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
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.