Christie Vetoes Bills Mandating State Pension Fund PaymentsNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Monday vetoed a bill requiring quarterly payments into the state’s public pension fund, and another measure calling for a $300 million payment into the system for fiscal year 2016.
Christie Vetoes N.J. Bill That Would Require Sprinklers In New Home ConstructionNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday conditionally vetoed legislation requiring sprinkler systems in all new home construction.
New Jersey Senate Sets Date On Port Authority Veto OverrideHoping to defy Republican Gov. Chris Christie's veto of a bill overhauling the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, lawmakers are mounting a campaign to override him in the state Senate.
Lawmakers Demand Answers After Cuomo Vetoes Port Authority Reform BillNew York state lawmakers on Monday wanted answers from Gov. Andrew Cuomo about why he vetoed a bill designed to bring accountability to the Port Authority.
Christie, Cuomo Veto Port Authority Cleanup Legislation, Suggest Alternate MeasuresNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced Saturday that they have vetoed legislation intended to help clean up the troubled Port Authority.
Protesters Crash Christie Town Hall Meeting After He Passes Budget, Vetoes Tax HikesNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was interrupted several times Tuesday, as he defended his veto of a series of tax hikes to fund the state employee pension system.
N.J. Lawmakers Pass Tax Hikes On Corporations, Wealthy; Christie Expected To VetoThe Democrat-controlled New Jersey Legislature voted Thursday to raise taxes on companies and high-earning individuals while fully funding pension funds for public employees, but no one doubts that Gov. Chris Christie will veto the measure.
N.J. Judge Blocks Governor's Request To Delay Legalizing Same-Sex MarriageThe ruling Thursday from Mercer County Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson moves the state a step closer to start recognizing same-sex nuptials on Oct. 21.
New Jersey Democrats Plan To Take Up Same-Sex Marriage After ElectionSame-sex couples hoping to wed in New Jersey will have to wait a little bit longer.
Quinn, De Blasio Blast Each Other For 'Hypocrisy' Over Stop-And-Frisk, Racial ProfilingThe two Democratic candidates for mayor took shots at each other Thursday ahead of a veto override vote of two controversial NYPD oversight bills.
Bloomberg, Kelly Blast Judge's Stop-And-Frisk Ruling That Says Practice Violates RightsU.S. District Court Judge Shira Scheindlin issued the ruling on Monday, but did not order an end to the practice. Instead, she has appointed an independent monitor to oversee changes.
Bill Thompson Compares Aspects Of Stop-And-Frisk Tactics To Trayvon Martin CaseDemocrat Bill Thompson has ushered in a new phase in the hotly contested New York City mayor's race after linking the NYPD's controversial stop-and-frisk policy to the Trayvon Martin killing in Florida.