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House to Pass Curbs on NSA Surveillance

The House is poised to take the first significant step to change the National Security Agency's bulk collection of American phone records, a compromise bill that is displeasing many civil liberties activists.

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Harsher Penalties for Hit-and-Run Boaters [AUDIO]

Boaters who leave the scene of an accident in New Jersey would face the same criminal penalties as motorists, under legislation approved by the Assembly Law and Public Safety Committee.

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Obamacare to Gridlock are Fair Game for Obama’s Jokes

From the bungled rollout of "Obamacare" to New Jersey gridlock to the hue of John Boehner's tan, all was fair game for President Barack Obama and his spirited but pointed humor when he took center stage as comedian in chief.

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Gov. Chris Christie
Gov. Chris Christie in studio for 'Ask the Governor,' April 21, 2014 (Annette Petriccione, Townsquare Media NJ)
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More Help Coming for Sandy-Displaced Homeowners [AUDIO]

Eighteen months after Superstorm Sandy slammed the Garden State, some are complaining the grant process to help those affected by the hurricane has slowed down to a trickle, but Gov. Chris Christie insists that's just not the case.

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Gov. Chris Christie, on 'Ask the Governor" Monday April 21, 2014.
Gov. Chris Christie, on 'Ask the Governor" Monday April 21, 2014.
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Christie: No Bridgegate Subpoena from US Attorney

Gov. Chris Christie Monday said he has not been subpoenaed by the U.S. Attorney investigating Bridgegate and declined to say whether he would testify before the joint legislative committee probing the lane-closing affair that has roiled his administration.

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Damage From Hurricane Sandy
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Lawmaker Wants Explanation for Sandy Aid Delays [AUDIO]

A Congressional delegation from New Jersey is asking for a meeting with members of the president's cabinet to address the delays in Sandy recovery.

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Gov. Chris Christie
David Matthau, Townsquare Media NJ
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Longer Days Only For Underperforming Schools [POLL/AUDIO]

While Gov. Chris Christie supports the idea of a longer school day and expanded school calendar for students, he clarified Thursday that the concept is aimed only at underperforming schools.

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Gov. Chris Christie in Monmouth County
Gov. Chris Christie (c.) meets with officials in Monmouth County (Ilya Hemlin, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Gov Supports Narcan, Says War on Drugs Failed [AUDIO]

To fight the state's surging heroin epidemic, Gov. Chris Christie stresses the need for treatment, not just arrests.

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Gov. Christie Announces Samson PA Resignation

Gov. Chris Christie has announced the resignation of David Samson as chairman of the Port Authority. He did so at the start of a news conference at the Statehouse this afternoon, his first since a marathon session Jan. 9 to address the unfolding Bridgegate scandal.

The news conference followed the Thursday release of a report, commissioned by his office, which clears him of any personal involvement in the controversial lane-closings at the George Washington Bridge last September.

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Dune Holdouts Addressed by Christie [POLL/AUDIO]

Hundreds of beachfront homeowners are still refusing to grant permission for a system of dunes to be built along their property, a project the governor says will help protect New Jersey's coastline during future storms.

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Gov. Chris Christie
David Matthau, Townsquare Media NJ
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A ‘Secret Formula’ to Lower Taxes in NJ? [POLL/AUDIO]

Gov. Chris Christie says he's finally found the secret formula to lower property taxes in the Garden State -- although it's not really a secret at all.

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NJ Merchants, Retailers Oppose Gas Tax Hike [AUDIO]

The New Jersey Gasoline-Convenience-Automotive Association opposes a bill to increase New Jersey's gas tax by five cents a year for three years.

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