Standard & Poor’s announced its action Wednesday, saying the state still has a structural deficit even as the economy is improving.
The $32.9 billion negotiated budget is similar to the one Gov. Christie proposed. Sens. Weinberg and Pou voted ‘no’ because the budget contains no money to expand preschool or fund women’s health clinics.
Less than a year after opening, the Revel casino and hotel in Atlantic City has announced it is filing for chapter 11 bankruptcy next month.
Bergen County legislators are saying that they will only support Gov. Christie’s education legislation if it includes as much as half-a-billion dollars for various colleges and institutions in North Jersey.
Sens. Loretta Weinberg and Paul Sarlo say the Film and Digital Media Tax Credit Program creates jobs and drives the economy.
Governor Chris Christie will be presenting his state budget on Tuesday, and lawmakers are getting ready.
By a vote of 7-4, , a state Senate committee approved a bill that would permit counties and towns to set aside a percentage of their public contracts for companies that employ ex-cons.
One wonders when the silly games and finger pointing will end down at the Statehouse.