N.J. senator to introduce bill to keep an eye on Gov. Chris Christie

    A New Jersey lawmaker wants to force Gov. Chris Christie to tell Legislative leaders every time he leaves the state.

    Democratic state Sen. Loretta Weinberg tells The Associated Press she’ll introduce a bill on Monday that would require the governor to be open about where he is at all times.

    Democrats have been critical of the governor for jetting off to private fundraising events out of state without releasing details of his whereabouts.


    The state Republican Party has advertised some of the governor’s private fundraising events but not all political activity.

    Christie says he is in constant touch with Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno when he travels. But Christie refuses to release his private schedule because he doesn’t want reporters following his family around on vacation.

    Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

    Together we can reach 100% of WHYY’s fiscal year goal