Assuming you’re not tired of celebrating, Giants return to NJ for a 3pm rally today after a downtown ticker-tape parade in NYC. Already some unofficial joy at Newark Airport and in the Meadowlands – capes, tattoos, the whole 9 yards.
Phillip Kwon & Bruce Harris
7 senators could hold up Christie Supreme Court nominations with senatorial courtesy.
Front office scandalized by public discussion of info in nominees questionnaires, blaming Dems, but the press has them, too.
2 different career paths define nominees.
Christie’s hypocrisy evident on proposed gay marriage, charter school referendums (Bob Braun)
Watchdog group seeks audit of Rep. Rob Andrews’ spending
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in D.C. wants a review of two costly trips paid out of campaign funds.
State judge reverses dismissal of ethics charges against assemblyman
State panel action resulting in dismissing ethics charges against Scott Rumana was scuttled by a judge because a panel member was allowed a vote by phone.
3-way LD-16 Dem race
Convention set for March 11 in Somerset County, the bulk of the district.
Dem Assembly leadership tells caucus votes are there for marriage equality bill.
Full Assembly vote Feb. 16.
Full Senate vote Feb. 13.
End result of background checks on 5,000-plus school board members & charter school trustees – NJ disqualifies 29 people.
Senate Ed Chair Teresa Ruiz reintroduces her bill – mirroring part of Christie’s ideas – dramatically shifting teacher tenure.
At the Senate Higher Ed Committee hearing
Measured responses from university officials, strong objection
from Rutgers students and still no details from Christie.
Merger costs? Still unknown.
Rutgers-Rowan merger moves forward.
Additional Assorted Christie
Shut Your Mouth, Chris Christie:
The whole Jersey fat-guy authenticity thing is over. (Slate)
Poll: Is Christie too concerned about his own political future?
NYC city council speaker Christine Quinn calls on Christie to stop playing games with gay marriage.
But a trans woman from Canada wishes for a referendum on ENDA.
Koch brothers conservatives AFP scorecard gives Christie low marks.
Twitter skirmish, Christie ‘n Snooki.
Bob Ingle takes issue with Weinberg lyric change suggestion
to update Rutgers’ song to include the other half of its students.
Proposal to create NJ Office of Taxpayer Advocate clears committee
Sen. Diane Allen’s proposal.
Tepid support as Sweeney renews call for shared services
Bill creating voluntary county hubs for education programs clears Senate committee.