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Judge Overruled Christie Plan To Cut Pensions

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie can’t get away with cutting workers’ pensions. It’s a stunning rebuke to the governor’s fiscal agenda, which for years has relied primarily on spending cuts rather than tax increases to shore up the state’s bleak finances. It’s also a victory for the labor unions who sued the administration to halt […]

The stock of the New Jersey governor is falling within his own party. The controversy over an improper 2013 bridge closing that implicated some of his former aides had already weakened Christie’s reputation among party insiders. Now, a combination of new factors have added to the challenges for the New Jersey governor: the emergence of […]

Chris Christie’s ratings are in the basement. A poll released Friday morning indicated that New Jersey residents have soured on Gov. Chris Christie with just 37 percent of registered voters saying they think favorably of him. The Rutgers-Eagleton poll came as Christie was trying to build a following among national Republicans in the interest of […]

It’s not getting better for the New Jersey governor. The U.S. attorney’s office in New Jersey has interviewed former Hunterdon County Assistant Prosecutor Bennett Barlyn, who claims he was fired because he objected to Christie officials dismissing indictments against political allies of the governor. Barlyn confirmed the investigation to ABC News. It was first reported […]

Chris Christie has canceled three news conferences on his last day in England. New Jersey governor replaced a trio of scheduled open-press availabilities with closed events instead Tuesday was the last day of a tough UK tour that saw him start a national frenzy over childhood vaccines A testy Chistie badgered reporters in London: ‘Is […]

It’s nice to be the governor, especially when billionaires like Sheldon Adelson pay your way. The private plane, on which Mr. Christie had his own bedroom, had been lent by Sheldon G. Adelson, the billionaire casino owner and supporter of Israel. At the time, he was opposing legislation then before the governor to legalize online […]

TRENTON — It seems everybody wants to give Gov. Chris Christie a gift. Since he took office five years ago, the governor has been the recipient of more than 1,100 gifts, according to records kept by his office. They include books and DVDs, T-shirts and paperweights, tie clips and even boxing gloves. And they come […]

Now that former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has been yanked out of political circulation with his two-year prison sentence, Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) can officially ascend to the post of the Most Corrupt Governor In America. Seriously, mark your calendars because Sunday’s playoff game in Dallas heralded the end of the Christie presidential campaign — […]

Less than two years before Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones paid for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s tickets and travel to NFL games, government documents show Christie personally pushed the Port Authority to approve a lucrative contract for a firm part-owned by Jones. Christie nonetheless accepted the gifts from Jones, despite New Jersey ethics rules […]

Reporters from every state participated in the Harvard study, except Louisiana.  The Newark Star Ledger reports: Only in New Jersey and Arizona did the study find reporters perceived illegal corruption to be “very common” in the executive branch. New Jersey’s legislative branch ranked as in between “moderately common” and “very common” for illegal corruption along […]

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