N.J. Senate seeks to override Sandy bill veto

    The New Jersey Senate is preparing to try to override Gov. Chris Christie’s conditional veto of the Superstorm Sandy “Bill of Rights” legislation.

    Senate President Stephen Sweeney has been pressing the measure, which was crafted by Democrats who were concerned over how the state has distributed aid.

    Christie said the bill proposed new administrative procedures and spending requirements accompanied by a “raft of partisan political findings.”

    Sweeney said the measure would give plain language explanations of aid eligibility.

    It appears Democrats on Monday will have a tough time overriding Christie’s objections.

    Senate Republicans are sticking with Christie and don’t plan to vote to override him.

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