Christie vows to veto tax hikes at town hall

Christie has nixed similar increases in three of

Christie has nixed similar increases in three of the past four years. (June 25, 2014 6:42 PM)

(AP) - Gov. Chris Christie is vowing to veto a package of tax hikes being pushed by Democrats to fill New Jersey's gaping budget hole.

Speaking Wednesday in Haddon Heights at his 122nd town hall-style event, Christie said residents of the state will flee if their taxes rise any higher.

A budget proposal advanced Tuesday by Democratic lawmakers would raise taxes on residents earning at...

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