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Stories with person: Stephen M. Sweeney
  • Christie has good record of surviving veto override attempts 
    Updated: Sep-25-15 4:04 pm

    TRENTON, New Jersey - The Democrat-led Legislature has tried dozens of times to override vetoes by Gov. Chris Christie, but he's survived more attempts than any of his predecessors during the last five decades.

  • Lawmakers fail to override Christie veto for the 52nd time 
    Updated: Sep-24-15 3:31 pm

    TRENTON, New Jersey - Lawmakers failed to override Gov. Chris Christie's veto of a bill requiring law enforcement agencies to be notified when a prospective gun-buyer applies to expunge mental health records.

  • Taxpayer price tag for transportation projects is unclear 
    Updated: Sep-20-15 10:57 am

    TRENTON, New Jersey - What the burden will be on state commuters and taxpayers for a new rail tunnel connecting New York and New Jersey is unsettled even though the estimated $20 billion project got a jolt forward this week after a painful summer of delays along the Hudson River corridor.