The Assembly Budget Committee heard testimony from the CEO of the Schools Development Authority and the state's education commissioner.
Budget hearings continue through April and part of May.
One of this year’s big selling points is that the budget identifies a billion dollars in savings.
The Assembly Budget Committee convenes for its first public hearing on the state’s fiscal year 2020 budget.
Amid sexual assault allegations against the Supreme Court nominee, the Legislature takes a step to update their sexual harassment policies.
State Treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio testified before the Assembly Budget Committee on how the state's revenue figures square with the proposed budget. Muoio said instead of an April surprise, New ...
New Jersey’s Acting Secretary for Higher Education Zakiya Smith Ellis praised the governor’s plan of tuition-free community college to the Assembly Budget Committee.
Agency executives told Trenton lawmakers that NJ Transit is seriously behind schedule installing the federally-mandated safety system called positive train control.
Lawmakers of both parties wondered why Murphy is still using the old, discredited 2008 formula, and not the one they tinkered with last summer.
Of the over 100 people who testified at Monday's Assembly Budget hearing, the majority focused on school funding.
The speaker carefully dodged questions about his stance on a millionaire’s tax, corporate business tax or legalizing marijuana, all of which are key components to the governor’s budget.
Among the major topics of discussion was the state's school funding formula, better funded, says the majority party, but not fully funded.
Muoio would be the second woman confirmed by the Senate as state treasurer.
Christie's taking a wrecking ball to a neighborhood already ruined. Can demolishing it make room for something better? Trenton lawmakers tackle Christie's final budget. Do they have enough money for ...
Assembly Budget Committee Chair Gary Schaer says the state can't afford to keep spending.