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TWO PLEAD NOT GUILTY IN BRIDGE SCANDAL INDICTMENTS

Two former associates of the Christie administration appeared in federal court in Newark on Monday and pleaded not guilty to a nine-count indictment in connection with traffic problems on the George Washington Bridge in 2013. The governor’s former Deputy Chief of Staff Bridget Anne Kelly and Bill Baroni, a former deputy …

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STATE SENATE BUDGET COMMITTEE TO GET TESTIMONY FROM STOCKTON PRESIDENT

On Thursday Acting Stockton University President Harvey Kesselman is scheduled to testify before the N.J. Senate’s Budget Committee. Kesselman will attempt to answer questions about the purchase of the former Showboat Hotel/Casino for $18 million in December. Trump Entertainment has threatened to enforce a covenant on the site that states the land …

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CHRISTIE AID COULD PLEAD GUILTY TO FEDERAL CHARGES

The man who allegedly orchestrated the infamous closing of the George Washington Bridge in New Jersey is expected to plead guilty to federal charges this week.  David Wildstein was Governor Christie’s second highest ranked staffer at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.  The crippling traffic jam created …

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SWEENEY: WE WILL FULLY FUND PENSION SYSTEM

New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney says the State will fully fund the pension system next year.  Sweeney announced over the weekend that democrats in Trenton will come up with a plan to put $3.1 billion into the pension system.  The state’s pension for public employees has been underfunded for …

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