The Murphy administration hopes to find the savings through an audit that could take up to a year and a half.
The Legislature passed a budget Thursday night that Gov. Murphy has said he will veto, setting up a contentious final week of budget negotiations.
The struggle between the two top Democrats in Trenton is seen now as personal.
The word in Trenton on Thursday is that both houses have agreed on the parameters of the budget.
State budget negotiations appeared to break down last week amid persistent reports of acrimony between Senate President Steve Sweeney and Gov. Phil Murphy. But Monday, Sweeney today maintained that ...
Murphy said the loan forgiveness will cost the state $12 million a year, beginning in 2022. The internship supplement will cost $3 million and is already in Murphy's budget for next year.
Senate Budget Committee Chair Paul Sarlo insists all the whispers of a budget impasse are just that.
The new law will enable towns to reclassify property tax payments as charitable contributions by setting up specific charitable funds.
Grewal tells lawmakers to expect an activist attorney general.
The pressing issues of school funding and bail reform were discussed in the Senate Budget and Appropriations hearing.
Despite Thursday's relatively easy votes, the difficult budget process still looms, and relations between the leadership of the majority party and the executive branch remain on edge.
Acting state treasurer Elizabeth Maher Muoio Tuesday afternoon defended Gov. Murphy's proposed budget. She said the state has a structural deficit, that natural revenue growth is not enough to fix it, ...
New Jersey leaders have tinkered with the 2009 school funding formula law, but under-aided districts still insist over-aided districts are benefiting to their detriment.
Despite this being the largest budget in state history, many organizations say the $37.4 billion might still not be enough.
Senate President Steve Sweeney has been trying to pass a version of a nuclear subsidy bill since December, but on Monday Democrats decided to hold it for a rework.