Republican New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who leads his re-election challenger by 30 percentage points in polls, won the support of Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo, one of the state’s most influential Democratic leaders.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie “prayed a lot and got lucky” that Hurricane Sandy came when it did, as he relies on rebuilding from the storm to boost employment, said Senate President Stephen Sweeney.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, a first-term Republican seeking re-election, revived his proposal for a 10 percent tax cut that Democratic lawmakers had blocked when revenue fell short of his expectations.
Democrats who control New Jersey’s Legislature won’t seek to increase Governor Chris Christie’s $29.3 billion budget as they make changes and approve it by the June 30 deadline, Senate President Stephen Sweeney said.
From professors to politicians, questions flowed on whether Rutgers University President Robert Barchi and Athletic Director Tim Pernetti deserve the same fate as the basketball coach they fired yesterday.
Rutgers University President Robert Barchi resisted calls to resign as Athletic Director Tim Pernetti stepped down and blamed administrators for not letting him immediately fire the basketball coach for abusing players.