News Roundup & Open Thread for Tuesday, Marc 17, 2015
March 17, 2015Uncategorized
Hot-blooded NJ Senate session yesterday
Port Authority reform veto goes down in flames.
NJ Senate resolution passes condemning Gov. Christie’s Exxon giveaway.
‘Kill the radio star’: O’Toole and Lesniak clash over Exxon settlement resolution.
Christie’s much-opposed pro-Pinelands Pipeline nominee loses a confirmation vote, then gets a revote minutes later and gets confirmed.
Assault rifles for everyone!
Christie vetoes bill requiring state Attorney General to OK transfers of military equipment.
Watch:The strange tale behind how a tiny N.J. town got ahold of a U.S. military assault rifle.
Former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords is coming to NJ to push gun-related bills
Giffords will participate in a Wednesday roundtable discussion with Sen. Loretta Weinberg, Assemblywoman Gabriela Mosquera and others about “the need for laws that protect women and families from gun violence,” according to Giffords’ non-profit, Americans for Responsible Solutions.
Health Department takes step toward allowing edible medical marijuana for kids.
Christie administration seeks extension to appeal NJ court ruling on pension payment.