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Novel Idea for NJ: How About a Tax Cut? [AUDIO]
With talk coming out of Trenton in recent weeks about some top Democrats who want to discuss hiking the gas and millionaires' taxes , one legislator actually wants to lower a tax we all pay - but history shows the possibility of success is not high.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
Rutgers study cites 'stunning' lack of oversight of companies hired by New Jersey
A "stunning" lack of oversight by New Jersey of companies hired to do work for the state has cost taxpayers money and, in some cases, endangered residents, according to a three-year study released by Rutgers University on Thursday.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
New Jersey Jewish News
Rabbi mocked by Bridgegate duo says he can't figure out why NEW
A South Brunswick rabbi said he has no idea why two former confidants of Gov. Chris Christie joked last August about causing traffic problems in front of his home two weeks before the events leading to the political scandal being called "Bridgegate."
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Obama scales back budget request for CFTC, while sparing SEC
The White House on Tuesday asked Congress to ramp up funding for the U.S. securities regulator, but caused an outcry from the top derivatives regulator by scaling back its prior request for a boost for that agency.
Do You Have Ideas to Cut Property Taxes? [AUDIO]
If all 80 members of New Jersey's General Assembly and all 40 state Senators gathered in one room for one full day to talk about property tax relief and reform and invited you to present ideas, would you do it? The Assembly Minority Leader thinks it's worth a try.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Times of Trenton
Amick: Losing Justice Rabner would be no win for Christie
Chief Justice Stuart Rabner's seven-year term doesn't expire until the end of June, but already the New Jersey Bar Association has made a strong pitch to Gov. Chris Christie to appoint him to a second, tenured term.
The Record: PA officials manipulated toll increases
THERE WAS a war room inside the offices of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Poll: Early prospects look good for Booker re-election
New Jersey voters are ready to tell Cory Booker he's got the job. Booker's approval ratings have strengthened in the four months since he joined the U.S. Senate and a new Monmouth University/Asbury Park Press poll shows he's a heavy favorite to win in November for a full six-year term.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Doblin: Christie doesn't need Gandhi, Tom Hagen or David Samson
Alfred P. Doblin is the editorial page editor of The Record. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Christie Agenda Hampered as Former Democratic Allies Turn on Him
To push his first-term agenda, Republican Governor Chris Christie had no greater booster than Senate President Stephen Sweeney, New Jersey's top-ranking elected Democrat.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Fire Dog Lake
EXCLUSIVE: Records Show Top Chris Christie Advisor Lobbied To Bring...
One of the most confusing aspects of the halfway house scandal - where numerous inmates escaped halfway houses and committed horrendous crimes - is why such violent individuals would ever be released to such a low security facility in the first place.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Silicon Alley Insider
ANDREESSEN: MtGox Is Like MF Global And Not An Existential Threat
Marc Andreessen is one of Bitcoin's biggest supporters, having invested some $50 million in firms dealing in the digital currency.
The Jersey Journal
NJ private school for disabled sued for abandoning property, leaving mess
Two lawsuits filed this month in state Superior Court in Somerset County accuse Somerset Hills School, a private school for disabled students, of abandoning its Warren Township property and leaving behind a mess.
There Goes the Neighborhood
For years, studies have ranked New Jersey and New York among the highest-taxed and least business-friendly states.
Christie proposing pension payment, pushing for more reform
Gov. Chris Christie won't propose sidestepping a scheduled $2.25 billion payment into public workers' pension funds in today's budget speech, though he will renew calls for Democratic lawmakers to agree to make additional changes to retirees' and workers' benefits.
Dems: NJ Can't Afford Tax Cut Right Now [AUDIO]
Gov. Chris Christie will make his Fiscal Year 2015 state budget address today. Monday, the Senate President talked about a variety of issues related to the spending plan and raised the possibility of reviving a revenue boosting bill that Christie has already vetoed three times.
National Review Online
Hanson: When Failure Is Success
A budget deficit larger than in any previous administration is austerity. A mean right-wing video caused the deaths of four Americans in Benghazi.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
The Jersey Journal
In bridge scandal, one lawyer could topple Christie
Prominent defense attorney Alan Zegas, shown here at his Chatham law office, has never shied from criticizing Gov. Chris Christie.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
New Jersey Reaches Record Debt in 2013
As Thursday's first town hall after the incident proved, Bridgegate is the least of New Jersey's worries.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Other Politicians Had Traffic Miscues
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is far from the only government official to have taken heat over alleged traffic violations.