Chris Christie vetoes New Jersey's equal pay bill for being 'very business unfriendly'
Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey speaking at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

TRENTON -- Gov. Chris Christie on Monday vetoed a bill barring gender-based pay discrimination, saying it would go beyond federal standards and make New Jersey "very business unfriendly." While emphasizing his support for equal pay protections, the Republican governor criticized where the legislation "departs significantly from well-established law." In his message for a conditional veto, Christie…