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Prieto, Burzichelli & Watson Coleman Resolution Granting Subpoena Power to Assembly Budget Committee Advances
Move Comes After Lack of Cooperation from Christie Administration
(TRENTON) – Following the Christie administration’s repeated failure to appear at the Assembly Budget Committee’s request, the committee on Wednesday advanced legislation Assembly Democrats Vincent Prieto, John Burzichelli and Bonnie Watson Coleman sponsored giving the panel subpoena power to investigate state revenue collections, budget contingency plans, the state Lottery privatization plans, Hurricane Sandy relief funding and other finance matters...
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Lew Candura, the veteran chair of the Morris County Democratic Committee, will retire this year and back the organization's executive director, Chip Robinson, to serve as his successor.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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