The bill sat on Governor Christie's desk after passing through NJ House and Senate; the governor has pocket-vetoed the bill that would have begun taxing nonprofit hospitals.
"A bill that would serve as a dam to the potential overflow of lawsuits to hold nonprofit hospitals accountable for their for-profit operations was pocket-vetoed by Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday.
"The move was more of a disappointment than a surprise, legislators said."--Anjalee Khemlani, NJbiz.com