N.J. Politics Roundup: Jon Stewart slams Christie again; Newark fights for red …

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N.J. POLITICS ROUNDUP

A collection of political news from the Statehouse and around New Jersey

TRENTON — Jon Stewart took Gov. Chris Christie to task on “The Daily Show” again over his veto of a controversial pig bill.

Meanwhile, state Sen. Raymond Lesniak (D-Union) said lawmakers will attempt to override Christie’s veto.

Did Gov. Chris Christie do the right thing by vetoing the New Jersey pig crate bill?

POLL: CHRISTIE’S PIG VETO

Did Christie make the right call by vetoing the pig legislation? Vote in the informal, unscientific poll at right.

NEWARK’S RED LIGHT CAMERA BATTLE

With the state’s controversial red light camera program set to expire, Newark officials and some state lawmakers are fighting to keep the cameras in the city.

NFL APPEARS BEFORE SENATE PANEL

A top NFL official told a U.S. Senate committee on Tuesday that the league is reviewing its conduct policies in the wake of a series of high-profile domestic violence incidents.

IN OTHER NEWS …

• Christie has nominated allies of two of the most prominent Democrats in the nation to the Rutgers Board of Governors.

• Christie announced that the state will provide $50 million to renovate Camden High School. (See photos above.)

NJ Advance Media staff writers Matt Arco, Matt Friedman, Samantha Marcus, and Jonathan D. Salant, and South Jersey Times reporter Jason Laday contributed to this report.

Brent Johnson may be reached at bjohnson@njadvancemedia.com. Follow him on Twitter @johnsb01. Find NJ.com Politics on Facebook.

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