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Stories with person: Stephen M. Sweeney
  • Lawmakers want money for Bergen light rail extension 
    Updated: Nov-12-15 5:19 pm

    ENGLEWOOD, New Jersey - State Senate President Stephen Sweeney says that any bill to raise money for the beleaguered Transportation Trust Fund has to include money to extend the Hudson-Bergen Light Rail to Englewood.

  • Christie vetoes most of Atlantic City assistance package 
    Updated: Nov-09-15 4:46 pm

    TRENTON, New Jersey - Gov. Chris Christie on Monday vetoed most of a package of bills aimed at helping Atlantic City and its struggling casino industry and proposed that the state hold $30 million a year in casino tax payments hostage until after the city passes a fiscal recovery plan.

  • Assembly GOP leery of push to override Christie veto 
    Updated: Nov-01-15 10:41 am

    TRENTON, New Jersey - Democratic efforts to override Gov. Chris Christie's veto of a measure on mental health and gun ownership could run into a wall of Republican opposition in the Assembly.