They will try to override veto from Governor Chris Christie
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has vetoed bills passed by the legislature that would restore an income tax surcharge on millionaires and provide money to restore property tax rebates for senior citizens. Democrats aren’t giving up.
The vote for the bills was along party lines with Democrats supporting them and Republicans voting against them.
Senate President Steve Sweeney says Democratic leaders in the legislature will attempt an override of the governor’s veto.
“That’s our next move yes. We feel seniors are worth fighting for and my colleagues on the Republican side of the aisle have to understand just because the governor is of same party as you are doesn’t mean that he’s right all the time.”
But Assembly Republican conference leader Jon Bramnick says there’s no chance of getting enough Republican support in either the Assembly or the Senate for an override effort to succeed.