Tag Archive for Jon Corzine

Corzine Gets His Wish – Motorists Pay Higher Tolls

STATE—New Jersey motorists will pay more to travel along the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway as toll increases long sought by Gov. Jon Corzine have finally taken effect. The cost of an average 22-mile Turnpike trip will go…

A Hypothetical Corzine v. Christie Matchup: Battle of the Titans

By Michael M. Shapiro Will Gov. Corzine decide not to seek re-election and instead serve in the Obama administration in some capacity?  Will Chris Christie decline to seek the governorship or will he lose in a Republican primary?  A betting man…

Corzine Announces Plan To Temporarily Reduce Municipal Pension Contributions

ATLANTIC CITY – Gov. Jon Corzine announced a plan to help municipalities facing a short-term budget crunch at last week’s New Jersey League of Municipalities conference. Counties and municipalities would be able to defer half of next April’s payment into…

New Jersey Democrats In Trouble

By Michael M. Shapiro New Jersey Democrats are basking in the glory of a solid national Democratic showing; however, closer to home, the prospects for this coming election are currently not looking rosy. They have good reason to be concerned.…

Corzine Approves Toll Increase

STATE – Gov. Jon Corzine approved the latest plan to raise tolls on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway, which will fund a host of transportation projects, last week. The revised plan will raise tolls Parkway tolls from…

Corzine Approves Toll Increase

STATE – Gov. Jon Corzine approved the latest plan to raise tolls on the New Jersey Turnpike and Garden State Parkway, which will fund a host of transportation projects, last week. The revised plan will raise tolls Parkway tolls from…

Corzine Announces Sweeping Ethics Reform Package

TRENTON – Gov. Jon Corzine delivered an ethics reform package Wednesday that he says will promote ethical and fiscal responsibility. The governor originally promised to make a commitment to a more open, honest and accountable government during the 2005 campaign.…

Toss Up: Corzine or Christie?

By Michael M. Shapiro Gov. Corzine may have an upside down 40%-51% approval rating; however, he is still in a dead heat with current United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey, Chris Christie, in a hypothetical matchup for…

Who Are The Real Losers In The Rutgers Stadium Debacle?

By Michael M. Shapiro The private fundraising effort to pay for a $30 million shortfall in the financing of a $102 million stadium expansion for Rutgers University has been a debacle.  Less than $2 million has been raised since the…