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.
Budget hearings continue through April and part of May.
Advocates for fair school funding thanked lawmakers for mapping out a plan for full funding and then expressed offense.
People came seeking more state funding, but only got three minutes to make their case before the Assembly Budget Committee.
Despite the improvements being made, questions about funding and staffing still plague the agency.
The Fort Lee school district is slated for a 12 percent increase in state aid.
Business groups painted a grim picture for lawmakers during an open-ended committee hearing on strategies to grow the state economy and redesign its corporate tax break program.
Murphy's school funding levels are dependent on legislative approval of his budget.
NJTV News correspondents and guests Analilia Mejia and former Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno provide commentary on Gov. Phil Murphy's 2020 budget address.
Gov. Phil Murphy says he expects to close out the new budget with a surplus of about $1 billion.
Middletown Mayor Tony Perry says raising the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour will have a massive impact on towns.
Jim Fakult and Marjorie Perry discuss the current and future business climate in New Jersey.
On the annual Walk to Washington, Coughlin discussed Murphy's upcoming budget address and reiterated his stance on no new taxes.