TRENTON –Three state senators on Monday said they’ve sued Gov. Chris Christie’s administration seeking to slam the brakes on the governor’s $300 million renovation of the historic Statehouse. The lawmakers — two Republicans and a Democrat — say the Christie administration violated the state constitution by cheating the Legislature and the public out of their say… Read the rest of this entry »Posted: May 16th, 2017 | Author: admin | Filed under: New Jersey | Tags: Chris Christie, Lawsuit, New Jersey, NJ EDA, Palace of Versailles, Sen Kip Bateman, Sen Mike Doherty, Sen Ray Lesniak, Statehouse renovations | 1 Comment »
The second debate among the candidates for the Democrat nomination for NJ Governor will be broadcast tonight on NJTV at 8PM.
According to the latest Quinnipiac poll, former Goldman Sachs executive Phil Murphy has a commanding lead over former U.S. Treasury Official Jim Johnson, Senator Ray Lesniak and Assemblyman John Wisniewski, but over half of Democrat voters are still undecided.
The Democrat and Republican primaries will be held on June 6.Art Gallagher | Filed under: 2017 NJ Gubernatorial Politics, Monmouth County | Tags: 2017 Democrat nomination for NJ Governor, 2017 Gubernatorial race, Assemblyman John Wisniewski, Jim Johnson, New Jersey, Phil Murphy, Sen Ray Lesniak | Comments Off on Watch the Second Democratic Gubernatorial Debate
Mike Hughes, Beck’s Chief of Staff, verified the story first reported by Politico. “The Senator’s thinking is that the legislation makes sense for the public’s trust,” Hughes said. “The Attorney General and the County Prosecutors are appointed by the Governor. Criminal complaints should be investigated independently.”
Hughes noted that if passed, the legislation to would apply to all future governors, not just Governor Chris Christie. Read the rest of this entry »Posted: November 21st, 2016 | Author: Art Gallagher | Filed under: Jennifer Beck, Monmouth County News | Tags: Chris Christie, Monmouth County News, Sen Jennifer Beck, Sen Ray Lesniak, Special prosecutor | 1 Comment »
TRENTON — No one wants to be the politician who guts spending, raises taxes or reneges on a promise. But thanks to Gov. Chris Christie and a sluggish economic recovery in New Jersey, those are the choices facing Democratic leaders in the state Legislature…
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