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Activism by Former New Jersey Governors

I don’t know whether former governors in other states get together to issue joint policy statements from time to time, but they certainly do in New Jersey. Usually focused on environmental and land use issues, Governors Brendan Byrne, Tom Kean, Jim Florio and Christine Whitman – two Democrats and two Republicans who led the state … Read more …

Posted at 2:38 pm February 18, 2016, in NJ Governors

Governors and the Federal Cabinet

Enrollment in the class of governors who have “suspended” their 2016 presidential races has now grown to nine. This includes two sitting governors – Chris Christie (NJ) who has two more years in his final term and Scott Walker (WI) who faces no term limits, and seven former governors – Lincoln Chafee (RI), Jim Gilmore (VA), … Read more …

Posted at 2:20 pm February 15, 2016, in 2016 Election, U.S. Governors