Three in four NJ sheriffs double-dip millions via pension loophole

By   /  October 30, 2014  /  Government Waste, New Jersey, News, Pensions, Politics & Elections, State Government  /  No Comments

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Three-fourths of New Jersey’s county sheriffs are two-timing taxpayers and state pension funds.

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New Jersey has worst business tax climate

By   /  October 29, 2014  /  Business, Economy, Jobs + Growth, New Jersey, Taxes, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

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The Tax Foundation has released its State Business Tax Climate Index, and New Jersey is at the bottom.

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Court orders Gov. Christie to reveal air travel records, not hotel bills

By   /  October 27, 2014  /  New Jersey, News, Open Records, Politics & Elections  /  No Comments

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By Mark Lagerkvist | New Jersey Watchdog
Gov. Chris Christie’s hide-and-seek game over his state travel expense records continued with mixed results last week in Mercer County Superior Court.
Judge Mary C. Jacobson ordered the governor’s office to provide documentation of air travel expenses, including costs and itineraries. She awarded legal fees to a New Jersey Watchdog reporter and instructed [...]

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More evidence red light cameras are about the money, not public safety

By   /  October 23, 2014  /  Accountability, New Jersey, State Government, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

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If red light cameras are really making the public safer from renegade motorists, why are the crash numbers being fudged?

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Marijuana marchers toke up in Trenton to protest NJ laws

By   /  October 21, 2014  /  New Jersey, News, State Government, Watchdog Citizen News  /  No Comments

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On Saturday, around 250 people gathered across from the New Jersey Statehouse in Trenton to protest current laws on medical and recreational marijuana.

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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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