Money Borrowed for N.J. Statehouse Renovations Before Lawsuit

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TRENTON, N.J. -

The battle in Trenton continues over Governor Chris Christie's $300 million renovation plan for the New Jersey Statehouse.

New information revealed that a state development agency borrowed more than $300 million right after approving the project and before a lawsuit was filed to stop it.

The group of lawmakers from both sides of the aisle said they found out about the bond sale at a court hearing on Wednesday, May 17th.

The group says Christie approved the debt improperly and should have gotten voter or lawmaker approval first.

Christie stated yesterday that the project was approved legally, and attacked the lawsuit as being politically motivated.


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