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NJ Politics Roundup: Christie bill vetoes, overpass liaison subpoena, and some-more – The Star

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N.J. POLITICS ROUNDUP

A collection of domestic news from a Statehouse and around New Jersey

TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie on Monday sealed a new state budget, vetoing taxation hikes due by Democratic lawmakers and shortening a remuneration to a public-worker grant complement to cover a income shortfall.

Here is greeting from lawmakers, unions, and organizations.

NEW BRIDGE SCANDAL SUBPOENA

The state legislative cabinet questioning a George Washington Bridge liaison has released a summons to Regina Ega, Christie’s incoming arch of staff.

CHRISTIE’S JOB RATING STAYS STABLE IN NEW POLL

A new check shows Christie’s pursuit capitulation ratings continue to sojourn fast after carrying forsaken neatly in a fallout from a overpass controversy.

ALIMONY BILL HEADS TO CHRISTIE

A check to make vital changes to New Jersey’s subsistence law is headed to Christie’s table after the state Senate upheld it.

SMOKING AGE BILL ADVANCES

The Senate also upheld a check that would anathema preference stores and other retailers from offered tobacco products and electronic cigarettes to immature adults under a age of 21.

POLITICS CHAT RECAP

Read a summation of The Star-Ledger Statehouse Bureau’s weekly live politics chat.

EDITORIALS: TAX BREAKS, IMMUNIZATION LOOPHOLE

The Star-Ledger Editorial Board writes that New Jersey should “ensure state taxation breaks aren’t political” and that a state should close a immunization loophole.

IN OTHER NEWS …

• Christie, authority of a Republican Governors Association, will seem a fairground eventuality in Iowa to debate for Gov. Terry Branstad.

• A understanding between Christie and state Senate Democrats over Essex County legal nominations derailed.

• NJTV, New Jersey’s open radio network, is relocating out of a studios during Montclair State University and looking for a new home in Newark.

• Starting this week, New Jersey hospitals will exam newborns for a singular genetic defence commotion that killed a 12-year-old child in a 1980s who became famous as “the Boy in a Bubble” after a PBS documentary.

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Star-Ledger staff writers Matt Friedman, Kelly Heyboer, Susan K. Livio, and Salvador Rizzo, and NJ Advance Media contributor Matt Arco contributed to this report.

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