N.J. Governor Expected to Veto Limits on Outsourcing

New Jersey Gov. Christine Todd Whitman was widely expected last week to veto a bill that would make it harder for public educational institutions to contract out services.

Public-college leaders opposed the measure, but it had the backing of the politically powerful New Jersey Education Association, which represents many of the state's public-school teachers and community-college instructors. The General Assembly voted 54 to 15 last month to approve the