Standard & Poor's Downgrades New Jersey's Bond Rating To A-PlusStandard & Poor's announced its action Wednesday, saying the state still has a structural deficit even as the economy is improving.
New Jersey Senate Committee Passes State BudgetThe $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.
Atlantic City's Revel Casino Already Filing For BankruptcyLess 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 Want Equitable Funding For North Jersey InstitutionsBergen 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.
Lawmakers Urge Renewal Of NJ Tax Credit For FilmmakingSens. Loretta Weinberg and Paul Sarlo say the Film and Digital Media Tax Credit Program creates jobs and drives the economy.
What To Expect From Christie's Budget PresentationGovernor Chris Christie will be presenting his state budget on Tuesday, and lawmakers are getting ready.
Bill Would Encourage NJ Businesses To Hire Ex-ConsBy 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.
Democratic Statehouse Games Are DangerousOne wonders when the silly games and finger pointing will end down at the Statehouse.