N.J. POLITICS ROUNDUP
A collection of domestic news from a Statehouse and around New Jersey
TRENTON — Former Republican presidential claimant Mitt Romney visited East Brunswick for Gov. Chris Christie’s birthday on Wednesday — and a dual bashed President Obama.
N.J. CREDIT RATING DOWNGRADED AGAIN
Standard Poor’s became a latest group to hillside New Jersey’s credit rating in response to Christie’s state budget.
CHRISTIE VETOES SMOKING BAN, SIGNS ALIMONY BILL
Christie vetoed a check that would have criminialized smoking in open parks and singular lighting adult during open beaches opposite a state.
Meanwhile, a Republican administrator sealed a magnitude that would make poignant changes to New Jersey’s subsistence law.
N.J. SUSPENDED FROM MILITARY WEAPONS PROGRAM
Federal authorities dangling New Jersey from a module that gives troops apparatus to law enforcement, that has come underneath inspection given a military response to a events in Ferguson, Mo.
SWEENEY DISCUSSES RAY RICE CASE
State Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D-Gloucester) pronounced in a radio talk that a argumentative Ray Rice box might lead New Jersey lawmakers to re-examine a state’s domestic assault laws.
Meanwhile, Atlantic County Prosecutor James McClain has faced inspection over his doing of a case.
THE AUDITOR: OPERATIVE HELPS BELGARD
A demeanour during how Democratic congressional claimant Aimee Belgard is removing assistance from one of New Jersey’s tip domestic operatives.
IN OTHER NEWS …
• State lawmakers will cruise a check currently that would ask center and high schools to set adult advisory committees that would suggest propagandize breakfast and lunch dishes that would “better simulate a informative food preferences of a tyro body.”
• A new check shows New Jersey electorate overwhelmingly support a inherent amendment that would concede judges to repudiate bail to high risk defendants.
• Labor unions — generally a New Jersey Education Association — have dominated special seductiveness spending on New Jersey elections over a final 15 years, according to an research expelled by a state’s debate financial watchdog agency.
• U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) pushed a sovereign supervision to exercise a array of reforms to a inundate word claims program.