the George Washington Bridge said two aides to Governor Chris Christie had no grounds to fight subpoenas and will get a last chance before an investigative panel unleashes “all legal options.”
New Jersey lawmakers investigating intentional traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge authorized 18 new subpoenas in a widening probe into the administration of Governor Chris Christie, a Republican who has been mentioned as a potential presidential contender.