New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie partied like a billionaire in 2011. Or at least with billionaires, he reports in a new book soon to be released about the 2012 presidential election.
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The New Jersey Senate did its job this afternoon sticking up for companies that properly pay port and parcel delivery truck drivers. Now it's up to Gov. Chris Christie to show corporations and workers that he won't provide cover for those who duck taxes and employee benefit obligations by mislabeling their drivers as contractors.
Unemployment claims rise as fragile US jobs market takes hit The Guardian ...Initial jobless claims increased by 38,000...the largest since early November, when claims spiked in the wake of Hurricane Sandy...
Wall Street Banks Seize Opportunity to Profit from Nation's Unemployed Common Dreams ...'Too Big to Fail' banks including JP Morgan Chase, U.S. Bancorp and Bank of America have seized on an opportunity to profit off the nation's jobless by siphoning millions of dollars in fees from state unemployment programs...
New Jersey Democrats are vowing to put a minimum wage increase on the ballot since Gov. Chris Christie's veto of the popular measure. Christie took a page out of Dickens and vetoed a $1.25 raise for the poorest paid workers in the Garden State.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie isn't usually our cup of tea, but today he excoriated House Republicans in a press conference that we can endorse.