Last Day of NJ Legislative Session Brings Christie Back Home

Today is the last day of the New Jersey Legislative Session with Governor Chris Christie arriving at the State House in Trenton from his campaign stops in South Carolina and New Hampshire. Several hundred bills will be voted on before session’s end including contested issues like expanding casinos in the Garden State to Northern New Jersey which puts Senate leader Steve Sweeney’s bill and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto’s at odds. Also on the table is a vote for the State to increase payments to the pensions of public workers. High on the priority list is a bill to raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products from 19 to 21 years of age. Assembly Sponsor Valerie Vainer Huttle explains that, “it has bi-partisan support because they’ve put health care first.” Any measures on passed will be reintroduced in the next session which begins later this week.

Snow Closings Updated Regularly

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