Christie vetoes more than a dozen job-creation bills

    “Veto” has been a popular word in N.J. Gov. Chris Christie’s veto. He’s vetoed 14 bills meant to spur job creation and has until Monday to take action on a half-dozen more.

    Christie vetoed the bills because the sponsors didn’t identify where the money to pay for them would come from. He says Tuesday he’ll propose some business tax incentives based on a balanced budget instead of supplemental spending. The measures he vetoed today called for similar tax cuts and financial incentives.

    Assembly Democratic Leader Joe Cryan called the vetoes “disgusting,” the Associated Press reports, which Christie described as high praise from his political nemesis.

    The two will fight in the schoolyard Monday at recess.

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