New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said he’ll work as hard as he ever has if he’s re-elected, while Democratic challenger Barbara Buono said he has allied himself with political bosses and left small businesses behind, as the two held their final debate in a lopsided race last night.
New Jersey , where public college enrollment grew by a third in the past decade, sold $216 million in bonds for university construction to cap a holiday-shortened week, as municipal borrowing prepared to rebound from a two- month low.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s record poll numbers for his handling of Hurricane Sandy may fall before next year’s election as he faces high unemployment and a revenue crunch in a state where Democrats hold a 3-2 edge over Republicans among registered voters.
After seven years of Cory Booker, Newark will choose its first mayor in a race in which one candidate has criticized his opponent for ties to moneyed Wall Street interests and supporters of the other were charged with setting fire to a campaign bus.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a critic of President Barack Obama’s health-care overhaul, reversed course to seek a Medicaid expansion in his $32.9 billion spending plan proposed as he pursues re-election.