N.J. Senate Proposal Would See Gas Taxes Hiked, Other Taxes Cut For Transportation FundNew Jersey residents would pay more in gas taxes, but would also see estate and retirement income taxes cut and the creation of a charitable tax deduction, under a new state Senate proposal.
Maroon 5 Takes Stage At IZOD Center Ahead Of ShutdownThe decision to shut it down came as a surprise to many, including local officials who said the news came without warning.
Christie: $800 Million Budget Shortfall Cold Mean Cuts, Property Tax Rebate DelaysA huge budget shortfall could force the Christie administration to make painful cuts in state programs in New Jersey.
NJ Assembly & Senate Pass $30.6 Billion Democratic-Backed BudgetThe budget now heads to Governor Chris Christie, who has said he won't sign it. Republicans insist the proposal is unlawful because it relies on more revenue than the state is likely to collect.
Christie Says He Won't Budge On Sick Leave Payouts For Public Employees Republicans and Democrats agree that cash-outs that can total hundreds of thousands of dollars strain local budgets. They differ on how to best fix the problem.

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