NJ Appeals Court Backs Gov.'s Veto Power

Law360, New York (December 7, 2012, 4:04 PM EST) -- A New Jersey appellate court on Friday emphasized that all executive power within the state rests with its governor, as it declined to reverse a veto issued by Gov. Chris Christie regarding $15 million in purse supplements for the state's horse racing industry.

The Thoroughbred Breeders' Association of New Jersey argued Christie's decision to veto New Jersey Racing Commission meeting minutes that called for the purse supplements could be reviewed for arbitrariness and capriciousness, but a three judge panel disagreed, saying state constitutional authority gave Christie...
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