Christie staff caught misleading NJ court in travel records dispute

By   /  October 20, 2014  /  Abuse of power, Ethics, New Jersey, News, Open Records, Power Abuse  /  No Comments

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By Mark Lagerkvist | New Jersey Watchdog
What happens when Gov. Chris Christie’s staff is caught lying to a New Jersey court about the existence of public records?
That legal bombshell may explode in Mercer County Superior Court this week in the governor’s battle with a New Jersey Watchdog reporter over travel expense accounts.
Documents surfaced that directly [...]

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New Jersey Senate passes sports betting bill, Assembly to follow

By   /  October 15, 2014  /  Jobs + Growth, Legislature, New Jersey, State Government, State Senate, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

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The New Jersey state Assembly will likely pass a bill to allow sports betting in the state, following the Senate which approved sports betting Tuesday.

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New Jersey Transit sues insurers for $300 million in Sandy damages

By   /  October 10, 2014  /  Accountability, Finances, New Jersey, State Government, transportation, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

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On Oct. 1, New Jersey Transit sued a number of insurers for $300 million for damages incurred during Hurricane Sandy.

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Should traveling Gov. Chris Christie retain powers while out of state?

By   /  October 3, 2014  /  New Jersey, State Government, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

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Out of state, out of power?

Gov. Chris Christie’s out-of-state travel continues to attract attention. As chairman of the Republican Governors Association, Christie is campaigning all across America for GOP gubernatorial candidates.

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Christie’s biggest double-dipper quits on cusp of NJ pension debate

By   /  October 3, 2014  /  Finances, New Jersey, Pensions  /  No Comments

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As the pension reform issue heats up in New Jersey, the most prominent double-dipper in Gov. Chris Christie’s administration is stepping down today.

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New Jersey sports betting fight pits legislators against leagues

By   /  October 2, 2014  /  New Jersey, State Politics, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

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A Democrat and Republican have teamed up on an important issue, but the four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA want to stop them.

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