NJ High Court Won’t Touch Christie’s $15M Racing Cash Veto

Law360, New York (June 10, 2013, 4:54 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Supreme Court has refused to second-guess an appellate decision that backed Gov. Chris Christie's authority to veto $15 million in purse supplements for the state's horse racing industry free from the review standards commonly imposed on state agency decisions.

In an order released Monday, the high court denied certification to the Thoroughbred Breeders' Association of New Jersey, which challenged Christie's veto of state Racing Commission meeting minutes covering the purse supplements. The association wanted the veto reviewed for arbitrariness and capriciousness, but an...
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