Christie, Lawmakers At Impasse; State Government Still ClosedThe budget stalemate between Republican Gov. Chris Christie and the Democrat-controlled Legislature smoldered on Monday with the state government shut down and state parks closed to the public.
Christie Lounges With Family On Beach At Park He Shut DownGov. Chris Christie spent part of Sunday lounging with his family on a beach at a state park he ordered closed to the public amid a government shutdown that showed little sign of ending.
Christie Orders Legislature Back Amid ImpasseLiberty State Park was closed, forcing the suspension of ticket sales and ferry service from the site to the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.
Talks Now Underway Over NJ's Proposed $35.5 Billion BudgetThree main issues seem to be on the table. It's coming down to more money for schools, drug treatment and pensions and how to make that all work.
Christie Unveils Final New Jersey Budget Proposal As GovernorThe current fiscal year's $34.5 billion budget expires June 30.
Gov. Christie Unveils $34.8 Billion Spending Plan New Jersey Governor Chris Christie presented his proposed spending plan to a joint session of the legislature in Trenton Tuesday.
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.