U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg's nearly three decades in office and the causes he championed were remembered at a funeral service in New York attended by Governor Chris Christie, much of the New Jersey Congressional delegation as well as former Governors McGreevey and Florio.
Less than 24 hours after Gov. Chris Christie announced a special election will be held to permanently fill the seat left vacant by the death of Sen. Frank Lautenberg at least four people are considering running in the election.
Gov. Chris Christie is expected to announce this week who he will appoint to fill the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by the death of Frank Lautenberg. The Governor says he expects whoever he selects to be on the job next week.
Governor Chris Christie holds a press conference at the Statehouse regarding a timeline of naming a successor to the late Senator Frank Lautenberg. Watch the press conference live beginning at 1:30 p.m.