States Revisiting Ebola Quarantines After Backlash From Medical Community, White House

By: Monday October 27, 2014 5:42 am

After both Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey and Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York imposed strict quarantines on Friday for those who came into contact with the Ebola virus, the White House and medical officials pushed for a less rigid policy. The quarantines in New York and New Jersey were imposed after a doctor [...]

Governor Christie Says GOP Needs To Win In Order To Control ‘Voting Mechanisms’

By: Thursday October 23, 2014 9:36 am

Just in case it was not clear as to how the GOP plans to win elections despite having a shrinking demographic, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie decided to remove any doubt – rigging the vote. In an amazingly honest speech to the US Chamber of Commerce Governor Christie said that the GOP had to control [...]

After Pay To Play Accusations Christie Administration Sells Stake In Venture Firm

By: Tuesday September 16, 2014 10:08 am

The New Jersey Pension Fund has now sold a stake in a venture capital firm tied to one of  Governor Christie’s campaign contributors according to The Bergen Record. The investment by the NJ Pension Fund in General Catalyst Partners became a scandal when it was revealed that one of the beneficiaries of that investment, Charles [...]

Bridgegate: Port Authority Police Stopped From Reopening Lanes On Bridge

By: Thursday September 4, 2014 9:45 am

GRAPHIC: New Jerseyans have financed, well, lots of millions–and counting–for @GovChristie's Bridgegate defense. pic.twitter.com/jyaQeeXfEg — American Bridge (@American_Bridge) August 18, 2014 According to documents reviewed by The Bergen Record, some Port Authority police officers believed it was necessary to reopen the illegally closed lanes on the George Washington Bridge. In interviews given to New Jersey [...]

Under Chris Christie Fees To Wall Street Have Tripled

By: Thursday August 28, 2014 9:25 am

According to a report by David Sirota for the International Business Times, fees paid out to Wall Street by the State of New Jersey have tripled under the administration of Governor Chris Christie, costing the taxpayers $3.8 billion. Governor Christie was already under scrutiny for the way he managed the pension system when it was [...]

Governor Chris Christie’s Office Bills Taxpayers $6.5 Million For Bridgegate Legal Fees

By: Monday August 18, 2014 10:21 am

It was apparently not enough for Governor Chris Christie’s staff to shut lanes down on the George Washington Bridge violating state and federal law, now the taxpayers of New Jersey are having to pay massive legal bills as Christie and company try to prevent details from the lane closures coming out. According to documents released [...]

Chris Christie Administration Facing Inquiry Over Actions On Second Bridge

By: Tuesday June 24, 2014 10:49 am

While New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is already shoulder deep in the investigation of illegal lane closures on the George Washington Bridge, another scandal is growing over a second bridge under his authority – the Pulaski Skyway. The Pulaski Skyway is an elevated roadway that connects the New Jersey cities of Newark and Jersey City [...]

Chris Christie And Scott Walker Facing Criminal Investigations

By: Friday June 20, 2014 10:14 am

The field for the 2016 Republican presidential primary is hemorrhaging moderates. Both New Jersey Republican Governor Chris Christie and Wisconsin Republican Governor Scott Walker are facing criminal investigations that could knock them out of the presidential race or even end their careers. According to the Associated Press, Governor Scott Walker is being investigated by prosecutors [...]

Study: Hedge Funds Taking Over Pension Fund Investments, Increasing Risk

By: Wednesday June 4, 2014 9:47 am

Recently Pando Daily broke a story about Governor Christie’s Administration violating pay to play laws by rewarding political donors with New Jersey Pension Fund contracts. The gist being that after General Catalyst employee Charles Baker donated money to the NJ GOP, General Catalyst received roughly $15 million to invest on behalf of retirees. While the [...]

Bridgegate: Christie’s Fmr Campaign Manager Said Governor Lied At Presser

By: Friday May 16, 2014 6:04 am

And another shoe drops. Now it is Governor Chris Christie’s former campaign manager, Bill Stepien, who has claimed that Christie lied to the public at his December press conference when Christie claimed no one on his senior staff knew about the illegal lane closures on the George Washington Bridge. Michael Drewniak previously testified that he [...]

Bridgegate Testimony Of Governor Christie’s Press Chief Raises More Questions

By: Wednesday May 14, 2014 5:48 am

Yesterday Governor Chris Christie’s Press Secretary, Michael Drewniak, testified before the New Jersey Legislature’s Special Investigative Committee on his role in handling the fallout from illegal lane closures on the George Washington Bridge aka Bridgegate. Unlike other witnesses called before the committee Drewniak did not take the Fifth Amendment though did often confer with an [...]

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