Christie targets Obama, touts Republican Party at N.J. town hall

WHIPPANY — Gov. Chris Christie held another town hall today to press people to support his pension and health benefit reforms for New Jersey, but the only person who drew his ire and called out by name was President Obama. Christie, telling residents he’s never again running for office in the Garden State but will make… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 25th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie | Tags: , , | No Comments »

Christie Appoints Codey/Byrne Administrations Veteran to run the Department of Community Affairs

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Governor Chris Christie has consistently thumbed his nose at New Jersey Republicans

Governor Chris Christie continued the transition of the Executive Branch of New Jersey’s State Government back to the Democratic Party today with his announcement that Charles A. Richman will become Acting Commissioner of the Department of Community Affairs on Friday when current Commissioner, Richard Constable, leaves government service after 13 years. Christie’s announcement said that Richman will be formally nominated to succeed Constable in the Commissioner’s post.

Richman, a career New Jersey bureaucrat with 40 years experience, served in the cabinets of Governor Brendan Byrne and Governor Richard Codey, on a acting basis.

Throughout his second term as Governor, Christie has appointed high profile Democrats to fill cabinet level and other important goverment positions when vacancies have occurred.

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Posted: March 23rd, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, 2017 NJ Gubernatorial Politics, Chris Christie, Christie Administration, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Kyrillos discusses Port Authority reform and his relationship with Christie with NJTV

Posted: March 18th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie, Joe Kyrillos, Port Authority | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments »

Christie political team is raising the stakes

IMG_3507TRENTON, N.J. — For months, deep-pocketed donors have had a place to send unlimited contributions to Jeb Bush and to Scott Walker. Those who similarly wanted to support New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who’s falling behind his GOP rivals in the race for money as well as in the polls, have not. But Christie’s political team… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 13th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie | Tags: , , , | Comments Off

Bridgegate Fall Guy Was Inside Man

The political operative who helped mastermind the notorious lane closures at the George Washington Bridge — and is now cooperating with a federal investigation of the Bridgegate scandal — had more extensive contact with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s inner circle than the governor has acknowledged. That is the conclusion of a WNYC examination of calendars… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 13th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Bridgegate, Chris Christie, Port Authority | Tags: , , , , | 1 Comment »

Christie to host town hall in Monmouth County next week

TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie will continue his recent string of town hall forums focused on the upcoming state budget next week in Monmouth County. Christie will host his 131st town hall forum next Tuesday at 3 p.m. at the National Guard Armory in Freehold Township. The Republican governor and potential presidential candidate is expected to… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 11th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie, Freehold, Monmouth County | Tags: , , , | Comments Off

Why Christie Got RREM’d In Iowa

assetContentIn her last job, Amanda Devecka-Rinear’s office was in an historic brick Georgian mansion on DuPont Circle in Washington D.C., with rooftop views of Embassy Row. Her office now is in a fishing shack on Cedar Bonnet Island, with back porch views of Barnegat Bay and kitchen views of a boarded-up house across the sand-packed street.… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 11th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie, Hurricane Sandy, RREM, Superstorm Sandy | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Amick: Could upcoming Port Authority override vote break Christie’s long veto streak?

assetContent (56)Gov. Chris Christie has a remarkable winning streak going, one unmatched by any other New Jersey governor. He’s vetoed more than 350 bills during his five-plus years in Trenton, according to a Wall Street Journal count. And, in spite of the fact that the Legislature is controlled by the Democrats, a party other than his own,… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 10th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, 2017 NJ Gubernatorial Politics, Art Gallagher, Chris Christie, New Jersey, NJ Senate Republicans, NJ State Legislature, Port Authority | Tags: , , , | 2 Comments »

Unhappy Hurricane Sandy Survivors Confront Gov. Christie … in Iowa

Frustrated Sandy survivors, unhappy with Gov. Chris Christie’s handling of the storm recovery, are beginning to dog him on the presidential campaign trail. After raising money through crowdfunding, several New Jerseyans followed him… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 9th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie, Huricane Sandy Relief Fund, Monmouth County, Superstorm Sandy | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

For 20 minutes in Iowa, Christie tips his hand on what kind of 2016 candidate he’d be

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DES MOINES, Iowa — In the space of a 20-minute interview at the Iowa agricultural summit that drew numerous potential GOP candidates for president, Gov. Chris Christie on Saturday gave a glimpse of his national stands on taxes and immigration, railed against federal environmental regulations and took some more shots at President Obama. And he got… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 8th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie | Tags: , , , | Comments Off