Chris Christie

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie as he appeared on CNBC's "Squawk Box," Thursday, August 27, 2015.
55th Governor of New Jersey


  • Traffic moves over the Hudson River and across the George Washington Bridge between New York City (R), and in Fort Lee, New Jersey.

    The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has been wracked by scandals since Bridgegate in 2013, when allies of then-Gov. Chris Christie orchestrated the closure of lanes onto the George Washington Bridge.

  • Hillary Clinton fundraiser loses Port Authority post after cursing out cops

    Turner is seen on video bragging to cops that she is a Port Authority commissioner and saying she was friends with the mayor of Tenafly, NJ.

  • TRENTON, N.J., March 13- New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy presented his first budget on Tuesday since taking office in January. *Legalizing and taxing recreational marijuana sales beginning in January 2019 would reap $60 million but could grow over ensuing years, and expanding the existing medical marijuana program would bring in $20 million.

  • TRENTON, N.J., March 13- New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy presented his first budget on Tuesday, turning sharply from the previous administration with sweeping proposals to hike taxes and spending on new initiatives that Republicans warned could drive businesses out of the already high-tax state. Murphy, a Democrat who took office in January after eight...

  • TRENTON, March 13- New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy presented his first budget on Tuesday for $37.4 billion, turning sharply from the previous administration with proposals to hike taxes on millionaires, close loopholes for hedge funds and big businesses, legalize recreational marijuana and phase in free community college. The revenue raisers for the fiscal...

  • NEW YORK, March 12- New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is expected to unveil tax hikes for businesses or millionaires and the green light for marijuana sales when he proposes his first state budget on Tuesday. And the response is, ugly, "said Ben Dworkin, founding director of the Institute for Public Policy& Citizenship at Rowan University in Glassboro.

  • WASHINGTON, March 6- New York and New Jersey must shoulder more of the costs to build a transportation tunnel under the Hudson River, U.S. "New York and New Jersey have got to up their local share," Chao said at a contentious hearing in the U.S. House of Representatives. "New York and New Jersey are two of the richest states in the country...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 13- A billionaire real estate executive close to President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that contrary to recent news reports he believes a proposed new rail tunnel under the Hudson River connecting New York City and New Jersey is one of the most critical U.S. infrastructure projects. The tunnel, known as the Gateway project, was proposed in 2011 after...

  • Jan 29- New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced on Monday his state will rejoin a carbon trading program of northeast states, reversing his predecessor Chris Christie's decision to yank it out of the climate pact more than six years ago. New Jersey is one of 10 states that launched RGGI in 2007 as a response to a lack of federal action on climate change.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 19- New Jersey's new governor, Phil Murphy, signed an executive order on Friday calling for an evaluation of the state's corporate tax break programs by the comptroller's office before year-end. Newark has offered the company a hefty incentives package, and the state recently enacted a law that would provide Amazon tax incentives to locate its "HQ2"...

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