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Senate Republican Leader Tom Kean, Jr. (R- Union) issued the following statement on Governor Christie’s installment of Frederic Knapp as Acting Morris County Prosecutor:
The Senate Judiciary Committee has absolutely no justification for the massive backlog of judges, prosecutors, and other appointments that are at the discretion of any Governor, regardless of party. The excuse by Majority Democrats that they are not moving nominees out of concern for “balance” in the judiciary is an utter falsehood. They are dragging their heels out of partisan spite. No other Governor in modern state history has been treated this way with regard to nominees.
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A U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez deputy chief of staff is preparing to join the ranks of New Jersey’s Senate majority office, state Democrats announced Friday.Read More >
Days Since Last Christie Press Conference (Jan. 9)
Bridget Anne Kelly’s attorney says lawmakers rushed to judgement An attorney for former top Gov. Chris Christie administration official Bridget Anne Kelly filed paperwork arguing his client shouldn’t have to comply with a legislative subpoena. The documents, filed by Kelly attorney Michael Critchley, argues lawmakers rushed to judgment...
By Suzanne M. Walters When unions representing local police and firefighters cannot agree to new contract terms with local governments, State law mandates that the parties submit to binding arbitration. A third-party referee, then, sets the... Read More >
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