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Christine Whitman recalls her 1995 GOP State of the Union response

By Michael A. Memoli
LA Times
January 28, 2014

WASHINGTON — Republicans accused of waging a “war on women” attempted to send a message to the nation with the selection of Washington state Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the top woman in GOP leadership and a mother of three, to deliver the party’s response Tuesday night to President Obama’s State of the Union address.

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Gov. Christine Todd Whitman Shares Perspectives on Government and Policy with MCCC Political Science Students

By Wendy Humphrey
Princeton Packet
December 11, 2013

West Windsor, N.J. – What could be a better way to learn about politics and government than by hearing from those who do it for a living? That was the premise for Leonard Winogora, Senior Instructor in the Social Sciences, as he developed the curriculum for his State and Local Politics (POL 102) course this fall.

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Christine Todd Whitman, NJ women lead Monmouth University forum on equal pay

By Carol Gorga Williams
Asbury Park Express
November 21, 2013

EST LONG BRANCH — In 1963, when President John F. Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act, women made 59 cents for every $1 men made for the same jobs.

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Going Green: Former EPA chief Christine Whitman speaks on energy issues in Charlotte

By Susan Stabley
Charlotte Business Journal
November 15, 2013

Christine Todd Whitman, former head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, kicked off the Charlotte Chamber’s Energy Summit on Friday with a series of compliments.

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Ex-Gov. Whitman, one year after Sandy: ‘Humans have to be a little more attentive to nature’

By Walter O’Brien
October 29, 2013

BERNARDS — A year after Superstorm Sandy, former New Jersey governor Christine Todd Whitman said governments need to pay more attention to nature and the environment if we are going to be prepared for the future.

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Former governor on Christie’s future: “Oh, he’s going to run” for president

By Darryl Isherwood
October 27, 2013

Former Gov. Christie Todd Whitman has long preached for a more moderate version of Republicanism on the national level and this week said the current conservative wing of the party cannot win the presidency.

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Former N.J. governors say Vietnam museum, memorial should become national site

By Christopher Robbins
October 26, 2013

HOLMDEL – Many hands helped put together the New Jersey Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial and Vietnam Era Museum and Educational Center, but they were guided by three governors’ leadership.

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Christine Todd Whitman makes the case for traditional Republicanism

By Julie Mack
Mlive (Michigan)
October 26, 2013

KALAMAZOO, MI — You can count Christine Todd Whitman, former Republican governor of New Jersey and former director of the Environmental Protection Agency, as among those surprised and disappointed by U.S. Rep. Fred Upton’s hard turn to the right.

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Former EPA chief Christine Todd Whitman on Palisades Nuclear Plant’s owners: ‘They’re serious about keeping it’

By Yvonne Zipp
October 22, 2013

KALAMAZOO, MI – Palisades Nuclear Power Plant isn’t going anywhere, said a former head of the Environmental Protection Agency Tuesday.

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Government Shutdown: Undermining Workplace Safety?

By Dan Heyman
Public News Service
October 14, 2013

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – With many safety inspections suspended because of the federal government shutdown, observers say there’s an increasing risk for workers. At least half of the staff members at federal safety agencies are furloughed, and many operations that normally keep workers safe on the job have stopped.

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