Christie & Democrats reach accord on union arbitration reform part of the ‘tool kit’
NJ Fraternal Order of Police president: said Christie is unfairly blaming high property tax on public employees: “We weren’t privy to the governor’s thought process on his plans on arbitration. It was only through the Legislature that we were able to have input into the process.”
For details on the deal, scroll to 2nd headline.
Smells Like a Rat
Christie denies involvement in dismissal of charges in Hunterdon County Sheriff’s case.
“Chris Christie is channeling Howard Beal, not Tom Kean”
That’s Wisniewski, who went to law school with the governor, but doesn’t remember him well then, but has some choice words for him now.
But I thought he didn’t care about being reelected…
Christie tells Bloomberg News his plan is to erase NJ’s budget deficit by the end of his first term.
Garden State of Debt: New Jersey’s Growing Hole.
Fiscal problems unlikely to ease soon
Government budget cuts this year have turned into tax hikes for most homeowners. And residents will see fewer services for their tax dollars.
Parsippany School Board: Did Chris Christie get a heads up in exchange for an “expensive gift”?
One school board member accuses an unnamed other member of giving Christie a sneak peak at the Lee Seitz contract deal and receiving “an expensive gift from a high-ranking state of New Jersey official”.
School board president blocks attempts to rescind Superintendent’s contract.
Wisniewski Op-Ed: Compromise holds no hope for deficit
NJ Democratic State Chair calls the deal Pres. Obama just made with the Republicans to extend Bush tax cuts for the richest 2% of Americans – in exchange for needed extension of jobless benefits – “not a fair trade”.
Will there be $$ to keep NJN afloat as a new plan’s developed?
Sweeney says that is possible.
‘Fake farmers’ avoid paying $82 million in taxes
Is one of your neighbors one of them? Eh, Congressman-elect Jon Runyan? Nice of Asbury Park Press to notice this after NJ-3 just sent a fake farmer to Congress.
Oyster Creek Nuclear Deal Draws Fire
Objections to the deal from 2 very different sides for 2 very different reasons.
Elections Have Consequences
New Chairman of House subcommittee overseeing Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: Scott Garrett.
Tenure Testimony Reveals A Troubled — and Troubling — System.
NJEA” Tenure system works.
Senate Education Committee: proposals offered on tenure rules.
Penny wise, pound foolish, and more popular
Rutgers Eagleton poll shows support growing for Christie’s ARC Tunnel cancellation.
Wisniewski Guest Op-Ed: New Jersey businesses will pay for Christie’s tunnel decision.
Disagreement on Atlantic City Tourism district bills.
Work for NJ? Live in NJ.
Assembly panel okays gambling bill.
Senate panel approves extended time frame for childhood sexual abuse lawsuits.
Is Christie about to make a pardon pitched at the national GOP base?
Mulshine wants him to.
Bergen & Passaic: More children are living in poverty.
Newark:Fears of Regression as Newark Police Force Is Cut.
Camden: Will use $4M port payment to reduce layoffs.
Camden: Planning Board chair may lose home after not keeping up with property taxes since 2007.
Barnegat Bay: Christie unveils fund to stem runoff.
Christie vetoes 2011 racing schedules
Monmouth Park & Meadowlands Raceway.