The Democrats are making Gov. Chris Christie wait to put the final scrawled signature on the much-ballyhooed public worker reform bill.
Christie planned to wait around the Statehouse tonight to sign the bill immediately upon its passage. But since Democrats in the Assembly have amended the repeal-and-replace partner bill to remove an out-of-state medical care provision, the Senate has to pass the amended companion bill on Monday.
Opponents of the bill have also had language included in the legislation to ensure that the governor cannot sign one bill without the other.
Michael Drewniak, spokesman for Christie, said the governor is planning a bill signing for the reform – one of the last major initiatives in Christie’s toolkit – on Monday.
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"Gov. Chris Christie says he won’t campaign for the Republican gubernatorial candidate in New York because the cause is hopeless: Gov. Andrew Cuomo is ahead by more than 30 points. But he will campaign in New Hampshire, over and over, where the Republican is also trailing by more than 30 points. What’s the reason? It may be that New Hampshire holds the nation’s first presidential primary. It may be that he doesn’t want to mess with Cuomo, who knows where the skeletons are buried at the Port Authority. But one thing is certain: Gov. Straight Talk is spinning again. And it seems to be habit-forming." - columnist Tom Moran- Star-Ledger
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