CALDWELL, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — New 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.
As WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported, Christie spoke in Caldwell a day after signing his budget for the new fiscal year. He slammed Democratic lawmakers for trying to push through what he described as “crazy things” like temporarily raising taxes on the state’s highest-income earners and businesses to fill an unexpected budget gap.READ MORE: Gov. Cuomo Sexually Harassed Multiple Women In Violation Of State And Federal Law, AG Investigation Finds