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    Christie Hits Road for Another Town Hall
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    Governor Chris Christie holds his Jersey Comeback Town Hall in Mahwah, N.J. on Wednesday, June 27, 2012. (Governor's Office/Tim Larsen)

    Gov. Chris Christie will be in Somerset for another town hall meeting.
     
    The Republican governor is likely to return to a familiar theme of stabilizing property taxes as he talks up his budget proposal on Tuesday.

      Christie has been urging the Assembly to extend a 2 percent cap on salaries that can be awarded to police and firefighter unions that enter contract arbitration. The cap law expired April 1.
     
    The Legislature sent Christie a bill allowing raises of up to 3 percent in certain circumstances and exempting many bargaining units from the cap. Christie conditionally vetoed the bill.
     
    The governor has been holding town halls as he attempts to rebound from a political retribution scandal.
     
    Christie aides tied up traffic in Fort Lee to get back at the mayor.