Rich discussed the tabling of a bill in New Jersey that would allow drivers to pump their own gas, more revelations from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s emails, and calls for the privatization of Amtrak. He talked to Jesse Walker and Ira Stoll from Reason and attorney Robert Mongeluzzi.
The President of the New Jersey State Senate is resurrecting the idea of a millionaires tax to help fund the state pension system.
New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney is calling out Governor Chris Christie over how to help Atlantic City recover from imminent financial peril.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie has vetoed a series of bills that would have required that those receiving public contracts use products that were made in America.
And if things play out as he expects they will, Steve Sweeney says he is ready to fight the governor’s plan in court.
New Jersey’s Senate president is threatening to go to court if the men appointed by Gov. Chris Christie to revive Atlantic City’s finances seek bankruptcy protection for the beleaguered gambling resort.
State Senate President Steve Sweeney hopes to address needs a decade or two down the line.
Sweeney likens the current financial situation of Atlantic City to that of Detroit.
It’s been discussed for well over 15 years. Setting up a commuter rail link from Camden through to Woodbury and Glassboro, New Jersey. Now, a proposed environmental impact study has been put on hold by federal officials.
No tax breaks and no elimination of workers’ benefits may soon mean no more Taj Mahal Casino as union and elected leaders made their stance crystal clear Friday.
Less than 6 days before the state of New Jersey must adopt a balanced budget for the next fiscal year, and there are still a lot more questions than answers.
With 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.
DRPA board vice chair Jeffrey Nash suggests the agency can now afford to restore the discounts after tightening its belt elsewhere.
New Jersey governor Chris Christie has renominated state Supreme Court chief justice Stuart Rabner, and has nominated a Camden County judge to fill a vacancy on the high court.
Should Christie, as expected, trim spending as he’s done in past years, there’s little State Senate President Steve Sweeney can do to stop it.