The Legislature passed a budget Thursday night that Gov. Murphy has said he will veto, setting up a contentious final week of budget negotiations.
The word in Trenton on Thursday is that both houses have agreed on the parameters of the budget.
Relations between the governor, the Senate president and the Assembly speaker are fraying.
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Lawmakers slashed funding for homestead rebates during last year’s bitter budget battle and government shutdown, slapping a de facto tax hike on 600,000 New Jersey homeowners, most of them seniors.
Murphy tried to heal a festering personal conflict with Senate President Steve Sweeney, which escalated after Sweeney blocked two of the governor’s Cabinet nominees who are both African-American.
Former Gov. Christie announced a $200 million anti-opioid initiative last September. Murphy says his $100 million is a stronger bet because it's in the budget.
Despite this being the largest budget in state history, many organizations say the $37.4 billion might still not be enough.
Will the governor’s budget grow New Jersey’s economy and spur job growth?
Two dozen liberal groups rallied at the State House on Wednesday in support of Murphy's proposed budget.