A coalition of trade groups, employers and businesses announce the formation of the state’s first Economic Development and Advisory Council.
According to Steinhardt, the $38.7 billion budget did nothing to stop the state’s pension crisis, save on spending, or provide any meaningful tax relief.
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 says he expects to close out the new budget with a surplus of about $1 billion.
It was a busy voting day at the State House Thursday where several bills moved one step closer towards becoming law.
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 ...
The task force assembled by Sweeney recommended shifting all new public workers into 401(k)s but not changing the system for vested employees. But others argued former governors and Legislatures ...
A major recommendation of the Steve Sweeney task force is to cut back again on public pensions. At the headquarters of the CWA in Trenton, that's not going over so well.
The governor thanked Sweeney’s group and said he welcomes the conversation about how best to jump start the economy.
The state will spend some $15 billion on K-12 education during the 2019 fiscal year, which is more than 40 percent of the total budget.
The Murphy administration hopes to find the savings through an audit that could take up to a year and a half.
The new state budget hiked state spending by more than $1 billion. A major portion of that increase is going to something that most New Jersey residents know very little about: the state’s grossly ...
Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Tom Bracken says the state needs an economic master plan to get the state on better financial footing.
What do New Jersey residents get in return for all the new revenue being raised?