Huh? Let's See That Data Again
September 30, 2014
CHRISTIE HID TAX DATA, BUT THE STORY DOESN'T END THERE
After Governor Christie's decision to delete municipal property tax rebate data from the state website, the state Assembly voted yesterday to require the state to resume the publication of that data. The bill is part of an ongoing struggle between the Christie administration and the Democratic-controlled legislature over the suppression of previously-available public data and information that is "regarded as damaging to Gov. Christie's political narrative," reports NJ Spotlight.
THE CHRISTIE BARNSTORM CONTINUES
The governor will visit six states over the next eight days, reports Matt Katz at WNYC. Katz says the tour is a sneak preview of what a Christie 2016 campaign would look like. (However, he's in NJ today, and will headline an addiction summit in Newark). Meanwhile, the Republican Governors Association had a little slip up recently regarding the confidentiality of some of its biggest donors.
NCAA AND MAJOR SPORTS LEAGUES SUE TO BLOCK SPORTS BETTING
The professional sports community is not happy with Chris Christie's move to ease restrictions on sports betting in NJ. So much so, that the NCAA and the four major sports leagues are suing to block the state's attorney general from relaxing the enforcement of NJ's sports betting laws.
NEW JERSEY: A PLAYGROUND FOR THE WEALTHY?
New Jersey is not only home to the wealthiest zip code in the country, it's also home to five of America's richest 400 people, too. On the list NJ's super rich are hedge fund manager David Tepper at number 47 and Donald Newhouse, co-owner of Advance Publications (parent company of NJ.com), at number 84. Meanwhile, Alpine, NJ took the top spot as the wealthiest zip code in America.
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