Does human breathing contribute to climate change? Yes and no, says Christie

Posted: September 2nd, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie, Global Warming | Tags: , , | No Comments »

N.J. judge approves controversial Christie, Exxon settlement

assetContent (60)TRENTON — A New Jersey judge on Tuesday approved a controversial settlement between the Christie administration and ExxonMobil over contamination at its old industrial sites in North Jersey. Superior Court Judge Michael Hogan, in an 81-page decision, called the deal “fair, reasonable, in the public interest, and consistent with the goals of the Spill Compensation and… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 25th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie, Environment, Exxon Mobil, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Cowboys’ owner Jerry Jones hopes to give Christie’s campaign a boost

Christie hugs Jones

TRENTON, N.J.—Two men — each a star in his own world, and each a recent friend to Chris Christie — are promising to help the governor’s sluggish presidential campaign. Jerry Jones, the owner of the Dallas Cowboys, plans a fundraiser for Christie, and the departing Iowa House speaker offered his endorsement. Christie, who has been struggling… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 22nd, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie | Tags: , , , , | 2 Comments »

Groups sue Christie, say N.J. taxpayers shouldn’t pay for 2016 security costs

assetContentTRENTON — Three citizens groups on Friday sued Gov. Chris Christie and his presidential campaign in an attempt to spare New Jersey taxpayers from picking up the the tab for the governor’s security expenses while he is on the 2016 campaign trail. The lawsuit, filed in state Superior Court in Mercer County, alleges that the Christie… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 21st, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie, NJ State Police | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Christie appeal may postpone “harm” past primaries

By Mark Lagerkervist, NewJerseyWatchDog.org

IMG_3490Choosing political ambition over transparency, Gov. Chris Christie plans to appeal a Superior Court decision that ordered him to reveal a key cog in his taxpayer-funded publicity machine – a multi-tiered, high-tech list of 2,500 media contacts.

In court papers, deputy attorney general Daniel M. Vannella asked Judge Mary C. Jacobson to grant a stay pending appeal, claiming release of the record would cause the governor “irreparable harm.”

Jacobson had ordered the governor’s office to provide New Jersey Watchdog with a copy of the list by Monday and pay for its attorneys fees.

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Posted: August 17th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie, NJ Media | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Christie appeal may postpone “harm” past primaries

Report: Christie “seriously considering” ending presidential bid this month

IMG_3106Governor Chris Christie is “seriously considering” dropping out of the race for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination by the end of this month, according to a report on DCWhispers.

Christie is stuck between 2%-3% in national polls and did not get a bump in his poll numbers following the FoxNews/facebook debate last week during which he had a highly reported exchange with Kentucky Senator Rand Paul over national security and NSA data mining.

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Posted: August 14th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie | Tags: , | 30 Comments »

Christie sinks in first N.H. poll taken after GOP debate

assetContentTRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie, who has staked his entire 2016 presidential campaign on winning New Hampshire, fell into 11th place there in the first poll since he sparred with U.S. Sen. Rand Paul in the raucous debate last week. The Franklin Pierce University-Boston Herald poll shows no sign of a bounce for Christie after his… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 11th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

Christie signs Sandy bill targeting recovery aid distribution

assetContent (53)TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie on Monday signed a bill that requires the state to provide residents participating in major Hurricane Sandy recovery grant programs with personalized timelines outlining when they will receive help. The legislation ( S2825) also mandates that the state Department of Community Affairs establish quarterly goals for how much recovery aid it… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 11th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie, Department of Community Affairs, Hurricane Sandy, RREM, Superstorm Sandy | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Christie signs Sandy bill targeting recovery aid distribution

Christie signs law criminalizing dog fighting in N.J.

assetContentTRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie on Monday signed legislation making dog fighting a criminal offense and adding it to a list of crimes that can be prosecuted under the same laws used to target organized crime members. Under the bill ( S736), it is now illegal for anyone to keep or use a place for dog… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 11th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie, New Jersey | Tags: , , | Comments Off on Christie signs law criminalizing dog fighting in N.J.

Christie’s Asbury Park fundraiser brings $1.3M for 2016 campaign

assetContentASBURY PARK — Gov. Chris Christie rallied his longtime New Jersey supporters Tuesday night, as they helped raise more than $1.3 million for his presidential campaign. The Republican governor, speaking in Asbury Park Convention Hall, told his home state residents he plans to “bring a little New Jersey to the campaign,” promising to “kick hope and… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: August 5th, 2015 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Asbury Park, Chris Christie, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | 2 Comments »