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Christie vetoes raise for Pinelands Commission staff; environmentalist calls move intimidation

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(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie talks during a town hall meeting at Winston Churchill Elementary School, Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Fairfield, N.J.

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Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a 5 percent raise for Pinelands Commission staff Tuesday, calling the commission’s vote a “confiscation” of public funds and “a gross abuse of authority.”

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(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie talks during a town hall meeting at Winston Churchill Elementary School, Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Fairfield, N.J.