NJ High Court Won't Let Christie Kill Housing Council Yet

Law360, New York (June 11, 2012, 5:54 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Supreme Court on Monday refused to stay an appeals court ruling that Gov. Chris Christie lacks the power to abolish the state's Council on Affordable Housing, leaving the often-criticized agency intact for now.

The state's top court refused Christie's bid to suspend an appellate court reversal of his decision to do away with the agency charged with implementing New Jersey's fair housing laws. The top court has not ruled yet on Christie’s request to hear his appeal.

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