Chris Christie

Re-Upping on Re-Education: NJ Schools to Get Military-Style Make Over

Re-Upping on Re-Education: NJ Schools to Get Military-Style Make Over
The Christie administration has approved a new graduate school of education in Newark, clearing the last hurdle on Friday in resolving questions over the credentials of the innovative program's faculty. The Relay Graduate School of Education, started in New York City in 2011 by the leaders of three prominent charter school networks, will open its New Jersey program in September with its first 25 or 30 students seeking Master's degrees.
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Newark School Superintendent to Get $50,000 Bonus Amid $56 Million Budget Cuts

Newark School Superintendent to Get $50,000 Bonus Amid $56 Million Budget Cuts
Embattled Newark Superintendent Cami Anderson has had a hard year. Anderson has earned the ire of Newark students, teachers, and taxpayers over the last two years. The Newark Board of Education gave her a vote of no confidence. But it’s not all bad. Because this year she’s up for a $50,000 bonus — even while she cut funding for Newark schools by over $56 million.
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NJ Supreme Court Rejects Christie's Attempt to Kill Housing Authority

NJ Supreme Court Rejects Christie's Attempt to Kill Housing Authority
The NJ Supreme Court smacked down Governor Chris Christie's attempt to abolish the independent agency COAH. The ruling ensures that a variety of voices are heard in the allocation of housing trust funds.
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The Cult of Chris Christie: Stronger Since the Storm



The Cult of Chris Christie: Stronger Since the Storm


Gay marriage, legalized marijuana, climate change, women's healthcare funding - there are big items that a majority of New Jerseyans support that Christie has all but given the "shore bird salute" to, yet they still love him. Why?
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Moderate? Chris Christie Vetoes Family Planning Funding for the Fifth Time

Moderate? Chris Christie Vetoes Family Planning Funding for the Fifth Time
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has signed the state budget, and for the fifth time the Republican politician has refused the inclusion of additional funding for family planning services. Christie previously vetoed the funding in 2012, in 2011, and twice in 2010.
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How One Man is Stopping Gay Marriage in NJ

How One Man is Stopping Gay Marriage in NJ
Over 60 percent of New Jerseyans want gay marriage, and both the Assembly and state Senate passed a law legalizing it. The only thing standing between same-sex couples in New Jersey and equal rights is Christie's veto, which he's been unwilling to relinquish following the U.S.Supreme Court's landmark ruling on gay rights.
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Chris Christie Supports Marriage Inequality and Thus Himself in 2016 Republican Primary

Chris Christie Supports Marriage Inequality and Thus Himself in 2016 Republican Primary
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie blasted the Supreme Court's gay marriage rulings, saying they were "wrong," "inappropriate," and "insulting." By supporting the 2,000 year old institution of marriage, Christie continues his angling towards the 2016 Republican primary.
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Allegedly Pro-Business Christie Investing One Quarter What His Dem Predecessor Did in Small Business Development

Allegedly Pro-Business Christie Investing One Quarter What His Dem Predecessor Did in Small Business Development
There's a myth out there, repeated often by Democrats endorsing Governor Chris Christie, that Christie is supportive of business in New Jersey. Apparently, that only means big business.
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Barbara Buono’s Kryptonite? Everything.

Barbara Buono’s Kryptonite? Everything.
Poor Barbara Buono. The only Democrat in New Jersey with the guts to take on Chris Christie has languished for months beneath a media radar that's begun to turn her obscurity into a campaign narrative. 


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From Senator to NJ Supreme Court Chief Justice in Four Months or Less

From Senator to NJ Supreme Court Chief Justice in Four Months or Less
Newly minted U.S. Senator for the state of New Jersey Jeff Chiesa has acted according to GOP protocol after being appointed by Gov. Christie to replace the late Sen. Frank Lautenberg last week. His term is up in four months after October's special election, but could he be headed towards the state's Supreme Court next?
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