Override of Christie pension veto fails in N.J. Senate

assetContent (7)TRENTON — The New Jersey Senate today failed to override Gov. Chris Christie’s veto of a measure that would have made it harder for the state to cut pension payments at the last-minute to offset revenue shortfalls at the end of the fiscal year. The bill ( S2265) would have required the governor to make pension…

Posted: December 19th, 2014 | Author: | Filed under: 2016 Presidential Politics, Chris Christie, NJ State Legislature, Pensions | Tags: , , , , | 2 Comments »

2 Comments on “Override of Christie pension veto fails in N.J. Senate”

  1. Bob English said at 9:32 am on December 19th, 2014:

    Someone tell me why members of the Legislature are so afraid of Christie that they would not stick with their original positions/vote on yet another bill?? Christie is going to be long gone and most of the Legislature’s will still be in Trenton left to deal with a far worse problem as the result of the State not living up to its obligations of Christie’s signature bipartisan achievement (pension reform). Like previous governors, Christie has given himself a built in excuse not to make the agreed upon payments.

  2. @Bob said at 1:28 pm on December 19th, 2014:

    Because Bob, the Republicans of this state are two-faced phonies!

    They originally vote for something, whether it be this bill or others–and the fail to stick to their guns, and refuse to override this guy–unbelievable!