March 29th, 2010

I hope you will find my website a helpful place to read key news about the issues I care about: protecting the environment, preserving an inclusive Republican Party, and promoting strong relationships with other nations. From this site you can read my opinion pieces from various publications throughout the world, and connect with the organizations with which I am involved. You can also get contact information for scheduling or media requests. I hope it will give you food for thought about what we as a nation need to be doing on these very important issues.

All the best,

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N.J. Gov. ‘Wrecking Ball’ Christie swings budget ax, misses tax cut for wealthy

March 17th, 2010

By Tom Moran
The Star-Ledger
March 17, 2010, 5:01AM

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Editorial: NJEA fights to ignore reality

March 15th, 2010

March 15, 2010

Cuts in aid to schools and other programs are inevitable as the state faces an $11 billion deficit.

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Attitudes toward women in N.J. politics are changing

March 14th, 2010

By Peggy Ackermann
March 14, 2010, 10:00AM

Former New Jersey Governor Christie Whitman unveils the gubernatorial portrait of herself in June 2001 that hangs in the State House.

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U.S. reaches consensus on nuclear power: Obama calls for construction of a new generation of safe, clean nuclear power plants

March 4th, 2010

By Christine Todd Whitman
The Korea Herald
March 4, 2010

At a critical time in the energy policy debate, faced with the twin concerns of climate change and rising energy demand, the Obama administration and environmental organizations such as the Pew Center for Climate Change and the Environmental Defense Fund have reached a surprising consensus. Despite past reservations about nuclear energy, they now acknowledge that the United States’ most significant carbon-free electricity source has a role to play in an economically sound, low-carbon energy policy for America.

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Bayh’s Retirement a Poor Reflection on Washington

March 2nd, 2010

By Governor Christine Todd Whitman
The Record
March 2, 2010

While Indiana Senator Evan Bayh’s retirement may seem a local issue or simply the latest bit of political tweeting, when results-focused reasonable leaders with a track record like Bayh’s lose hope in the potential of Washington to improve the lives of his fellow Americans, the nation had better take notice.

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Editorial: Pension hole is a crater

March 1st, 2010

The Record
March 1, 2010

THE BATTLE of the pensions continues. Everyone is losing.

Last week, the state Treasury Department issued a new analysis on the state’s beleaguered pension fund. Or perhaps, it would be better named “the pension underfund.” It is now underfunded by nearly $46 billion.

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