The New Jersey Supreme Court is deciding whether Governor Chris Christie is allowed to disband an independent government agency tasked with building affordable housing in the state, an article from The Star-Ledger said. 

According to the article, Christie has been trying to dismantle the agency and transfer the duties to his cabinet, in addition to taking nearly $160 million from the agency to balance his budget. 

Robert Lougy, the assistant attorney general arguing Christie's case, said even independent agencies aren't immune to reorganization. A state law passed in 1969 allows the governor to rearrange some agency functions in order to run "an efficient, modern executive branch," he argued.