The Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee focuses on the protection of the natural and historic resources in the state, as well as the management of waste disposal and recycling. The Committee is committed to preserving the quality of New Jersey's air, waters and land, as well as the health and safety of the state's residents.
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McKeon: Christie’s Views on Open Space Will Have Little Bearing on Ballot Initiative

Assembly Environment Committee Vice Chair John McKeon released the following statement Friday on the constitutional amendment he has sponsored that would create a dedicated stream of revenue to preserve open space throughout New Jersey, a measure Gov. Christie derided yesterday:

"At the end of the day, the governor's views will have little bearing on this issue. This is a bipartisan effort that will be decided by the people of New Jersey, a vast majority of whom have repeatedly supported open space funding efforts in the past.

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