Budget negotiations over a millionaire’s tax are growing more heated. The governor says without it he won’t be able to boost funding for programs like preschool.
Gov. Murphy is "cautiously optimistic" as the deadline for the 2020 budget looms. He is once again pushing for the tax, which was a sticking point in last year's stalled negotiations.
While shore folks eagerly anticipate a trouble-free tourist season, Trenton’s budget season’s already fraught. One sore point is an ad, produced by the dark money group, New Direction New Jersey.
Hard core budget negotiations will begin in a political atmosphere supercharged with mistrust. And that’s just among the Democrats.
"It’s time to fix New Jersey in a way that’s going to be meaningful and long-lasting," Sweeney said.
Advocates say the state may be doing well right now in tax collections, but New Jersey needs more money for schools, infrastructure, NJ Transit, environmental cleanup and much more.
The most powerful Democrat in the state -- Phil Murphy -- is at odds with the number two and three Democrats -- George Norcross and Steve Sweeney.
Currently, the state spends $1.6 billion on higher education, and Murphy would increase that by 2.6%.
As New Jersey seniors live longer than ever, it's become more challenging to stay in the state throughout retirement. Union County freeholders held an event to address the issue, with tips for seniors ...
Workers will get paid on Thursday, but there's still no resolution to the budget stalemate.
Trenton's city council will get three hours on Tuesday to either adopt a budget or punt it to the state.
The CWA says Sweeney's plan shifts the costs of health care onto state workers and does not solve the pension funding problem.
Murphy’s budget proposal to expand pre-K would add $68 million to the program in order to reach more communities.
Health Commissioner Shereef Elnahal outlines his priorities for fiscal year 2020 before the Senate budget committee.
The Assembly Budget Committee heard testimony from the CEO of the Schools Development Authority and the state's education commissioner.