A monitor appointed to oversee New Jersey’s child-welfare system said Tuesday that the state government’s response to a stabbing of a caseworker could be critical to keep making progress in a system that was previously laden with problems.
The State Troopers union argues the governor cannot take $2.4 billion from public workers’ pensions to fill a big budget gap. A Mercer County judge will hear the case.
New Jersey’s Republican governor and the Democratic state Senate president agree that public workers must pay more for their health benefits.
State employee union leaders are seeing red over New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s decision not to give workers Black Friday off.