Democrats intend to pass their budget on Thursday and send it to the governor, which would give him about ten days to decide what to do.
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.
Legislative leaders were briefed on the budget Monday afternoon by treasury officials.
Some of the controversial recommendations include ending the current public worker pension system and merging nearly half of the state's school districts.
The American Federation of Teachers has endorsed Senate President Steve Sweeney, who faces a Republican opponent backed by the state's largest teacher's union.
Guadagno and Murphy spar in the first general election gubernatorial debate.
Police and fire representatives don't agree on a bill meant to transform the retirement system.
Embedded in President Trump's proposed budget, deep cuts to women's health care and cancer screenings. And deep cuts to environmental cleanup in a state bounded by an ocean, a river and the most ...
A bill would transfer management of the police and firemen's retirement system from the state back to its members.
Crowding international arrivals to call out President Trump's travel ban as an assault on our values. A crowded docket of pressing issues put to a legislative vote. Will the governor sign any of them ...
His first proposal was to use the lottery to help fund public worker pensions.
The big state budget speech. Should profits from a health insurer and the lottery be tapped to cover expenditures? We'll crunch the numbers. The other big speech. The president strikes a softer note. ...
The bill would have the state make four pension payments throughout the year.
The chronically under-funded public worker pensions could get a quarterly transfusion of cash. All that stands in the way now is Christie. The designation that gave struggling inner city economies a ...
A potential strike by 5,700 SEPTA workers threatens to gnarl travel around Philly.