Paul Sarlo

Money

Standard & Poor’s Downgrades New Jersey’s Bond Rating To A-Plus

Standard & Poor’s announced its action Wednesday, saying the state still has a structural deficit even as the economy is improving.

04/09/2014

New Jersey Statehouse in Trenton (file)

New Jersey Senate Committee Passes State Budget

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.

06/20/2013

The Revel casino is seen from the boardwalk in Atlantic City (file / creidt: Dough4872 via Wikipedia)

Atlantic City’s Revel Casino Already Filing For Bankruptcy

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.

02/20/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Bergen County Legislators Want Equitable Funding For North Jersey Institutions

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.

03/27/2012

Actress in Movie (Photo JEAN-PIERRE MULLER/AFP/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Urge Renewal Of NJ Tax Credit For Filmmaking

Sens. Loretta Weinberg and Paul Sarlo say the Film and Digital Media Tax Credit Program creates jobs and drives the economy.

10/12/2011

Gov. Chris Christie speaks at the Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - Feb 7, 2011 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

What To Expect From Christie’s Budget Presentation

Governor Chris Christie will be presenting his state budget on Tuesday, and lawmakers are getting ready.

02/21/2011

Prison (credit: AP)

Bill Would Encourage NJ Businesses To Hire Ex-Cons

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.

12/15/2010

An inside look at the New Jersey State House. (Credit: state.nj.us)

Democratic Statehouse Games Are Dangerous

One wonders when the silly games and finger pointing will end down at the Statehouse.

CBS 2–10/07/2010