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Chris Christie

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

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  • NEW YORK— Amazon's second home could be in an already tech-heavy city, such as Boston, New York or Austin, Texas. The 20 picks, narrowed down from 238 proposals, are concentrated mostly in the East and the Midwest and include several of the biggest metro areas in the country, such as Chicago, Washington and Los Angeles, the only West Coast city on the list.

  • NEWARK, N.J.— New Jersey's wealthy new governor says he'll be accepting the job's $175,000- a-year salary. Democrat Phil Murphy is a multimillionaire former Wall Street executive who earned his fortune working at Goldman Sachs. Murphy replaced Republican Chris Christie after he served two terms.

  • EDGEWATER, N.J.— With cool breezes, a river walkway and unimpeded views of the Manhattan skyline, the nearly 7- mile stretch of New Jersey waterfront between the Lincoln Tunnel and the George Washington Bridge is some of the most sought-after real estate on the East Coast. The allegations against the town of Edgewater read like a compendium of clichés about New...

  • Jan 16- The Trump administration's decision last week to exempt Florida from its national offshore drilling plan was based in part on the state's argument that a spill would cripple its crucial tourism industry. The Interior Department this month proposed opening up virtually all U.S. coastline to drillers as part of Republican President Donald Trump's...

  • NEWARK, N.J.— Democratic Gov.-elect Phil Murphy on Friday urged New Jersey Transit to postpone a hotly contested vote on whether to buy land on Hoboken's waterfront, and criticized the rescheduling of the vote for the Martin Luther King Day holiday on Monday. Chris Christie's last full day in office. Hoboken Mayor Ravinder Bhalla, who opposes NJ Transit's...

  • Chris Christie has signed into law up to $5 billion worth of tax incentives aimed at attracting Amazon' second headquarters to the state. He says the legislation shows that no other state wants Amazon to come more than New Jersey. New Jersey is promising up to $7 billion in state and local tax credits to persuade Amazon to locate its second headquarters here.

  • TRENTON, N.J.— When it comes to the North American competition to attract Amazon's second headquarters, New Jersey has put its cards on the table: Officials have promised up to $7 billion in state and local tax credits. But while New Jersey has been transparent about the promised incentives, Newark has not answered a request from The Associated Press seeking its...

  • Governor-elect Phil Murphy (D-NJ).

    New Jersey Gov.-elect Phil Murphy says the GOP tax plan making its way to President Donald Trump is an "awful bill for America."

  • Dec 15- Three state senators in New Jersey sponsored a bill that could cost electric ratepayers about $320 million a year to subsidize nuclear reactors that could otherwise be closed. Last week, Ralph Izzo, chief executive of Public Service Enterprise Group Inc, which operates three reactors in the state at the Salem and Hope Creek plants, said he may be forced to...

  • NEW YORK, Dec 14- New York and New Jersey on Thursday committed $1.75 billion and $1.9 billion, respectively, to fund a new rail tunnel underneath New York's Hudson River, part of an urgent program to expand and renovate Amtrak's aging and heavily traveled Northeast Corridor line. The announcement by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and outgoing New Jersey...

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