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Big appetite: Christie buys $300K of food & booze with NJ expense account

Chris Christie’s expense account tells a story of appetite and ambition, one that pits government waste versus the New Jersey governor’s waistline.

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Christie billed state $85K to entertain in sports VIP boxes, money later repaid by state GOP

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie spent $85,000 in public money to entertain in luxury boxes at sports venues between 2010 and early 2012, when state Republicans started to pay for the expenses and reimbursed the state for those already incurred.

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BCC ranked high in raising earnings

PEMBERTON TWP. Burlington County College ranks among the top community colleges for its ability to increase its graduates' earning power, according to a recent report by the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution.

"This is clear, compelling, and objective evidence for students to choose Burlington County College for educational and career success," said college president Paul Drayton. "If you want a bottom-line reason to attend BCC, this thorough analysis by Brookings affirms our ability to add significant dollars to your future salary."

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Street fight

When Garry Goldberg looks to hire a new taxi driver, he says he not only schedules an in-person interview but also performs an unrequired background check on the applicant.

For Goldberg, the owner of Cherry Hill-based Best Taxi Inc., it would be a dangerous prospect for the industry to consider doing it any other way.

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Sleeping Beauty Kids Marks MTC's 100th Show

Moorestown Theater Company has become a community cornerstone over the last 13 years.

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Voters OK'd more $ for parks; instead cash feeds salaries

Voters last year dedicated corporate tax money to preservation programs. Doing so cut funding to other environmental efforts. New Jersey plans to avoid cuts by using open space money to operate parks.

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Christie strikes down expansion of N.J. pay-to-play rules

Gov. Chris Christie on Monday issued a conditional veto stripping down a bill that would have expanded the state's pay-to-play rules and required the state to disclose fees paid to outside investment managers.

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1,200 N.J. homeowners still await Sandy aid approvals

Two and a half years after Hurricane Sandy struck the Shore, about 1,200 New Jersey homeowners are still awaiting state approval of their applications for aid to help rebuild their homes, a top official in Gov. Christie's administration told lawmakers Wednesday.

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Women’s Political Caucus of NJ Breakfast Brings Out Female Force

A select group of New Jersey’s prime political players assembled at the Women’s Political Caucus of New Jersey (WPCNJ) breakfast Wednesday morning in Newark, promoting more bipartisan and independent female participation in the political process.

“The biggest benefit of this organization is the diverse network of women,” said Women’s Political Caucus of NJ vice president for membership Grace Strom Power, a prominent Mercer County attorney, to the group of about twenty people present at the offices of the law firm Genova Burns in downtown Newark. “A lot of what we need to do revolves around networking.”

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Assembly Questions DEP Commissioner About Exxon Settlement

Democrats pushed every hot button issue on the DEP’s budget list today, starting with the proposed $225 million Exxon settlement including the 16 other Exxon sites also rolled into the deal. Assemblyman John McKeon wanted to know how much more the state might win by pursuing these cases separately, in court.

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