Celebrating a bi-partisan effort to expand substance abuse treatment, both Governor Christie and NJ Senate President Steve Sweeney didn’t want to talk about the contentious effort to forge a budget in the next 12 days.
Judge Mary Jacobson has scheduled a hearing for June 25th, five days before New Jersey, by law, must adopt a new budget.
Several thousand police and firefighters held a rally today outside the New Jersey capitol. Theirs are the latest unions to go after New Jersey governor Chris Christie as he continues his efforts toward pension and benefit reform in the state.
New Jersey governor Chris Christie is expanding the so-called “toolkit” of reforms that municipalities can use to keep their budgets within the two-percent annual cap on property tax increases.
New Jersey’s annual two-percent cap on property tax hikes is now law. Governor Chris Christie signed the measure at a firehouse today just outside Trenton. KYW’s David Madden reports that Christie admitted the compromise worked […]