Advocates for fair school funding thanked lawmakers for mapping out a plan for full funding and then expressed offense.
Despite the improvements being made, questions about funding and staffing still plague the agency.
Murphy is still working the phones and hoping for help from Sweeney to get enough votes to pass the bill.
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.
Middletown Mayor Tony Perry says raising the state’s minimum wage to $15 an hour will have a massive impact on towns.
Critics say the state should live within its means by reforming health care and pensions instead of selling assets.
The speech covered a lot of territory. Whether it moved the needle on Murphy’s relationship with Sweeney, we’ll have to wait and see.
As the state spent billions to spur job growth and attract new businesses, a new audit suggests New Jersey has yet to see a return on that investment. Worse yet, there’s been little monitoring to ...
For this fiscal year, Gov. Phil Murphy and the Legislature raised taxes by $1.4 billion, and many legislative leaders are opposed to raising them again.
Murphy acknowledged commuters’ aggravation, particularly their concern that he might fix NJ Transit’s ongoing budget woes, in part, by raising fares.
Coughlin, speaking at the Southern New Jersey Development Council's Public Policy Breakfast, gave a quick update on the legislative agenda for the remainder of this year and into next.
Senate President Steve Sweeney wants more information on allegations of sexual misconduct against former Murphy administration staffer Albert Alvarez before he orders legislative hearings into hiring ...
These sessions in the Senate and the Assembly may have been the quickest ever. Lawmakers came in to pass one bill, which they did it in about one minute in each house before adjourning.
Lawmakers today chastised transportation officials for moving too slowly to fix looming crises like critical staff shortages and for failing to properly alert commuters about cancellations and ...