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Victory Unlikely, But Two Senators Plan to Try to Override Christie Veto

While Port Authority reforms had bipartisan support, GOP legislators may find it hard to stand up to the boss

They’re not giving up yet on a package of proposed reforms of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey that was vetoed by Gov. Chris Christie.

A vote to try to override Christie’s veto is planned in early March by state Sen. Bob Gordon and state Sen. Loretta Weinberg.

Gordon and Weinberg acknowledge that it will be difficult to round up enough votes. While the proposed Port Authority reforms were endorsed unanimously by both Democrats and Republicans in the Legislature, it might be difficult politically for individual GOP legislators to buck their boss, the governor.

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