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Assemblywoman Caroline Casagrande, R-Monmouth, issued the following statement today on Governor Christie’s State of the State address.
“As a Monmouth County legislator who represents families and businesses who have lost everything to Hurricane Sandy, I agree with Governor Christie that our top priority is helping New Jersey recover and rebuild from the worst natural disaster of our lifetime.
“We must work in bipartisan cooperation at all levels of government to help those victimized by this historic storm and rebuild homes, businesses and communities smarter and stronger than ever.
“We can accomplish this monumental task while continuing to work on ways to reduce property taxes to make our state more affordable, grow the economy and create jobs.”
Assemblywoman Caroline Casagrande / 732-866-1695
In the event that state Sen. Diane Allen (R-7) doesn't run for re-election in 2017, the party has a short list of possible candidates it could field to try to head off either Assemblyman Herb Conaway (D-7) or Assemblyman Troy Singleton (D-7).Read More >
With looming deadline on bail reform, Christie calls Legislature into special session TRENTON - Gov. Chris Christie is calling the legislature into special session Thursday to address recent bail reform legislation before a looming deadline next week, according to a letter from the governor’s office today. (Brush/PolitickerNJ)...
By Linda Stender At his most recent town hall, Gov. Chris Christie accused his predecessors of "monkeying with the math" when it comes to their handling of our state's economy. But as the old saying goes, when the governor points a finger, he... Read More >
"Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, a Hudson County Democrat, is balking. He claimed Tuesday that members of his caucus are divided over the measure and that his house is in no real rush – besides, even if enacted this year, the reforms would not take effect until 2017, he said. And with the growing belief that Christie could skip town to run for president, some Democrats are not eager to give him another talking point for his résumé. Christie’s plans to stump for Republican candidates in New Hampshire later Thursday only fuel that suspicion." - columnist Charles Stile- The Bergen Record
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