Gov. Phil Murphy addressed a crowd at Rutgers University and listed some 30 polices he has addressed during his first 100 days in office.
Lawmakers of both parties wondered why Murphy is still using the old, discredited 2008 formula, and not the one they tinkered with last summer.
And what a long budget season it is shaping up to be.
Will the governor’s budget grow New Jersey’s economy and spur job growth?
Murphy painted some broad strokes in his budget address, but the details have yet to be revealed.
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.
Despite news from Republicans in Trenton about a healthy surplus, a tax hike feels like it's in the air for tomorrow's budget address.
Sweeney says the state can count on $2.9 billion from the federal government though a tax on C corporations.
The liberal think tank New Jersey Policy Perspective has come up with a way for Murphy to raise $2.4 billion, largely by raising the income tax on the state's wealthiest.
In just over three weeks since the inauguration, there are signs of tension between the newly installed governor and the long-established Senate president.
The top legislative leaders said that eliminating the state and local tax deductions would deeply impact the state of New Jersey.
Kim Guadagno and Phil Murphy pulled ahead of the pack and won their party's nomination.
Phil Murphy is the first gubernatorial candidate to announce his candidacy.
Pension and Health Benefits Study Commission member Tom Byrne says the pension system deficit is so large changes need to be made now to ensure state workers get what they're entitled to.
Christie line-item vetoed portions of the state budget approved by the Legislature.