A view of the New Jersey State House the area's capitol building.
03 July, 2017, 01:40
The shutdown comes as the July Fourth holiday weekend gets underway and will force the closure of tourist attractions such as state parks, recreational areas, historic sites, state beaches and Liberty State Park.
To be fair, Christie said, his family won't ask for any public services while spending their weekend at the gubernatorial beach house and guest house on Island Beach State Park, according to NJ101.5. Municipal parks are still open and the New Jersey transit system is still running, but non-emergency state offices and agencies have been shuttered and most state employees have been furloughed.
The new governor will inherit the state's gaping public pension shortfall, which has contributed to 11 credit downgrades during Christie's tenure. Chris Christie and Maine Gov. Paul LePage, both Republicans, signed orders to shut down their respective state governments.
However, most of the anger on the Shore Saturday was directed not at the little-known speaker, but at the rumors that New Jersey's first family and their friends were inside the park at the governor's beach house - enjoying the surf and sun all for themselves - while the public was locked out. "For Fourth of July weekend?" Christie has refused to consider the $34.7 billion budget deal without the Horizon bill; Prieto says the Horizon plan is unfair to policyholders and refuses to post it. To get his way, Christie had threatened to use his line-item veto power to cut Democratic spending initiatives from the budget. While the gates were closed to prevent motor vehicles from entering the parking lot, this state park was full of visitors who had simply parked elsewhere and walked in through the open pedestrian entrance. Christie wants a bill requiring Horizon to develop a plan for allocating its "excess" surplus to help pay for drug treatment and other care of the poor and uninsured.
Christie and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto remain deadlocked over a bill to revamp governance of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of New Jersey.
Global shares fall on Fed rate hike, UK rate outlook Not all observers agree though and plenty are sticking with the view that a further Fed rate hike is inevitable later this year. Some gains are expected on Wall Street later, with the futures for both the Dow and S&P 500 up 0.1 percent.
"Work with me. End this shutdown", Christie said in a speech to the Legislature on Saturday.
Christie said at a news conference in Trenton on Friday, just hours ahead of a midnight deadline to fund the government, he met with top Democratic leaders over the path forward. "Some of them are here because they know it's the responsible thing to do", he said. He was expected to return to the statehouse on Sunday, where he called lawmakers back in an effort to resolve the budget stalemate.
"Horizon is the only company that stayed in the [Obamacare] exchange".
Christie has said that he'll sign any budget that lands on his desk. "I would hate to see their reputations damaged ... by not coming to the table now and finding a solution". "Phil Murphy, as the head of his party, should immediately call his political bosses, who are orchestrating this, and tell them to stop playing politics with the lives of the people who will be hurt by a government shutdown".
That rare assault in the heart of the city, which remains under government control, was claimed by the Islamic State group. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that at least 9 people were killed, and 15 more injured.
Zhang , a 26-year-old visiting scholar from China, was reported missing from the University of IL at Urbana-Champaign on June 9. She and the driver speak for a period of time before she gets in the auto , which drives away heading north on Goodwin.
As of May 26, only 38 percent of the air bag inflators under recall in the U.S. had been repaired, according to data on the U.S. The Japanese auto parts maker has struggled to stay afloat amid lawsuits and recall costs over its deadly air bag inflators.
Toronto has a lot of questions heading into the 2017-18 season, and they could regret not breaking up the team in this offseason. Free agent guard Kyle Lowry announced that he will be staying with the Toronto Raptors in an essay on The Players Tribune .
Whoever lift the trophy at Lord's on July 23 will be undisputed winners with the luck of the draw playing no part. Australia and the West Indies will begin their campaigns against each other in Taunton tomorrow.
The 35-year-old led the league in steal percentage (3.1), his second time to lead the league in the category (4.1 in 2014-15). He also became the first player in franchise history to register at least 150 steals and 100 blocked shots in a season.
The win on Saturday moved them to 11 games above.500 for the first time this season and they've won four of their past five games. Betts, who also had an RBI single in the second inning, homered again in the sixth, this time a two-run shot, his 15th.
Such a disjointed lead-up will not help Murray's chances at the Championships, which will be the most open for a long time. World number one Andy Murray has pulled out of his first exhibition match at Hurlingham Club with a sore hip .
On Thursday, Murray revealed he wouldn t play his second exhibition on Friday because he wanted to continue resting his hip. But Federer says Murray is experienced enough on grass to be able to quickly adapt to the unique demands on the surface.
It is expected that by doing away with the plethora of taxes and barriers on state borders, GST will accelerate economic growth. He said that the GST may be a destination tax but for India it will begin altogether a new journey.
If you try to purchase fireworks (other than sparklers), many stores and roadside stands will often ask you to sign a waiver form. For those looking to enjoy fireworks , the department advises that you stick with the professional events.
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Ford and Fiat Chrysler sales fall less than expected, GM misses
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Habs sign Carey Price to an eight year extension
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Body of missing boy allegedly killed by father found
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Plagued by airbag recall, Takata files for bankruptcy
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