School districts that are getting an increase in state aid are elated, while others will see state funding slashed and may have to raise taxes to make up the difference.
Three hundred ninety-one districts around the state will see an increase in direct state aid this year, 171 will see a reduction and 14 will see no change.
In the letter, Murphy offered three concession and three sweeteners in an effort to reach a compromise on the state budget.
Murphy says budget talks are proceeding well and "nothing is off the table."
Of the over 100 people who testified at Monday's Assembly Budget hearing, the majority focused on school funding.
Among the major topics of discussion was the state's school funding formula, better funded, says the majority party, but not fully funded.
Sweeney says the state can count on $2.9 billion from the federal government though a tax on C corporations.
Guadagno and Murphy spar in the first general election gubernatorial debate.
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