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WAIT, WHAT? DID NEW JERSEY’S MISSING GOVERNOR FALSELY ACCUSE THE LEGISLATURE OF BEING TOO MUCH LIKE HIM?!?!

Governor Chris Christie, who has spent more than half the year traveling out of state using taxpayer dollars, reportedly lashed out at the media recently, arguing that criticism of his frequent travels represented a double standard, and suggesting the state legislature was, well… a little too much like him.

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Rep. Scott Garrett to 9/11 Heroes: You're On Your Own

As the sun set in Washington, so too did the provisions of The James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act, a bill that provides medical treatment and health benefits for 9/11 first responders and survivors -- a shameful reminder of Congressman Scott Garrett’s callous record of voting against those affected by the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and his inattention to the needs of his district.

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NEW JERSEY DEMOCRATS' LGBT CAUCUS REPRIMANDS CHRISTIE

Today, the leaders of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee’s LGBT Caucus blasted Governor Chris Christie for mocking an issue of vital importance to the transgender community, and for vetoing legislation that would ease the process for changing gender markers in official documents.

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NEW JERSEY TO CHRISTIE: RESIGN!

Today, New Jersey State Democratic Chairman John Currie reacted to a new poll that shows a majority of New Jerseyans want Governor Chris Christie to resign.

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STATE DEMOCRATS APPROVE 2016 DELEGATE SELECTION PLAN

The New Jersey Democratic State Committee announced the approval the 2016 Delegate Selection Plan for the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 25–28.

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DEMOCRATIC CHAIR DISAPPOINTED BY COURT’S PENSION DECISION

Chairman of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee John Currie expressed disappointment that the State Supreme Court chose to allow the governor to violate public pensioners' contract rights by withholding promised payments to the public employee pension system.

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CURRIE STATEMENT ON PASSING OF BEAU BIDEN

New Jersey Democratic State Committee Chairman John Currie offered condolences to the Biden family after hearing the news that the Vice President's son, Beau Biden, passed away last evening.

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CHAIRMAN CURRIE APPLAUDS DEMOCRATIC STATE LEGISLATORS FOR PAVING WAY TO DAVID WILDSTEIN'S GUILTY PLEA

Today, New Jersey Democratic State Committee Chairman John Currie applauded the Democratic legislature for successfully pursuing concerns related to the closure of access lanes to the George Washington Bridge -- an apparent act of political retribution that imperiled thousands of commuters in northern New Jersey for several days.

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30-DAY PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD FOR 2016 DELEGATE SELECTION PLAN IS OPEN

Today, the New Jersey Democratic State Committee released its draft Delegate Selection Plan for the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

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PSST-CONGRESSMAN MACARTHUR, IT'S TAX DAY TODAY!

Given freshman Congressman Tom MacArthur's history of failing to pay his property taxes in a timely fashion, but voting to raise them for everyone else, the New Jersey State Democratic Committee is reminding him to pay his property taxes – now!

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