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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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  • TRENTON, N.J.— Communities across New Jersey and the nation have spent the last few months developing proposals on why they should be selected as the site of Amazon's second headquarters, hoping to reap the financial benefits it would provide. Analysts say the choice for New Jersey basically came down to four cities— Camden, Jersey City, New Brunswick and Newark.

  • *U.S. Justice Department reviewing law Marino championed. WASHINGTON, Oct 17- The U.S. lawmaker who was President Donald Trump's pick for drug czar withdrew on Tuesday after reports he spearheaded a bill that hurt the government's ability to crack down on opioid makers flooding the market with the addictive painkillers. Trump had pegged Representative Tom...

  • *U.S. Justice Department reviewing law Marino championed. WASHINGTON, Oct 17- The U.S. lawmaker who was President Donald Trump's pick for drug czar withdrew on Tuesday after it became public he spearheaded a bill that hurt the government's ability to crack down on opioid makers flooding the market with the addictive painkillers. Trump had pegged...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 17- President Donald Trump's pick for U.S. drug czar withdrew on Tuesday after it become public that he spearheaded a bill that undercut the government's power to crack down on opioid makers that were flooding the market with the addictive painkillers. Trump had pegged Tom Marino, a Republican congressman from Pennsylvania, to lead the Office of...

  • Chris Christie on Monday endorsed the bid of the state's biggest city to win Amazon's competition for a second headquarters. "Newark is prime for Amazon's HQ2 development, and this deal would amount to one of the most successful endeavors in the history of New Jersey and Amazon," Christie said in a statement. Monday's announcement of a possible $7 billion in tax...

  • KEARNY, N.J.— A mock groundbreaking near a century-old rail bridge on Friday highlighted the stalled funding for a massive project to replace it and build a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River into New York City. Chris Christie attended the ceremony near the Portal Bridge over the Hackensack River. At between $1 billion and $1.5 billion, the replacement of the...

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Online poker fans in New Jersey will soon be able to play against people in Nevada and Delaware, expanding a growing portion of the state's gambling industry. Players in Nevada and Delaware have been able to play against each other since 2015, but New Jersey is now set to join once regulators in the states approve an operator and game software,...

  • From left, Sens. Bill Cassidy, R-La., Dean Heller, R-Nev., Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Ron Johnson, R-Wis., discuss block grant funding for health care, Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017.

    Hopes to repeal Obamacare this year rest on a simple Republican argument: States will do it better than Washington.

  • Construction crews work on a freeway overpass along Highway 101 in Novato, California.

    Nearly three-quarters of Americans are willing to pay increased taxes or tolls to fund roads and other transportation infrastructure, according to a survey.

  • NEW YORK, Sept 10- Nearly three-quarters of Americans are willing to pay increased taxes or tolls to fund roads and other transportation infrastructure, according to a survey from HNTB Corp to be released on Monday that was seen by Reuters. At the polls in November, voters in Illinois and New Jersey approved measures that require new revenues from...

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