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For New Jersey's Chris Christie, It Was Simply a Tunnel Into Debt

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie today canceled the multibillion dollar rail tunnel under the Hudson River, the nation's largest public works project, for the second time in less than a month. For Christie, it all came down to money. And that helps burnish his fiscal conservative cred.

The High Price of New Jersey's Cheap Gasoline Tax

At 10.5 cents per gallon, Jersey has the third-lowest gas tax in America. No governor has dared push to raise it, and Chris Christie isn't about to change that. Problem is: The state's trust fund that uses gas taxes is running dry -- at the worst time.

N.J. Governor Gambles on a Gaming Overhaul

New Jersey's GOP Gov. Chris Christie is preparing to announce sweeping plans to overhaul Atlantic City's casino district, just one part of a set of proposals that would mark the most sweeping changes to the state's gaming industry since casino gambling was legalized.

Health Care Reform Stumbles in South Jersey

New Jersey Rep. John Adler is one of about 40 Democrats whose wavering stance on heath-care reform has made them targets of special interest groups eager for them to chose a side.

Blizzards Boosting Some Businesses' Bottom Lines

Mother Nature's fury has left a path of fiscal destruction that will linger far after the record-breaking snowfall starts to melt -- and she's not done yet. Another foot of snow is expected to fall over the next day or two, blanketing the Mid-Atlantic region yet again. Back-to-back snow storms are the last thing cash-strapped businesses and state and local governments need right now. But for some businesses, blizzards mean opportunity.

NJ may be the most stressed state

We New Jersey residents are awfully proud of leading the country in car insurance rates, property taxes and political corruption. Now no less of an...