Tag: Veto

Christie Signs 11 Bills, Vetoes 2 Others

Here’s the full list, Save Jerseyans…. — BILL SIGNINGS: A-333/S-2300 (Singleton, Quijano, Caputo, Taliaferro, Green, Caride, Houghtaling/Stack, Beck) – w/STATEMENT – Ensures project deadline fairness, enhances transparency, and establishes foreclosure protection and mortgage relief program for certain Superstorm Sandy-impacted homeowners Read More

Christie vetoes unemployment benefits for striking workers

TRENTON — Gov. Chris Christie on Monday nixed a bill that would have allowed striking workers to collect unemployment benefits. Instead, the governor sent a revised bill back to the Democratic-controlled Legislature that would amend “the language of the current Read More

Christie vetoes $15 minimum wage hike in N.J.

Governor Chris Christie visited Pennington Quality Market on Tuesday to veto Assembly Bill No. 15 which, if it had become law, would’ve raised New Jersey’s minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2021. N.J. Democrats pushed ahead with the economically ruinous legislation notwithstanding the Read More

Carroll outguns Weinberg and her ‘smart gun’ revisionism on Facebook

Governor Chris Christie’s “shall issue” declaration drew most of the attention when he vetoed two gun control measures last week, Save Jerseyans, but the substance of his conditional veto of S-816 arguably carries (pun intended) further reaching consequences for gun rights nation-wide. Why? Read More

Christie vetoes Democrats’ half baked MVC, 17-year-old voter registration bills

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog Governor Chris Christie turned back two separate measures with his veto pen on Thursday afternoon, Save Jerseyans, preventing Democrats from transforming voting in the Garden State. The first was A-3591/S-2116, the “New Voter Empowerment Read More

Christie Conditionally Vetos Smoking Ban At Public Parks And Beaches

Belmar Mayor “Lawless Matt” Doherty and Governor Chris Christie walk the Belmar boardwalk in August 2011. Photo Credit: Tim Larson, Governor’s Office Governor Chris Christie conditionally vetoed (CV) legislation that would have banned smoking at all public parks and beaches. Read More

Christie remains taxpayers’ “only hope” as gas tax, $15 wage measures advance

By The Staff | The Save Jersey Blog TRENTON – With legislation to raise the gas tax AND institute a $15 minimum wage racing through both chambers of the New Jersey legislature ahead of the July 1st budget deadline, Save Jerseyans, our Read More