Christie keeps $95K expense account secret

By   /  April 16, 2015  /  Ethics, New Jersey, News, Open Records, State Government, Transparency  /  No Comments

Governor's Office/Tim Larsen

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie defended his failure to report any of his $95,000 annual entertainment allowance on tax returns, arguing the money isn’t income because he has accounted for it. Just don’t ask him to make those records available to the public.

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Christie fails to report income, avoids $152,000 in taxes

By   /  April 14, 2015  /  Ethics, New Jersey, News, State Government  /  No Comments

Governor's Office/Tim Larsen

Gov. Chris Christie failed to report as income or pay taxes on $380,000 in expense allowances he received from the state, according to a New Jersey Watchdog examination of Treasury data and the governor’s tax returns. By not declaring the allowances on their joint returns, Christie and his wife, Mary Pat, avoided roughly $152,000 in federal income taxes over four years.

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New Jersey voters flee as Christie chases White House

By   /  April 9, 2015  /  New Jersey, News, Pensions, Politics  /  No Comments

Governor's Office/Tim Larsen

As Chris Christie applies for a job in the White House, he may want to think twice about using his New Jersey employers as references.

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Billions at stake as New Jersey high court takes Christie pension appeal

By   /  April 7, 2015  /  New Jersey, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

Governor's Office/Tim Larsen

With billions of dollars at stake, New Jersey’s Supreme Court will decide whether Gov. Chris Christie illegally slashed a payment to the state pension system

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While Christie chases new job, his son scores one with Mets

By   /  April 2, 2015  /  New Jersey, News, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

Governor's Office/Tim Larsen

While New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie prepares for a possible run for the White House, his already son has found a new gig. Andrew Christie, 21, scored a summer internship with the New York Mets, his father’s favorite Major League Baseball team

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80 NJ Assembly seats up for grabs, yet few choices for voters

By   /  March 31, 2015  /  New Jersey, Politics & Elections, State Government  /  No Comments

Governor's Office/Tim Larsen

All 80 seats in the New Jersey State Assembly are up for grabs this year, but voters will have few choices in the June 2 primary election. Only seven races will be contested, according to the list of candidates released by state election authorities at Monday evening’s filing deadline

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