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Officials marked the end of a $2.3 billion project to widen the New Jersey Turnpike on Oct. 24, 2014. (credit: Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

NJ Senate President Says Transportation Trust Fund Is Key Priority

The Transportation Trust Fund is set to run out of money at the end of this fiscal year, June 30, to pay for roads and bridge repairs. But Gov. Chris Christie said nothing about it during his budget address Tuesday.

02/25/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers his budget address for fiscal year 2016 to the Legislature on Feb. 24, 2015, in Trenton, N.J. (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Christie Proposes $33.8 Billion Budget For Next Fiscal Year

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday proposed a massive restructuring of the public employees’ pension system as he presented a budget proposal for the upcoming fiscal year that does not respond to a judge’s ruling calling on the state to put an additional $1.57 billion into the system in the current fiscal year.

02/24/2015

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie delivers the State of the State Address on January 14, 2014 in the Assembly Chambers at the Statehouse in Trenton, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

No New Taxes — Or Tax Cuts — In Gov. Chris Christie’s Budget Proposal

The $34.4 billion state budget New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie proposed Tuesday makes a required $2.25 billion payment to the public worker pension fund without raising taxes but leaves virtually nothing left over to fund major new programs or initiatives.

02/25/2014

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Christie’s $32.9B Budget Expands Medicaid, Attempts To Reach Across Aisle

New Jersey’s governor gave his budget address on the heels of a poll showing he is more popular than ever. He pointed out he’s doing something federal lawmakers are not – reaching across the aisle to Democrats.

02/26/2013