The state treasurer went before the Senate Budget Committee to defend Gov. Murphy's spending plan. Some legislators like the savings but aren't hot on the taxes.
Murphy is still working the phones and hoping for help from Sweeney to get enough votes to pass the bill.
Senate and Assembly committees pass bill to legalize adult-use marijuana.
Sweeney says the rest of his proposed reforms will be drafted by April. The budget battle, though, is likely to take quite a bit longer.
For advocates who’ve worked on this issue for years, Thursday’s votes felt particularly sweet, especially since the Legislature voted twice -- in 2013 and 2016 -- to pass a $15 minimum wage law, ...
Both senators agreed on the importance of making the Garden State more affordable.
Thanks to a new state law, every voter who got a mail-in ballot in 2016 will automatically get one this year, unless they opt out in writing.
The Murphy administration set aside $2.1 million in the budget to be used for legal representation of unauthorized immigrants who cannot afford private attorneys.
State Sen. Declan O'Scanlon thinks speed limits should be changed and says it should be based on science, not statecraft.
The new report on New Jersey’s municipal courts wouldn’t surprise many people who’ve gotten ticketed and ended up before the judge somewhere in Jersey.
Senate Budget Committee Chair Paul Sarlo insists all the whispers of a budget impasse are just that.
Deignan says the state has to pay for the investments it wants, while O'Scanlon says the state can't afford to fund those priorities.
A report on the effect of the 2% arbitration cap, released without the permission of the full task force, becomes hot topic in gubernatorial race.
Ford Scudder was asked about the State House renovation project and dedicating lottery revenues to the pension system.
Parents from school districts that believe they are underfunded packed the latest state budget hearing.