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Jim McGreevey

James Edward "Jim" McGreevey is an American Democratic politician. He served as the 52nd Governor of New Jersey from January 15, 2002, until he resigned from office at 11:59 p.m. on November 15, 2004. His term was set to expire on January 17, 2006. On the afternoon of August 12, 2004, McGreevey coupled the announcement of his decision to resign with a public declaration of his homosexuality and an admission to having had an extramarital affair with a man, Golan Cipel, an Israeli citizen and veteran of the Israeli Defense Forces, whom McGreevey appointed New Jersey homeland security adviser. Cipel, who had joined the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1994 as Chief Information Officer at the Consulate General of Israel in New York, subsequently left the United States and returned to Israel after their affair was revealed. McGreevey was the first and, to date, the only openly ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Camden getting special status in N.J. laws
2014-07-06
State aid funded an expansion of Cooper University Hospital in Camden after the takeover under ex-Gov. Jim McGreevey. Lawmakers recently passed a bill that would extend the recovery act - which provides matching funds for city hospitals and colleages ...
(Cherry Hill Courier Post)

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    Paterson's Torres takes office promising to target city's drug problem
    2014-07-01
    In addition to Christies, others on the dais at the ceremony were former governor Jim McGreevey, Rep. Bill Pascrell Jr., and Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop. Both Pascrell and Fulop had backed Torres' rival, Councilman Andre Sayegh, in the mayoral race.
    (NorthJersey.com)
    1. Christie booed off stage by Paterson teachers as he swears in city's new mayor

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    Gov. Christie at Haddon Heights town hall promises 'millionaire tax' veto
    2014-06-25
    They want to raise income taxes to second highest in the country, and pass a 10 percent surcharge increase on every business that pays corporate taxes." Christie stated that a similar tax increase passed under former Gov. Jim McGreevey caused "$70 ...
    (The Star-Ledger)

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      Mike Michaud leads Portland Gay Pride Parade
      2014-06-23
      If elected in November, Michaud, a six-term congressman, would become the nation's first openly gay elected governor. In 2004, former New Jersey Governor Jim McGreevey came out gay while in office. Article provided in partnership with On Top Magazine.
      (ChicagoPride.com)

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        Out gubernatorial candidate leads Maine's Pride parade
        2014-06-22
        New Jersey's Jim McGreevey had already been voted into office when he announced in 2004 that he was gay and admitted to an extramarital affair with a male staffer. He subsequently resigned. Twenty-nine year-old Amber Hodgkins, who was watching the ...
        (Wisconsin Gazette)
        1. Mike Michaud Leads Portland Gay Pride Parade

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        Gay gubernatorial candidate leads pride parade in Maine
        2014-06-22
        ... said Sandy Maisel, political science professor at Colby College. If elected, Michaud wouldn't be the first gay governor. New Jersey's Jim McGreevey had already been voted into office when he announced in 2004 that he was gay. He subsequently resigned.
        (Washington Post)
        1. Openly gay governor candidate leads pride parade

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        New Jersey Troopers Challenge Christie Pension Cuts In Court
        2014-06-06
        Standard & Poor's earlier this week said the state may face another credit downgrade because of the lack of a solution to balance the budget. New Jersey has been downgraded six times under Christie, tying the record set by Democrat Jim McGreevey.
        (Financial Advisor Magazine)

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          N.J. Troopers Sue Over Christie Pensions Funding Cuts
          2014-06-05
          New Jersey has been downgraded six times under Christie, tying the record set by Democrat Jim McGreevey. The case is Burgos v. New Jersey, L-1267-14, Superior Court of New Jersey, Mercer County (Trenton). To contact the reporter on this story: Chris ...
          (Bloomberg)

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            Republican US Senate primary: A look at the candidates
            2014-06-03
            Occupation: Finance professor at Ramapo College Age: 67. Most known for: Running as a Libertarian in 1997, Sabrin came close to sapping enough votes from former Republican Gov. Christie Whitman to tilt the election to Democrat Jim McGreevey.
            (Hunterdon County Democrat)

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