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Chris Christie Faces Legal Battle Over Pension Funding Plan

Reuters | Posted 08.09.2014 | Politics

June 9 (Reuters) - Teachers, police and firefighters in New Jersey have gone to court in an attempt to block Governor Chris Christie's plan to slash...

Chris Christie Lottery Plan Slammed

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

Organized labor is attacking New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's plan to privatize the state lottery with a new ad that began airing statewide on Monday....

John Celock

Christie Foe Gets A Big Helping Hand | John Celock | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics

Marie Corfield, a Democratic candidate for the New Jersey Assembly who rocketed to fame on the back of a YouTube video of her clashing with Gov. Chri...

John Celock

Chris Christie Ally Proposes Curtailing Unions' Political Clout | John Celock | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

A close legislative ally of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) is planning to introduce a bill that would curtail the political power of unions in the...

Chris Christie Keeps Promise To 'Shake Things Up'

The New York Times | Richard Perez-Pena | Posted 09.01.2011 | Politics

Democrats said this year would be different, that they would push back harder against Gov. Chris Christie. Mr. Christie also signaled a shift, express...

New Jersey Anti-Union Bill Approved

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 08.28.2011 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday signed landmark legislation that increases pension and health contributions paid by a ...

Chris Christie Has Some Advice For Obama

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 08.24.2011 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey Governor Chris Christie says he thinks President Barack Obama should follow his lead and personally engage in budget talk...

Controversial Anti-Union Bill Poised To Become Law In New Jersey

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 08.23.2011 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. — The New Jersey Assembly passed landmark legislation Thursday that requires public employees to pay sharply more for pension and ...

Controversial Anti-Union Bill Advances In New Jersey

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI and BETH DeFALCO | Posted 08.20.2011 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. — The move to stabilize New Jersey's underfunded pension and health care systems by requiring public workers to pay sharply more f...

New Jersey Anti-Union Bill Advances In State Legislature

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 08.16.2011 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey legislation requiring a half-million public workers to shoulder a larger portion of their pension and health benefits...

New Jersey Union Workers Protest Cuts To Benefits, Collective Bargaining Rights

AP | ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 08.16.2011 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Hundreds are rallying at the state capital to protest legislation being considered that calls for New Jersey government employee...

New Jersey Governor Pushes Anti-Union Bill

AP | By ANGELA DELLI SANTI and BETH DeFALCO | Posted 08.08.2011 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. -- New Jersey's Republican governor and Democratic state Senate president reached a deal Wednesday on legislation that would make public...

Chris Christie Gets Booed At Seton Hall Commencement

Posted 07.17.2011 | College

New Jersey governor Chris Christie was loudly booed at Seton Hall's graduation ceremony earlier today, where he delivered a commencement address to th...

Chris Christie Says Obama Is 'Great Ally' On Education Reform

Posted 06.20.2011 | Education

By Dave Warner New Jersey Republican Governor Chris Christie on Wednesday declared himself an ally of President Obama and his administration on educ...

Chris Christie’s Talk Is Blunt, But Not Always Straight

The New York Times | Richard Pérez-Pena | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New Jersey's public-sector unions routinely pressure the State Legislature to give them what they fail to win in contract talks. Most government worke...

Chris Christie: 'I Love Collective Bargaining'

AP | BETH DeFALCO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HILLSBOROUGH, N.J. — Gov. Chris Christie, long at odds with unions over his budget-cutting ways, said that he's ready to start negotiating with ...

Attacks on Unions Barking up the Wrong Money Tree

Michael Winship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Winship

Instead of screaming about the advances public employees have made to preserve health care, job security and economic justice, angry voters should be asking who has been keeping them from obtaining the same.

How Chris Christie Led The Charge Against Unions

The New York Times Magazine | Matt Bai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Acid monologues like this have made Christie, only a little more than a year into his governorship, one of the most intriguing political figures in Am...

We Face Conflict With Courage and Composure

Gregory Floyd | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Gregory Floyd

Unions are facing their greatest threat in generations. Disputes over contract negotiations, work assignments and layoffs will seem like a day at the beach compared to the clash that is on the horizon.