If Governor Christie Will Veto New Jersey’s Marriage Equality Bill, Why Bother?

By: Wednesday January 25, 2012 11:15 am

Earlier this week New Jersey’s Senate Judiciary Committee approved the marriage equality bill (S1) with an 8 to 4 vote. Shortly thereafter Governor Chris Christie (R) reiterated his earlier promise that he will veto the bill. At a press conference a reporter asked Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-Gloucester), one of the bill’s champions, “why bother?” Here’s why.


NJ Marriage Equality Bill to Be Introduced Today at 1 PM

By: Monday January 9, 2012 9:00 am

New Jersey’s marriage equality bill is being reintroduced with the strong support of the leaders of the state Senate and Assembly. A news conference with legislative leaders is planned for 1 PM today in Committee Room 1 at the State House in Trenton.

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