CHRISTIE NOMINATES NEW TREASURER

New Jersey could have a new treasurer soon. Gov. Chris Christie nominated Ford M. Scudder to become the next treasurer. He would replace Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff, who has served Christie over the past five years. Scudder has been apart of an economic research firm. Early reaction by Senate President Steve Sweeney wasn’t entirely positive and Scudder…

OBAMA WILL VISIT NEW JERSEY ON MONDAY

President Barack Obama will be visiting New Jersey next week. Obama will join U.S. Senator Cory Booker in Newark to discuss the topic of criminal justice. Both Obama and Booker are in favor of finding different ways to deal with nonviolent offenders. This has also been discussed in New Jersey by Gov. Chris Christie before.