Holiday menu: lame duck stuffed with school reform, expect leftovers

CHERRY HILL – Gov. Chris Christie called this the Year in Education. Clock’s ticking.

As Christie grabbed a wrench to ratchet up the pressure on the Democratic Legislature this week regarding education reform, he’s making sure the public remembers who’s on vacation this time.

“I suspect they won’t be back to work until after the election,” he said of the absentee lawmakers. “All of these education issues are going to be addressed in the lame-duck session, and many of them will carry over into the next session.”

He gave the Dems his trademark prodding: “They want to take the next few months off.”

Holiday menu: lame duck stuffed with school reform, expect leftovers