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Christie To Chamber Of Commerce: ‘I’m Tired Of Hearing About Minimum Wage’

It’s obvious what side Chris Christie is on, and who he’d advocate for in a presidential run. Christie, who along with his wife raked in $700,000 last year, ignited a firestorm Tuesday in a speech that critics say mocked the 16.5 million Americans working for minimum wage. “I’m tired of hearing about the minimum wage. [...]

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s biggest problem is with social and religious conservatives. The New York Times reports: With the contretemps over lane closings on the George Washington Bridge on the back burner for now and Mr. Christie laying groundwork for a Republican presidential run, the persistent skepticism, unease and, in some cases, distrust that [...]

Teresa Guidice was sentenced to 15 months in prison followed by two years of probation. She also has to pay $414,588 in restitution. Husband Joe got 41 months and has to pay $414,588 in restitution. In March, the couple pleaded guilty to federal fraud charges, admitting they hid assets from bankruptcy creditors and submitted phony loan applications [...]

The New Jersey governor, elected with 60% of the vote, now has a 45% disapproval rating, with 46% approving. A Quinnipiac poll also shows that Hillary Clinton tops Christie among Jersey voters. Hillary Clinton has a 20 percentage point lead among women as she tops Gov. Christopher Christie 50 – 40 percent among all New [...]

The proud parents don’t want you to miss Giovanna Marie’s entrance into the world. The birth of Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi’s first daughter will air on “Snooki & Jwoww,” her MTV show with pal Jenni “JWoww” Farley, who’s also a new mom, reports TMZ. The reality show star, 26, gave birth to a baby girl on Friday morning. [...]

Mike “The Situation” Sorrentino and his brother have been indicted for filing false tax returns. He and his brother, Marc, are accused of failing to turn over $8.9 million in taxes. The “Jersey Shore” star and his brother also submitted bogus IRS returns for his companies — Situation Nation, Situation Productions and MPS, the papers state. [...]

A New Jersey school board member who was seeking a seat on the Borough Council in the November election was arrested several years ago after using racist and homophobic slurs outside a diner, while mooning customers. 29-year-old Joseph Sorrentino, a Democrat, was challenging the incumbent mayor and council candidates, but dropped out of the race [...]

Fitch has downgraded New Jersey’s bond rating for the second time this year citing the state’s poor economic performance and the governor’s decision to fill a budget gap by cutting $2.4 billion from the pension fund. Fitch said Christie’s decision to cut the pension payments this year marked a “repudiation” of a bipartisan plan he [...]

The law firm hired by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is billing $7.3 million for handling bridgegate, a tab the taxpayer will pay. Gibson Dunn billed the state $784,459 for May, June and July, NJ.com said. The firm had already been paid $6.52 million on the legal bills through April. Christie hired Gibson Dunn in [...]

Joan Bramhall was shot to death and her husband died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound

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