Gov. Christie Calls Special Legislative Session To State Case For Middle-Class Tax Cut
TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – Gov. Chris Christie has called a special legislative session for Monday, saying that he plans to state his case for a middle-class tax cut.
Christie announced his plans in a letter sent Saturday morning to State Senate President Stephen Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver. The special session was scheduled for 11 a.m. at the Statehouse.
The governor’s call comes a day after he slashed $361 million from the state budget that Democrats sent him, and gutted other Democrat-backed programs before signing the $32 billion spending plan into law.
Christie and the Democratic-controlled legislature have been feuding for months over budget matters.
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