New Jersey Assemblyman John Wisniewski, co-chairman of a panel investigating intentional traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge, said the committee may call witnesses to testify as soon as next month.
Scandals surrounding Republican Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey are hurting his standing as a national political figure and he’s losing ground to Democrat Hillary Clinton in a potential 2016 presidential matchup, a poll released today shows.
Boosting the minimum wage may cost as many as 500,000 people their jobs, said a new report from Congress’s financial scorekeeper that diminishes chances for an agreement on one of President Barack Obama’s priorities.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie left the strobe lights home when he resumed his town hall meetings yesterday. The politician, who’s spawned dozens of viral video clips with his confrontations with teachers. lawmakers and even a combat veteran, took it down a notch.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, in the first town-hall meeting since a political scandal about traffic erupted in his administration, blamed the federal government for holding up the distribution of billions of dollars in Hurricane Sandy aid.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid won’t consider raising the U.S. minimum wage to any level less than $10.10 an hour, though some of his fellow Democrats say they are ready to negotiate a lower amount.
President Barack Obama held two meetings this week plotting strategy to maintain the Senate Democratic majority, while also pitching an issue that could put a vulnerable incumbent at risk: a minimum wage increase.