New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday railed against a constitutional amendment on the ballot in November that would earmark more money for open space preservation.
New Jersey voters will cast their ballots on a referendum in November on whether to dedicate a portion of the state’s business tax revenue to protecting open space.
The U.S. rejected the Crimea secession referendum Sunday as illegal and readied retaliatory penalties against Russia.
New Jersey residents on Tuesday approved raising the state’s minimum wage by $1, to $8.25 an hour, as well as to provide for automatic cost-of-living increases as 10 other states already do.
Despite its defeat, mall developers Taubman Centers say they’ll continue their fight. They’ve already filed a lawsuit to stop the sale.
A no vote will keep the nearly 20-year-old fight over the 54-acre tract of land in Syosset alive.
One of the four free beaches in New Jersey is located in Wildwood, but a referendum up for a vote in March could change that.
The constitutional amendment was the only statewide ballot question in Tuesday’s election.