Governor Chris Christie

Governor Christie Acts On Legislation On His Way Out

Outgoing Governor Chris Christie had a busy day Monday, cramming in action on 150 pieces of legislation.  Highlights include Christie signing bills criminalizing drone use while drunk, outlawing the use of bump stocks and mandating criminal background checks for people who work in homes for the disabled.  He vetoed a proposed ban on traveling circuses…

Phil Murphy Becomes NJ's 56th Governor

Democrat Phil Murphy is New Jersey's 56th governor.  The former Wall Street executive and diplomat taking the oath of office at noon Tuesday at the Trenton War Memorial, along with his running mate, Lieutenant Governor-elect Sheila Oliver.  Murphy, who's 60-years-old, has never held elected office before but is about to assume one of the most…

CHRIS CHRISTIE -MOST UNPOPULAR NJ GOVERNOR ON RECORD

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – According to the latest Rutgers-Eagleton Poll, when asked late last November about the end of Christie’s tenure, just 5 percent of residents said they are going to miss Christie when he’s gone – only about 350,000 out of the approximately 7 million adults who live in the Garden State. On the other hand, ten times this number said they…

Beachgate' Comes Back To Haunt Governor Christie

New Jersey's governor-elect is needling Governor Chris Christie and his infamous photo of him sitting on a lounge chair on the beach.  North-Jersey-dot-com reports Governor-elect Phil Murphy is seen smiling next to the giant cutout of the governor looking upward, dressed in shorts and a baseball cap. The photo was captured after Christie shut down…

Christie Staffers Kick Off Season Of Service

Governor Christie staffers are kicking off their seventh annual season of service.  It's when cabinet members and officials volunteer at food banks, soup kitchens and shelters serving meals, packing boxes or delivering food.  Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno starts things up tomorrow in Paterson serving Thanksgiving lunch to people at the Oasis.  There are other events…

Christie Confronts Heckler At Baseball Game

Video is all over the Internet of Governor Christie getting in the face of a heckler at a baseball game over the weekend.  A Cubs fan at a Cubs/Brewers game in Milwaukee yesterday tells a local reporter he yelled Christie's name and called him a hypocrite.  Christie then came over to him and video shows…

NJ Gov Says He Could Slap Governor Cuomo For 'Summer Of Hell' Remark

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie says he could slap Governor Cuomo for coining the term "summer of hell" regarding Amtrak repairs to Penn Station.  He told a crowd at an unrelated briefing that his counterpart in New York should be more disciplined than that.  Both governors are pleased Amtrak finished the first week of repairs…

NJ's Christie Remains Most Unpopular Governor In Nation

Chris Christie remains the nation's most unpopular governor.  That's according to the latest Morning Consult poll which shows the lame duck New Jersey governor with a 69-percent disapproval rating. That's two points lower than April but isn't a big enough drop to move Christie out of the top spot.  A recent Monmouth University poll gave…

Poll Shows Democrat Burying GOP Candidate In Gov Race

A new poll finds the Democrat running for Governor in New Jersey buries Republican Kim Guadagno by double digits.  The Quinnipiac University poll survey shows Phil Murphy beating the current Lieutenant Governor 55-to-26 percent in the upcoming Governor's race.  The study shows the blue wave sweeping across the ballot, with 57-percent of New Jersey voters…

Christie Compares Stigma Of Opioid Addiction To That Of HIV-AIDS

Governor Chris Christie is comparing the stigma of opioid addiction to that of HIV-AIDS from 30 years ago.  He spoke at Morristown Medical Center on Monday and walked doctors through New Jersey's new law limiting first-time prescriptions of the powerful painkiller to just five days.  The lame duck governor is urging doctors not to overprescribe…