NJ Lawmaker Blasts Christie's 'Bizarre' Foreclosure Bill Veto

Law360, New York (January 29, 2013, 7:23 PM EST) -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's veto this week of legislation to transform foreclosed residential properties into affordable housing has left at least one of the bill's sponsors perplexed, with the lawmaker saying the governor's stated reasons for doing so make no sense.

In a message explaining his conditional veto, Christie said he wanted the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency to determine the best programs to deliver federal assistance to residents fighting to keep their homes, noting that the federal government must approve foreclosure programs...
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