Chris Christie


  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., July 10- After 19 years working as a cook at Atlantic City's Showboat Casino, Dave Rose is counting the weeks until he and about 2,000 fellow workers lose their jobs when the casino is shuttered at the end of the summer.

  • Richest 1% taxed too much: NJ Gov Chris Christie Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 9:39 AM ET

    The tax code relies too much on the wealthiest Americans and needs to be revamped, says N.J. Gov. Chris Christie.

  • Gov. Christie: We're taxing the 1% too high     Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 7:48 AM ET

    Gov. Chris Christie, (R-N.J.), explains how increasing taxes on the wealthy results in them "playing games with their accountant" that end up hurting the state.

  • Fiscal woes could 'eat us alive': NJ Gov Christie Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 7:42 AM ET
    Governor Chris Christie

    From revenue shortfalls to a pinched pension system, New Jersey can't wait to fix its fiscal problems, says Gov. Chris Christie.

  • I haven't made any decision whether I'm going to run for president or not, declares Gov. Chris Christie, (R-N.J.), sharing his thoughts on the 2016 election and public perception of him after the "Bridgegate" scandal.

  • Governor Chris Christie

    I will not be able to pay down the sins of my predecessors, says Gov. Chris Christie, (R-N.J.), sharing his thoughts on funding pensions in New Jersey.

  • Gov. Chris Christie, (R-N.J.), discusses his battle to balance the budget in the Garden State. Also Christie shares his thoughts on taxes. Folks don't understand you have to make yourself competitive from a tax prospective, says Christie.

  • Gov. Christie defends NJ's new budget     Tuesday, 1 Jul 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    Gov. Chris Christie, (R-N.J.), provides his thoughts on a wide array of topics, from funding public pensions, to taxes, politics, and legalizing marijuana.

  • TRENTON, N.J. June 25- A New Jersey judge on Wednesday refused to force Governor Chris Christie to restore almost a billion dollars in funds that he cut from the state's 2014 pension contribution. Christopher Burgos, president of the State Troopers Fraternal Organization of New Jersey, said troopers and other plaintiffs would likely appeal.

  • June 25- A New Jersey judge refused on Wednesday to force Governor Chris Christie to make a full contribution for fiscal 2014 into the state pension fund.

  • NEW YORK, June 23- For years, some U.S. states and cities failed to put enough money into their retirement systems, leaving an estimated $1 trillion gap in public pension funds across the country. But in two of the states with the biggest pension problems, New Jersey and Illinois, recent reforms allow lawsuits to seek to compel full contributions.

  • CAMDEN, N.J., June 20- Atlantic City's bankrupt Revel Casino Hotel has received court approval to borrow $23.9 million that it said would keep the 1,400- room resort operating for the coming month as it scrambles to find a buyer.

  • NEW YORK, June 18- Leaders of New Jersey's Democrat-run Senate on Wednesday proposed hiking taxes on the wealthy and on corporations, a counterstrike to Republican Governor Chris Christie's plan to slash state pension contributions for two years.

  • They really delivered Alpha. But can they repeat? Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 10:11 AM ET

    A combination of choppy markets and mixed investment successes promise to make this year's "Delivering Alpha" conference colorful.

  • Power Rundown: What Tesla's planning     Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 1:50 PM ET

    CNBC's Tyler Mathisen, Dominic Chu and Julia Boorstin look at today's "Power Lunch" stories, including news Tesla CEO Elon Musk is thinking of doing something "fairly controversial."

  • NJ faces another credit rating slash: S&P Monday, 2 Jun 2014 | 4:02 PM ET
    The Bridge Street Bridge, Passaic River and Newark skyline are seen from Harrison, New Jersey.

    S&P could downgrade New Jersey again because of budgetary imbalance and underfunded pensions, putting it among the three worst-rated states.

  • June 2- New Jersey could be downgraded again because of its growing budgetary imbalance and underfunded public pension, Standard& Poor's Ratings Services warned on Monday. That put New Jersey among the three lowest-rated states, along with California and Illinois.

  • June 2- New Jersey could be downgraded again because of its growing budgetary imbalance and underfunded public pension, Standard& Poor's Ratings Services warned on Monday. Wall Street's two other main credit rating agencies soon followed in slicing the state to a single-A rating.

  • New Jersey economic comeback? Fuhgeddaboudit! Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 11:37 AM ET
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

    While its neighbors and the rest of the nation have slowly but steadily recovered from the Great Recession, New Jersey has flatlined.

  • NEW YORK/ WASHINGTON, May 21- The scandal over a made-up study that badly disrupted traffic at the George Washington Bridge may not be New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's biggest problem after all.