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NJ Politics Roundup: Christie bill cuts, polite use uproar, and some-more – The Star

NJ Politics Roundup: Christie bill cuts, polite use uproar, and some-more – The Star

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N.J. POLITICS ROUNDUP

A collection of domestic news from a Statehouse and around New Jersey

TRENTON — New Jersey’s treasurer on Wednesday pronounced supports for schools, nursing homes, hospitals, mercantile growth grants, and salaries for state workers could all be cut as officials try to tighten an $807 million shortfall in a state budget.

Meanwhile, Gov. Chris Christie’s administration has due a list of 23 price increases in a arriving mercantile year in an bid to lift more than $32.3 million in revenue.

CIVIL SERVICE CONTROVERSY

The state Civil Service Commission abandoned a fortitude from a lawmakers and voted to adopt a set of changes Christie’s administration due to a manners ruling how thousands of state workers are hired, promoted, and fired.

NEW BRIDGE SCANDAL SUBPOENA

The leaders of a state legislative cabinet questioning a George Washington Bridge liaison pronounced they have subpoenaed any annals associated to a matter from Michael DuHaime, Christie’s arch domestic strategist.

Meanwhile, a American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey pronounced it has sued a Christie administration claiming it poorly denied a Cape May County male who requested all Open Public Record Act requests filed in a arise of a overpass controversy.

LIVE VIDEO CHAT

Watch a summation of a live video discuss in that domestic experts discussed Tuesday’s overpass liaison hearing.

Meanwhile, here are five takeaways from a hearing.

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IN OTHER NEWS …

• A former Hunterdon County prosecutor who has indicted Christie’s administration of crime was dealt a reversal currently in his bid to infer he was ousted for domestic reasons.

• Christie will be among a featured speakers subsequent week during a Peter G. Peterson Foundation annual mercantile summit.

• State Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D-Gloucester) has been invited to a White House currently to take partial in a row on boosting a smallest wage.

• Sweeney, an ironworker by trade, pronounced he wants steel used on projects by a Port Authority to be done in a U.S.

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Star-Ledger staff writers Christopher Baxter, Matt Friedman, Salvador Rizzo, and Steve Strunsky, and NJ.com contributor Darryl Isherwood contributed to this report.

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