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Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick, R-Union, Somerset and Morris, issued the following statement on Governor Christie’s Executive Order creating the New Jersey SAFE Task Force to take a comprehensive look at the issues that contribute to violence:
“It is extremely important for us to look at ways to reduce violence in our society. I strongly support the creation of the task force by the Governor.
“The bipartisan task force consists of members with a range of expertise and philosophical backgrounds, who will examine these issues from every perspective.
“I look forward to working with the Governor, the SAFE Task Force and the Legislature on bipartisan solutions that will prevent violence and make New Jersey safer.”
Assembly Republican Leader Jon Bramnick / 908-232-2073
Gov. Chris Christie will head to New Hampshire on Wednesday to stump for GOP hopefuls Walt Havenstein (governor) and Scott Brown (U.S. Senate).Read More >
Stockton Poll: Christie approval rating at 53% in NJ; Obama's at 44% Gov. Chris Christie’s approval ratings in New Jersey crack 50%, while fewer voters approve of the job President Obama is doing, according to a Stockton Polling Institute poll released today. (Pizarro/PolitickerNJ) http://www.politickernj.com/81166/stockton-poll-christie-approval-rating-53-nj-obamas-44 NJ...
By MICHAEL W. KLEIN In his weekly radio address on August 16, President Obama challenged colleges “to do their part to bring down costs” and lighten the tuition burden on students. The state colleges and universities in New Jersey have... Read More >
"The Republican Governors Association raised $130,000 from tobacco companies during Christie’s stint as the group’s chairman, according to the most recent filings in June. The veto allows Christie to keep the peace with tobacco companies — and may very well prevent them from investing heavily in a presidential campaign for U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, whose operatives could use the cash to finance attack ads against Christie in a tight primary contest." - columnist Charles Stile- The Bergen Record
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