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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
After weeks of speculation, the direction of the Newark mayoral race may take an important turn today as prominent members of the Payne political family gather at Newark's Robert Treat Hotel at 11:30 a.m.
The campaign of Newark mayoral candidate Shavar Jeffries has called a press conference at which both U.S. Rep. Donald M. Payne, Jr. (D-10) and Essex County deputy chief of staff and former state Assemblyman William D. Payne will be present.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 >
"The governor has allowed political cronyism to continue and even flourish, rather than stamp it out, with some of his closest confidants enriching themselves through millions of dollars in state contracts, and legal and lobbying fees, an Asbury Park Press review of thousands of pages of campaign, lobbying and contracting documents found."- The Asbury Park Press
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