NJ Lawmakers Point Fingers After Open Space Bill Falls Short

Law360, New York (July 29, 2013, 10:23 PM EDT) -- The leaders of New Jersey’s Senate and General Assembly on Monday traded jabs after the Senate failed to pass a resolution that would have let voters consider whether to divert $6 billion in sales tax funds to open space initiatives.

Despite the New Jersey Legislature’s summer adjournment, Senate President Stephen Sweeney, D-Gloucester, called a Monday session solely to vote on SCR180, a resolution that would have allowed voters to decide in November if they wanted $200 million in sales tax revenue per year diverted to open...
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