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NJ Assembly refuses to vote on Gov. Christie's bail reform plan

The Democrats spoke before Christie addressed a joint

The Democrats spoke before Christie addressed a joint session of the Legislature to press for reforms. (July 31, 2014 5:37 PM)

Gov. Chris Christie called state lawmakers back to work today to pass changes to the state's bail system, but those changes are going to have to wait.

The legislation would allow voters to amend the state's constitution so that judges could deny bail to violent repeat offenders and expand ways to make it affordable for poor, non-violent offenders so they could avoid spending months in prison...

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