Chris Christie’s official portrait will cost $85K

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Former Gov. Chris Christie’s official portrait will cost $85,000, which is more than taxpayers shelled out for paintings of his three predecessors combined. The Record reports that Australian artist Paul Newton will paint the portrait of the Republican who left office after eight years in January. The cost detail was obtained through an open records request.… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: April 19th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie, New Jersey | Tags: , , | 2 Comments »

Chris Christie joins ABC News as a contributor

Former Gov. Chris Christie has landed a TV gig, NJ Advance Media has learned. Christie has been hired as an occasional contributor to ABC News, according to sources familiar with the discussions. The hiring is scheduled to be announced Tuesday on “Good Morning America” during the 7 a.m. hour, according to the sources, who requested anonymity… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: January 29th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie | Tags: , , | 1 Comment »

Christie no longer a VIP at Newark-Liberty Airport

UPDATE: Christie tweets that the story is FAKE NEWS

Former Governor Chris Christie was turned away from using the VIP entrance at Newark Airport today, according to a story first reported by WCBS News. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: January 18th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie, New Jersey, Port Authority | Tags: , , , , | 2 Comments »

Christie issues 26 Orders of Clemency

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Governor Chris Christie issued 26 clemency orders; 25 pardons and one commutation of sentence, on Friday.  Christie leaves office on Tuesday.

Eleven of the pardons were of individuals convicted on weapons possession charges and eleven were for drug possession charges.  One pardon was for a driving while intoxicated.   The commutation of sentence for was for the 1993 homicide conviction of an Ocean County woman. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: January 13th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Brian Aitkin, Chris Christie, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Christie orders N.J. towns to accept 2018 property tax prepayments

Any New Jersey homeowner rushing to town hall to pay next year’s property tax bills before the new federal tax law kicks in Monday no longer needs to worry about being turned away. Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday issued an executive order requiring that all municipalities in the state accept 2018 property tax payments and allow… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: December 27th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie, New Jersey, Taxes | Tags: , , , | 2 Comments »

Christie and Murphy Exchange Christmas Greetings and Budget Barbs

That really short honeymoon is over. Gov. Chris Christie and Gov.-elect Phil Murphy are at odds over the incoming governor’s request that Christie refrain from spending extra money or doing anything to worsen the state’s finances during his final month in office. Murphy’s 14-item request came in the form of a letter sent to Christie’s office… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: December 12th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie, New Jersey, Phil Murphy | Tags: , , , | 4 Comments »

Christie to announce $200 million to fight opioid crisis

TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie will announce this week $200 million in new initiatives to target the opioid crisis, primarily designed to overhaul addiction services, as he makes a final push on the issue he hopes will define his legacy. In a 90-minute interview with NJ Advance Media on Friday, Christie said the funding will be… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: September 18th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , | 1 Comment »

Christie gets in a Cubs fan’s face

Governor Chris Christie went nose to nose with a Chicago Cubs fan who had been heckling him during a Cubs-Brewers game in Milwaukee this afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: July 30th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , | 9 Comments »

Monmouth Poll: Christie’s Approval Rating is 15%

Governor Chris Christie’s approval rating amongst New Jersey residents appears to have hit bottom at 15%.

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Posted: July 10th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Governor Camel Toe Part Deux

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Governor Chris Christie’s snappy appearance on the beach yesterday brings back unfortunate memories of his 2015 appearance in a charity softball game at Yankee Stadium.

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Posted: July 3rd, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Chris Christie, Government Shutdown, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , , | 4 Comments »