Christie Vetoes Bill To Monitor NJ Lottery Contractor

Law360, New York (May 7, 2013, 4:24 PM EDT) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Monday vetoed a measure that would have required legislative oversight before the state could privatize aspects of its lottery, saying lawmakers have misunderstood his administration’s plan to contract the lottery’s sales and marketing to a private company.

Christie vetoed Assembly Bill A-3614, which would have required any contract between the state and a private entity that provides for “the operation of the state lottery by the private entity” be subject to the Legislature’s approval, making good on his highly criticized...
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