Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal's Heather Haddon broke the story that FLS Connect – which currently employs Bill Stepien, the former Christie campaign manager fired in the wake of Bridgegate – had been hired to do some work for the re-election campaign of Bergen County Executive Kathleen Donovan.Read More >
Unions take care of their own, too.
At a convention in Atlantic City yesterday, The New Jersey State Building and Construction Trades Council took a page from Bruce Springsteen's song book when it unanimously backed Senate President Steve Sweeney as its choice for New Jersey's next governor.Read More >
When the late U.S. Rep. Bob Roe (D-8) ran for governor in 1979, he enlisted as his campaign manager a man who would go on to become a familiar figure in New Jersey politics.Read More >
Governor Chris Christie today signed Executive Order No. 159 instituting a study commission that will review the effectiveness of all K-12 student assessments administered in New Jersey.Read More >
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 >
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
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