CAMDEN – Gov. Chris Christie today brushed aside concerns over campaign ads by the teachers’ union.
The N.J. Education Association started airing ads that criticize the governor as he seeks re-election.
“It’s their money, it’s their business,’’ he said in dismissing concerns over one of his longtime antagonists.
In other issues during a press conference here in which Christie introduced the new superintendent of schools, he said he had not been aware that N.J. Transit – prior to Superstorm Sandy – had a hurricane plan that it did not follow.
If lawmakers want to hold hearings over the situation, then the head of N.J. Transit will appear and answer their questions, Christie said.
Regarding post-Sandy aid troubles, Christie said some towns have caused their own problems by not submitting paperwork correctly.
He said the state works continually with Marc Ferzan’s Sandy office to assist the rebuilding process. “There were some school districts that weren’t going to apply for loans with FEMA,’’ Christie said. “We’ve taken every aggressive step we can,’’ but some fault lies with FEMA, and some with individual municipalities.
As Gov. Chris Christie's heads to New Hampshire tomorrow, a conservative group wants to welcome him with a television commercial critical of his record on judicial nominations.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
Press releases are submitted by PolitickerNJ users, not by staff. They do not represent the viewpoint of PolitickerNJ.com.