Gov. Christie continues to battle with Democrats
Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.) and state Democrats are continuing to battle, now clashing over who and how much to tax. The governor is seeking to cap state spending and reduce property taxes at the local level. State Senate President Steve Sweeney is pushing the Democrats? case, which is to tax residents making more than $1 million a year.
Democratic consultant Mike Murphy says the two sides will need to find a way to reach some middle ground.
Lawmakers must come up with a budget agreement by the end of June.