Assemblyman Albert Coutinho

Democratic Lawmakers Push For Tax Hike On NJ MillionairesDemocrats who control the state legislature argue that hiking taxes on the Garden State's wealthiest, from 8.97 to almost 11-percent, would generate more than a $500 billion for suburban school districts that have experienced large budget cuts.
Battle Brews Over State Budget In New JerseyHealth and pension reforms are the big debatable issues in this year’s Garden State state budget.