Proponents say the measure would save towns and taxpayers millions of dollars. Roughly $20 million is now spent on the notices for various government meetings, contracting opportunities and other business matters.
The Senate Budget Committee will consider legislation appropriating the money — plus $1.5 million for oversight — on Thursday.
The New Jersey Supreme Court has rebuked Gov. Chris Christie and ordered the state to increase spending on poor schools by an estimated $500 million.
New Yorkers long fed up with the behavior of politicians in Albany were expected to get a chance to tweet their opinions on a myriad of bills aimed at cleaning up state government.
Koch will release the names of lawmakers who signed written pledges during their campaigns last year to work for reform of ethics and governing, but who have failed to act this year.
Schumer told reporters that letting it happen would be a disaster not just for federal workers, but retirees, veterans and anyone else getting federal checks.
Tuesday’s budget hearing in Albany will set the course for some of the year’s most heated confrontations between the popular new governor and the Legislature.
The Senate Law and Public Safety Committee has invited several speakers to address a recent spike in violent crime.
Legislative budget officer David Rosen was expected to tell the panel that revenue and spending were roughly on track seven months into the fiscal year.
Connecticut lawmakers will hear from more of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s nominees for top state positions, the first step in the confirmation process.
The Democrats said Governor Chris Christie’s plan to use the toll money to fund other highway, rail and bridge projects is “disingenuous.”
New Jersey lawmakers have advanced legislation that creates a limited self-defense justification for domestic violence victims who use force to protect themselves.
The Internet gambling would be run by Atlantic City casinos and would include all games, including poker, that can be played at casinos.
Deputy Assembly Speaker John McKeon wants Attorney General Paula Dow to open a criminal inquiry.
Measures to expand off-track betting options and create exchange wagering on horse racing are up for votes. So too is a measure that would push legalized sports betting one step closer to reality.
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