NJ lawmakers plan for voting frenzy in final session

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey lawmakers are considering dozens of bills as they meet for their final session before a new governor and legislators are sworn in.

The Democrat-led Legislature on Monday will hold marathon-like voting sessions before newly elected and returning members take office on Tuesday.

GOP Gov. Chris Christie hands state government over to Democratic Gov.-elect Phil Murphy on Jan. 16.

Among the bills lawmakers will consider Monday is a tax credit potentially worth billions of dollars aimed at attracting Amazon's second headquarters to New Jersey.

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Lawmakers will also consider legislation prohibiting operating a drone while intoxicated and a measure to crack down on reckless driving.

Financial rescue legislation for nuclear power plants appears to be on hold after outgoing Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto failed to post it for a vote.

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