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At Christie town hall meeting, Exxon settlement debate oozes in the background

HANOVER TOWNSHIP – At his 132nd town hall meeting, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie spoke about familiar themes, such as his $33.8 billion state budget proposal and plans to further overhaul the state’s pension and benefit system. 500 more words

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Portfolio Six Updated March 2015 - And It's Tax Time

Portfolio Six is our newest portfolio, at 3 1/2 years. The beneficiary contributed $1500, the trustee contributed $3000, for a total of $4500. The current value is $4530, for a gain of $30, or 0.7% or 0.3% / year across the life of the fund. 212 more words

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Linden Mayor: 'I don't trust' Exxon to do what is right

TRENTON — Linden Mayor Derek Armstead said at an Assembly hearing today that he doesn’t trust Exxon Mobil to clean up the mess its left behind in his town, anymore than he trusts “my 8 year old daughter to clean up her room.” 255 more words

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With no Assembly or Senate sessions scheduled, Assembly meetings will headline another busy legislative day in Trenton on Thursday. Keep an eye out for these bills and happenings. 371 more words

"Why Did Christie Settle With Exxon?": At This Moment In History, Good Policy And Good Politics Are Not Often Synonymous

Last week, Republican governor Chris Christie’s administration settled New Jersey’s long-standing environmental lawsuit against ExxonMobil Corp. for pennies on the dollar. For a decade, the state had been seeking $8.9 billion in damages for pollution at two refineries in the northern part of the state, and yet Christie’s top officials abruptly proposed closing the case for just $225 million. 573 more words

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Governor Christie is Being Unfairly Attacked for his Stance on Exxon Natural Resource Damages Settlement

Governor Christie has come under attack recently as a result of the agreement by his administration to accept $225 million to settle the State’s natural resource damage claim against Exxon Mobil for the Bayonne and Bayway refinery sites in Bayonne and Linden, New Jersey and other sites owned or operated by Exxon, but that criticism seems essentially unfounded. 291 more words

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NJ Senate To Vote To Reject Exxon Mobil Settlement

TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – New Jersey’s Senate is going to consider a resolution that calls for a judge to reject Gov. Chris Christie’s $225 million settlement with… 209 more words

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