Friday, May 21, 2010

Gov. Chris Christie - #1759 - N.J. Gov. Chris Christie Swiftly Vetoes 'Millionaires Tax,' Property Tax Rebate Bills - New Jersey Real-Time News

It took about two minutes from the time Senate President Steve Sweeney certified the passage of the millionaires tax package for Gov. Chris Christie to veto the bills at his desk. "While I have little doubt that the sponsors and supporters of this bill sincerely believe that the state can tax its way out of this financial crisis, I believe that this bill does nothing more than repeat the failed, irresponsible and unsustainable fiscal policies of the past," wrote Christie in his veto statement. "Now is not the time for more of the same. Ultimately, another tax increase will punish the state’s struggling small businesses and set our economy further back from recovery."  Read more.......

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