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NJ Politics Roundup: Christie pushes for bail reform, travels to New Hampshire

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N.J. POLITICS ROUNDUP

A collection of domestic news from a Statehouse and around New Jersey

TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie had a bustling Thursday — with events in dual states.

The Republican administrator started a day in Trenton, where he pushed state lawmakers to pass measures that would reform New Jersey’s bail remodel system.

He afterwards trafficked to New Hampshire in his purpose as authority of a Republican Governors Association, campaigning for GOP gubernatorial carefree Walt Havenstein.

Christie, a probable 2016 Republican claimant for president, finished a night with a fundraiser during a minor-league ball diversion — and remarkable that he might be back to a state soon.

The Democratic National Committee expelled a video riffing on a ball eventuality that criticized Christie’s mercantile record.

Meanwhile, Christie will revisit South Carolina — a state that hosts a initial presidential primary in a South — to campaign for Gov. Nikki Haley.

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IN OTHER NEWS …

• The state Assembly scheduled a event Monday to opinion on bail reform and open space legislation.

• Under a new law sealed by Christie, people who wish to stop themselves from being authorised to play in New Jersey can now do so without revelation they have a gambling problem.

• Newark Mayor Ras Baraka warned city employees that a internal bill predicament may need state intervention.

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Star-Ledger staff writers Matt Friedman and Naomi Nix, NJ Advance Media contributor Matt Arco, and a Associated Press contributed to this report.

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