The Washington Post has a piece today that puts in print what every Republican close to Gov. Chris Christie has muttered lately.Read More >
Violent rap lyrics written by a man accused of shooting a fellow drug dealer in 2005 should not have been admitted as evidence at his trial, New Jersey’s highest court ruled Monday, according to the Associated Press.Read More >
Since New Jersey voters approved a referendum allowing gambling in Atlantic City in 1976, the Atlantic County city has been the only site of legal casinos in the state. With the increasing difficulties of casinos in Atlantic City, there has been renewed discussion of expansion to other sites around the state. However, according to the latest results from Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind poll, most New Jersey residents remain opposed to any expansion, though, if asked to choose, they prefer a casino in the Meadowlands to one at Monmouth Park Racetrack.Read More >
PolitickerNJ reporter Mark Bonamo will appear on the WBGO Journal radio program tonight and on a weekend public interest television program.
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A polling memo prepared by a company with ties to Gov. Chris Christie shows public support for red light cameras.Read More >
By MICHAEL W. KLEIN In his weekly radio address on August 16, President Obama challenged colleges “to do their part to bring down costs” and lighten the tuition burden on students. The state colleges and universities in New Jersey have... Read More >
"Christie’s method for coping with scandal has been more complicated. In January, the seemingly-local issue of lane closings on the George Washington Bridge, which created a massive traffic jam in the Hudson River town of Fort Lee, became one of national interest when it was revealed that one of Christie’s closest staffers had ordered them—for what looked like political retribution against a Democratic mayor. The scandal was quickly dubbed 'Bridgegate,' and unfortunately for Christie, it played into his reputation as a bully. Christie's response was to act unlike himself: humble." - Olivia Nuzzi- The Daily Beast
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