Democratic House speaker Rep. Brendan Sharkey said revenue from the bingo-style game is no longer needed to help balance a state budget that now has a $500 million projected surplus.
Parents in one Long Island school district are furious. They’re suddenly being told they have to make a terrible choice: pay drastically higher taxes, or possibly see some schools shut down.
Councilman Lewis Fidler is concerned and argues that spending cuts or raising taxes are not sufficient answers to the problem.
With Nassau County struggling to close a $310 million budget gap, one county lawmaker is calling for the cancellation of Sunday’s antique car show at Eisenhower Park.
Some medical professionals said they worry the fees will prompt some private hospitals to stop providing ambulance service.
NJ’s legislative budget officer told an Assembly committee Thursday the state faces a $10.5 billion deficit in the next fiscal year.