Meanwhile, today is the deadline for Christie to act on the new state budget sent to him by the Democratic-controlled state Legislature. He is expected to veto tax hikes.
NEW BRIDGE SCANDAL SUBPOENAS?
The leaders of the state legislative committee investigating the George Washington Bridge scandal want to issued subpoenas to 13 more people, according to a report by The Record.
DETAILS OF DEMOCRATS’ BUDGET
Here is a look at five key things related to the state budget passed by the Democratic-controlled state Legislature on Thursday.
LIVE POLITICS CHAT
The Star-Ledger Statehouse Bureau will host its weekly live politics chat today at 11 a.m.
THE AUDITOR: LONEGAN’S LAST RUN
A look at how Steve Lonegan said again he is done running for office, and more.
POLL: COST-OF-LIVING ADJUSTMENTS
Should New Jersey’s retired public workers get yearly increases in their pensions based on cost-of-living adjustments? Vote in the informal, unscientific poll at right.
EDITORIAL: ASSISTED SUICIDE BILL
The Star-Ledger Editorial Boards writes that the state Assembly was wise to hold off on voting on an assisted suicide bill.
FROM THE WEEKEND …
• A bill that would ban the dumping of tracking waste in New Jersey is headed to Christie’s desk.
• Christie met with Trenton Mayor-elect Eric Jackson at the Statehouse on Friday.
• Here is a look at Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop’s first year in office.
Star-Ledger staff writers Matt Friedman, Susan K. Livio, and Salvador Rizzo, and NJ Advance Media reporter Matt Arco, Jersey Journal reporter Terrence T. McDonald, and Times of Trenton reporter Steven Miller contributed to this report.