A defiant New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday shrugged off a mounting budget crisis and blamed Democrats for economic problems in the state that threaten to further taint his presidential ambitions.
The House of Representatives was expected to vote Saturday on the deal reached by the General Assembly’s majority Democrats and Democratic Gov. Malloy last week. It’s unclear when the Senate will vote on the $19 billion budget bill.
Lawmakers have until the current legislative session ends next Wednesday to work out a solution.
Gov. Chris Christie’s town hall meeting in Somerset on Tuesday focused on the state budget.
The deal includes the first ever state funded universal pre-kindergarten program as well as new protections for charter schools.
New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders negotiated over property tax relief, charter schools and prekindergarten funding Monday – with a budget deadline looming in a week.
Amtrak has big plans to improve service on the Northeast Corridor, but said Congress has to get on board first.
We need as many reasons as possible to get out of the apartment, so go enjoy lunch or dinner at some of the restaurants you wouldn’t normally try.
The primary focus of the mayor’s plan includes universal, full-day pre-kindergarten, which includes $530 million from taxing the rich, a projection that got him a tongue-lashing from Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday proposed budgeting $137.2 billion for the fiscal year starting April 1, a spending increase of less than 2 percent accompanied by business, property and estate tax relief.
After 12 years in office, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he is presenting mayor-elect Bill de Blasio with a balanced budget.
Day, a Republican, defeated Democrat David Fried for the seat, which had been held by C. Scott Vanderhoef for 20 years.
In its first analysis of County Executive Ed Mangano’s 2014 budget, the Nassau Interim Finance Authority, or NIFA, is projecting a $122 million budget deficit next year in Nassau County with larger than projected deficits through 2017.
Ed Mangano’s challenger and former county executive Tom Suozzi said the budget plan does nothing to solve the county’s debt.
Bethenny Frankel shares an excerpt from Skinnygirl Solutions. If you’re traveling on a budget, first ask yourself these eight questions.