Charles Steindel, "whose three straight years of optimistic revenue projections influenced six New Jersey credit downgrades," is resigning as Republican Governor Chris Christie’s chief economist, according to a report by Elise Young of Bloomberg News.Read More >
A Democratic source told PolitickerNJ.com that Mercer County Executive Brian Hughes had a sit-down meeting with State Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-3), a potential Democratic gubernatorial candidate, around lunchtime on Thursday.Read More >
The Star-Ledger or NJ.com or New Jersey Media Advance or Staten Island Advance or whatever they call themselves now has apparently hired a new “senior political reporter,” triggering a meshuggah wave up and down press row this week and beseeching looks from Ledger types who heretofore had always enjoyed the insulation of industry heavyweights long flushed into the abyss.Read More >
On a prez run prep swing through Iowa today, Gov. Chris Christie at a private fundraiser took questions on how he'd improve the economy at the federal level and how he could survive Bridgegate.Read More >
In the event that state Sen. Diane Allen (R-7) doesn't run for re-election in 2017, the party has a short list of possible candidates it could field to try to head off either Assemblyman Herb Conaway (D-7) or Assemblyman Troy Singleton (D-7).Read More >
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 >
"And here was Christie — a tell-it-like-it-is, straight-talking, no-nonsense Jersey guy — telling about 60 members of the media what he really thought. 'Governor Branstad is a role model for me,' Christie gushed, referring to his 67-year-old counterpart from Iowa."- The New York Times
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