Kevin O'Toole is in favor of Governor Christie's $32.1 billion spending plan and criticizes the Democrats for bashing it prematurely.
The Assembly Labor Committee passed a measure that would require increasing the state minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $8.50.
The governor defended his plan to reduce income taxes by 10 percent over three years at a town hall event in Palisades Park.
Senate Budget & Appropriations Chairman Paul Sarlo said he is concerned about the income tax cut because it means a loss of $1 billion in revenue in just two to three years.
Income tax relief was the centerpiece of Gov. Chris Christie's proposed budget of $32.1 billion for Fiscal Year 2013.
They say Gov. Christie's focus should be on property tax relief instead of an income tax cut.
Comprehensive coverage of the governor’s budget address with NJToday Managing Editor Mike Schneider and Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron.
Managing Editor Mike Schneider sat down with Chief Political Correspondent Michael Aron for a preview of the governor's budget message.
The marriage equality bill was delivered to the governor’s office by mid-morning, but the promised “swift action” didn’t come until late in the day.
"Suppose everyone decided that they were going to marry someone of the same sex," Sen. Gerald Cardinale said. "What happens to civilization?"
Republican Roger Bodman and Democrat Julie Roginsky talk about the week in politics.
The New Jersey Assembly has passed a bill legalizing same-sex marriages, setting the stage for an expected veto by Gov. Chris Christie.
Assembly Minority Leader Jon Bramnick rattled off a list of priorities he said New Jersey taxpayers want the Legislature to tackle, adding that Democrats don't seem to be on the same page.
Gov. Christie proposed a constitutional amendment that would give judges the discretion to deny bail to defendants they feel pose a danger to the community.
Republican Senator Kip Bateman has introduced a bill to put marriage equality on the ballot in November, which he says is the best chance for the issue to become law.