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By Mark Lagerkvist | Watchdog.org | Jun 30, 2015 2:20 PM | 710
Chris Christie declared his candidacy for president Tuesday, promising America that he would “tell it like it is.” But his track record in New Jersey shows the governor has often gone to great lengths to hide the truth from taxpayers.
By Grayson Quay | Watchdog.org | Jun 26, 2015 4:01 PM | 31
State Senator Richard Codey sees the residency requirement as a way to restore ties between police and firefighters and the communities they serve. The police and firefighter unions disagree.
By Mark Lagerkvist | Watchdog.org | Jun 26, 2015 2:07 PM | 44
Preparing to run for the White House, Gov. Chris Christie polished his image as a tax-cutter Friday with a billion dollars’ worth of vetoes to the state budget passed by the New Jersey Legislature.
By Mark Lagerkvist | Watchdog.org | Jun 25, 2015 10:09 PM | 391
Fresh from a failure to fix New Jersey’s pension system and its $170 billion deficit, Gov. Chris Christie is scheduled to formally announce his run for the White House next week. But first, Christie is expected to veto parts of a state budget that would restore $1.8 billion he cut from the state’s scheduled pension contribution. Then next Tuesday morning, Christie has a date to tell the world why he should be the next president.
By Mark Lagerkvist | Watchdog.org | Jun 24, 2015 7:51 AM | 39
Unable to work together to reform an ailing state pension system that faces a $170 billion deficit, Gov. Chris Christie and the New Jersey Legislature are headed for state budget showdown in Trenton next week.
By Mark Lagerkvist | Watchdog.org | Jun 22, 2015 1:15 AM | 248
In a bizarre appeal, Gov. Chris Christie is challenging a court order that instructed his office to release a high-tech media list, assembled at taxpayers’ expense, as a public record.
By Josh Kaib | Watchdog.org | Jun 17, 2015 11:04 AM | 483
Red light cameras were supposed to reduce crashes in New Jersey and make people safer, but since cameras stopped issuing tickets, pedestrians and drivers may actually be less likely to get into an accident.
By Mark Lagerkvist | Watchdog.org | Jun 16, 2015 5:00 AM | 220
    By Mark Lagerkvist | New Jersey Watchdog New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie continues to live large as a sports junkie with an expensive habit – especially when he can stick taxpayers, political donors, powerful friends or someone else with the bill. Last week, Christie scored a spot behind the home bench of the Cleveland Cavaliers during Game [...]
By Mark Lagerkvist | Watchdog.org | Jun 09, 2015 12:08 PM | 161
With billions of dollars and New Jersey’s fiscal future at stake, Gov. Chris Christie won a strange legal victory Tuesday when the State Supreme Court ruled that his pension reform of 2011 was unconstitutional.
By Mark Lagerkvist | Watchdog.org | Jun 02, 2015 5:00 AM
Details of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s $82,000 spending spree at NFL games remain a mystery – despite a release of expense account receipts by the governor’s office. The governor’s office does not have documentation for more than $247,000 in expenses – two-thirds of the $360,000 Christie has spent from his state expense allowance since he took office in 2010, according to a New Jersey Watchdog analysis.