By Matthew Arco | February 20th, 2013 - 1:07pm
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LITTLE FERRY – Gov. Chris Christie says he’s not losing any sleep over Democratic lawmakers’ decision to move forward on a proposal that aims to seek subpoena power against uncooperative state officials.

The governor gave his comments during a morning news conference today shortly after the Assembly Budget Committee approved a proposal that Democrats say will pressure state departments and employees to cooperate with lawmakers.

“It’s political season,” Christie said.

He said his administration will testify before the Legislature just as they have been doing and didn’t indicate that officials had any intentions to deviate from those plans.

“The rest of this stuff is just politics,” he said. “They’re looking to get their names in the paper.”

Earlier story:

Subpoena power approved

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Quote of the Day

quote of the day

"Governor Christie ripped President Obama this summer for failing to carve out some time during a Texas fundraising swing to visit the Mexican border, where the unprecedented flood of immigrant children from Central America had reached a crisis point. ...Yet Christie is not squeezing in a tour of the troubled border during his own three-day trade and diplomatic mission to Mexico, which is set to begin on Wednesday. The governor is planning a series of meetings with Mexican officials, including President Enrique Peña Nieto and the finance and energy ministers." - columnist Charles Stile

- The Bergen Record

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