Sen. Stephen Sweeney
The two most powerful men in the New Jersey Senate are locking horns.
Christie called Sandy “an act of God that delivered a natural, human, and financial disaster” but said “Make no mistake. New Jersey’s spirit has never been stronger. Our resolve never more firm. Our unity never more obvious.”
There was drama at the statehouse on Monday. Governor Chris Christie called a special joint session of the Legislature to ask Democrats to pass a tax-cut plan they actually sponsored.
New Jersey lawmakers are trying to hammer out a budget and avoid a government shutdown. One idea is to get millionaires to pay more taxes, but critics say it could hurt the middle class.