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By Tom Bergeron
Wayne | October 19, 2017 at 8:23 am

19 10, 2017

Debate 2: Fraud? Racist? Best exchange followed actual debate

2017-10-20T10:53:16+00:00

The best exchange of Wednesday’s night gubernatorial debate at William Paterson University in Wayne took place after the actual debate was over. And when the candidates weren’t together in the same room. Republican nominee Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno and Democratic candidate Phil Murphy sparred in the brief post-debate media conference ...

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Debate 2: Fraud? Racist? Best exchange followed actual debate 2017-10-20T10:53:16+00:00
19 10, 2017

Debate 2: Arguing over the (business) issues

2017-10-19T08:14:40+00:00

A sometimes bizarre second gubernatorial debate Wednesday night at William Paterson University in Wayne had Democratic nominee Phil Murphy and Republican nominee Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno sparring on a number of issues, including their favorite fruit and vegetable. Seriously. We pulled out their answers on five key business issues. Responses ...

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Debate 2: Arguing over the (business) issues 2017-10-19T08:14:40+00:00
19 10, 2017

Debate 2: From ‘Crazy Eddie’ to the wacky bank — The best quotes

2017-10-19T08:01:10+00:00

The best lines from the second gubernatorial debate between Democratic nominee Phil Murphy and Republican nominee Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno on Wednesday night at William Paterson University in Wayne (in the order in which they were said): Murphy (on whether he can relate to the working class, since he is ...

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Debate 2: From ‘Crazy Eddie’ to the wacky bank — The best quotes 2017-10-19T08:01:10+00:00
18 10, 2017

Ahead of debate, poll finds N.J. voters still favor Murphy

2017-10-20T10:55:18+00:00

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy is ahead of his Republican challenger by 15 points, according to the latest poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind. The statewide survey included 658 likely voters with a margin of error of +/- 4.5 percentage points, including the design effect. Murphy had the support of ...

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Ahead of debate, poll finds N.J. voters still favor Murphy 2017-10-20T10:55:18+00:00
17 10, 2017

Opportunity NJ releases white paper on affordability

2017-10-19T08:39:00+00:00

Opportunity NJ revealed its white paper on affordability Tuesday afternoon. The paper, the result of meetings with hundreds of elected officials, business leaders, civic leaders and residents, talked of four key elements the group feels will help make New Jersey more affordable — and, thus, more competitive: Tax reform and ...

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Opportunity NJ releases white paper on affordability 2017-10-19T08:39:00+00:00
17 10, 2017

Lt. Gov. Debate: The best lines of the night

2017-10-19T08:39:15+00:00

The best lines from the only debate between the lieutenant governor candidates in the 2017 gubernatorial race, held Monday night at Montclair State University. Sheila Oliver, a state Assemblywoman, is running on the Democratic ticket with former U.S. Ambassador Phil Murphy. Carlos Rendo, the mayor of Woodcliff Lake, is running ...

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Lt. Gov. Debate: The best lines of the night 2017-10-19T08:39:15+00:00
17 10, 2017

Lt. Gov. Debate: Oliver hesitant to back tax incentives for Amazon

2017-10-19T08:41:47+00:00

On the day Gov. Chris Christie announced Newark would have the state’s support in bidding for Amazon’s HQ2 headquarters, Assemblywoman Sheila Oliver hung back in her support of the move to bring the online retail giant into her district. When asked during the lieutenant governor candidates’ debate Monday night at ...

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Lt. Gov. Debate: Oliver hesitant to back tax incentives for Amazon 2017-10-19T08:41:47+00:00
16 10, 2017

Christie: Newark was ‘clear winner’ of state’s backing for Amazon bid

2017-10-16T15:05:54+00:00

On Monday at the Rutgers Business School, Gov. Chris Christie decisively announced that the city of Newark had won the competition to have the state’s full support in a bid to land Amazon’s new headquarters. “Let me be clear on this: Newark was the clear winner of this competition,” he ...

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Christie: Newark was ‘clear winner’ of state’s backing for Amazon bid 2017-10-16T15:05:54+00:00
16 10, 2017

Inside the GSI Report: Conn.’s fiscal crisis is cautionary tale for N.J.

2017-10-18T11:37:53+00:00

Garden State Initiative, a nonpartisan think tank headed by Regina Egea, the former chief of staff to Gov. Chris Christie, released a report Monday morning detailing how attempts by Connecticut’s governmental leaders to use higher taxes to correct financial problems similar to New Jersey’s have failed. (READ MORE from ROI-NJ ...

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Inside the GSI Report: Conn.’s fiscal crisis is cautionary tale for N.J. 2017-10-18T11:37:53+00:00
16 10, 2017

What (not) to do? Think tank calls Conn. fiscal efforts a cautionary tale

2017-10-18T11:38:03+00:00

Garden State Initiative, a nonpartisan think tank headed by Regina Egea, the former chief of staff to Gov. Chris Christie, released a report Monday morning detailing how attempts by Connecticut’s governmental leaders to use higher taxes to correct financial problems similar to New Jersey’s have failed. “The lesson that emerges ...

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What (not) to do? Think tank calls Conn. fiscal efforts a cautionary tale 2017-10-18T11:38:03+00:00
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