Treasurer: NJ Collects Nearly $2 Billion In Taxes In JulyThe Treasury said Friday in a statement the July 2015 tax collection is $125 million above July 2014.
NJ Transit Fare Hikes Put Focus Again On FundingNew Jersey Transit has said the increases, which average 9 percent, are needed to fill a $60 million budget gap that persisted even after the agency managed to cut $40 million internally.
Christie Signs $34B Budget For New Jersey After Vetoing $1.6B in SpendingNo one was surprised that Christie issued line-item vetoes for $1.6 billion in spending and also vetoed tax hikes that Democrats in the legislature had wanted.
Senate Democrats Want To Reinstate 'Millionaires Tax' To Balance New Jersey's BudgetWith a week and a half before New Jersey must legally adopt a new budget, senate Democrats have presented their alternative to Governor Chris Christie’s plan to slash pension payments to balance the spending plan.
Local Expert: Governor Christie's Pension Cuts Could Prove CostlyNew Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s decision to reduce payments into the state’s pension fund to bridge an $800M immediate revenue shortfall could have serious repercussions far away from Trenton.
A Battered Christie To Unveil New Jersey Budget ProposalNew Jersey Governor Chris Christie will announce his budget plan Tuesday for the fiscal year starting July 1, also the deadline for the Democrat-controlled Legislature to approve a plan.
Private Signing Ceremony Set For New Jersey's 2013-14 BudgetGovernor Chris Christie was expected to quietly sign the new budget for New Jersey by the end of the day Friday.
Governor Christie Turns Up Pressure On Democrats To Approve Budget In New JerseyDespite lower than expected revenues, Governor Chris Christie wants taxes cut, and says he won’t sign a budget without one.
New Jersey Officials Wrestling With State's Tax Revenue ShortfallNew Jersey’s economic recovery has not been as robust as state forecasters had anticipated. As a result there is a revenue shortfall, the size of which is now being debated by legislators in Trenton.
N.J. Budget Expert Disputes Gov. Christie's Aggressive Growth ProjectionsThe governor gets his revenue projections from the state treasurer and puts them in his budget. Legislators turn to their own expert in the Office of Legislative Services (OLS).
Gov. Christie Proposes a Tax-Cutting Budget To NJ LegislatureIt contains an income tax cut and more money in several key areas, including a massive payment into the public worker pension fund.
Battleship New Jersey Struggling After Getting Dropped From State BudgetBerthed on the Camden waterfront, the most decorated battleship in US naval history took one across the bow in Gov. Christie's state budget.