News Roundup & Open Thread for Tuesday, Marc 17, 2015

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.

    More Trentonia

  • Health Department takes step toward allowing edible medical marijuana for kids.

    More Christie

  • Christie administration seeks extension to appeal NJ court ruling on pension payment.
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