New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who toppled Democrat Jon Corzine in 2009 as voters grew weary of the state’s economic slump, may be on the wrong end of the same issue as he seeks a second term in November.
Governor Chris Christie said he’s creating a program in the New Jersey comptroller’s office to assure transparency in funding for Hurricane Sandy recovery, as Democrats question the award of a debris-removal contract.
Governor Chris Christie delivers the final budget of his first term today as automatic federal spending cuts loom and investors demand a 40 percent higher penalty on New Jersey issuers since the Republican took office.
Across-the-board federal spending cuts that began yesterday may block as much as $2.5 billion in Hurricane Sandy relief for New York and New Jersey, according to the Garden State’s junior U.S. senator.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will unveil legislation that aims to trim a $46 billion pension deficit by scaling back benefits and suspending cost-of-living increases, said a person familiar with details of the proposals.
New Jersey’s revenue collections were as much as $540 million less than targeted by Governor Chris Christie through the fiscal year ended June 30, according to a memo from the nonpartisan Office of Legislative Services.