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: admin | Filed under: Chris Christie, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: $200 million, Chris Christie, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Opioid Addiction Crisis | 1 Comment »
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: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Chris Christie, New Jersey | Tags: Brad Joseph, Chicago Cubs, Chris Christie, Milwaukee Brewers, New Jersey | 9 Comments »
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.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Chris Christie, Government Shutdown, New Jersey | Tags: Cameltoe, Chris Christie Camel Toe Video, Christie Cameltoe, Governor Camel Toe, Governor Camel Toe Part Deux, Governor Chris Christie, Island Beach State Park, New Jersey | 4 Comments »
TRENTON — The clock is ticking for lawmakers and Gov. Chris Christie to hash out a compromise on a state budget by the end of the week or else New Jerseyans will be staring down the barrel of the first state government shutdown since 2006. At odds are the differences within the Democratic-controlled Legislature over a… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: June 27th, 2017 | Author: admin | Filed under: Chris Christie, New Jersey, New Jersey State Budget | Tags: Chris Christie, NJ Government Shutdown, NJ State Budget, Steve Sweeney, Vincent Prieto | 1 Comment »
TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie’s battle with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey to give up $300 million of its reserves to the state intensified Wednesday when the governor vilified the insurer for getting slapped with $16 million in fines from the state over a period of nine months. In a hastily called news… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: June 21st, 2017 | Author: admin | Filed under: Chris Christie, New Jersey, News | Tags: Governor Chris Christie, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, New Jersey | Comments Off on Christie blasts Horizon over $16M in fines for mishandling Medicaid
Governor Chris Christie will be making an announcement this afternoon at 1pm, according to a statement from his office.
Insiders expect that the governor will announce a school funding deal for the next fiscal year negotiated between himself, Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Chris Christie, Education, New Jersey, News, Property Taxes | Tags: Education, Governor Chris Christie, New Jersey, NJ Property Taxes, NJ School Funding | Comments Off on Watch Christie’s Announcement at 1PM
Governor Chris Christie today nominated three Monmouth County attorneys to become Superior Court Judges, according to an announcement from his office.
First Assistant Prosecutor Marc LeMieux, of Belmar, Lourdes Lucas of Fair Haven and Daniel L. Weiss of Asbury Park will take the bench if confirmed by the State Senate.
LeMieux has been second in command of the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office since January of 2014. He has prosecuted high profile cases, including former Neptune Township Police Sergeant Phillip Seidle’s murder of his ex-wife, Tamara Wilson-Seidle, on the streets of Asbury Park in 2015.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Chris Christie, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, NJ Courts | Tags: Daniel L. Lucas, Gov Chris Christie, Lourdes Lucas, Marc LeMieux, Monmouth County Court, Monmouth County News, NJ Judges | Comments Off on Christie Nominates Three Monmouth County Attorneys To The Superior Court
Governor Chris Christie commemorated the opening of the Seabrook House outpatient drug treatment facility in Shrewsbury this morning by shouting down “NIMBY” protesters from the neighborhood who are not happy that the facility is located 200 yards from an elementary school.
The Governor shouted to the protesters that some students attending the school will one day drug and alcohol treatment and that they will be the people complaining that there is not enough treatment available.Art Gallagher | Filed under: Chris Christie, Monmouth County News | Tags: Gov Chris Christie, Monmouth County News, NIMBY, Opioid Addiction Crisis, Seabrook House, Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury Mayor Donald Burden | 2 Comments »
TRENTON — Lesbians and other people who want to use non-conventional means to conceive a child are entitled to insurance coverage for fertility treatments if they work for state government or the public schools, under a measure Gov. Chris Christie signed into law Monday. The law mandating coverage for infertility was defined narrowly, sponsors say, taking… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: May 3rd, 2017 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Chris Christie, Gay Marriage, New Jersey, News | Tags: Gov Chris Christie, Infertility treatments, New Jersey, New Jersey Budget, State workers health benefits | 1 Comment »