State budget Both legislative budget committees approved the state budget, with all Democrats except Joe Vitale voting yes and all Republicans voting no. Democratic Senator Jeff Van Drew also opposes the budget, which means all of the other 21 Senate Democrats must support it for it to pass. Gubernatorial race National Democrats are worried about New Jersey Governor's race.
Trenton roundup The Assembly Budget Committee approved the pension payment deferral bill by a 7-5 vote. The committee also approved $812 million in spending cuts by an 8-4 vote. The Senate Education Committee approved a bill to laun... Read Post
State budget The budget committees approved the revised state budget on Monday. The revised budget restores property tax rebates for households making less than $75,000. Legislative roundup The Assembly Budget Committee approved the... Read Post