"It’s time to fix New Jersey in a way that’s going to be meaningful and long-lasting," Sweeney said.
GSI President Regina Egea asked if and how New Jersey could reverse three uncomfortable truths about its economy and business climate.
The CWA says Sweeney's plan shifts the costs of health care onto state workers and does not solve the pension funding problem.
Sweeney presented his "Path to Progress" recommendations to members of the New Jersey Business and Industry Association at their headquarters in Trenton.
Gov. Phil Murphy suggested this week that the savings Sweeney is touting may not add up.
Advocates for fair school funding thanked lawmakers for mapping out a plan for full funding and then expressed offense.
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.
Critics say the state should live within its means by reforming health care and pensions instead of selling assets.
Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Majority Leader Lou Greenwald held a town hall to discuss the Path to Progress report, warning that a fiscal crisis is looming. The foremost recommendation ...
Some of the controversial recommendations include ending the current public worker pension system and merging nearly half of the state's school districts.