Governor Christie returned to New Jersey, and instantly hit the road to re-start tax cut talks, as he and a standing-room only crowd braved the heat in Manasquan.

TUESDAY'S HEADLINES

  • The Governor pushed his tax cut plan, while Democrats spoke out against his latest tour.  Christie also touted a project that could cut electric bills next summer.
  • It's the fourth heat wave of the season already, and New Jerseyans are being forced to decide how often to use their air conditioning.
  • A new poll asks if the Governor is a leader or a bully, while a report says recent history would make him an unlikely Vice Presidential candidate.
  • NJ Transit cracks down on phony tickets.
  • A professor says laws would not necessarily stop people from risky behavior.
  • The President and First Lady have an awkward moment on the "Kiss Cam" last night at the USA Basketball game.  The video is below.

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Monday's poll asked if you filed a property tax appeal since the economic downturn.  20% said yes, 28% no, while 52% are still considering it.

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Courtesy Associated Press