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Christie Town Meeting

NJ Supreme Court rules Gov. Christie owes $500 million more to the state’s poorest school districts.

Gov. Christie stopped at the National Guard Armory in Cherry Hill this past week for a scheduled town meeting, a few hours after a NJ Supreme Court decision left him with a $500 million bill for funding the education of poor students in the state's neediest districts.

Read more on the Christie Chronicles, the blog by Inquirer writer Matt Katz who is on a full time beat covering "the gov" (that reference is the easy way to tell if you're reading his blog or a news story he wrote).

As the governor's star keeps rising nationally, I'm reading and enjoying Matt's blog regularly now. Most people around here believe "the gov" when he says he's not going to run for president in 2012, but... a group of Republican nominee fundraisers from Iowa is flying to meet with Christie this week at Drumthwacket, the governor's mansion.

If he does ever decide to run, I wonder where I'll read about it first - Matt's blog, or on my other favorite political blog - The Big Tent - by Inquirer national politics writer Thomas Fritzgerald.