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Sen. Paul Sarlo

New Jersey State House - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

NJ Assembly & Senate Pass $30.6 Billion Democratic-Backed Budget

The 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.

06/29/2011

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks at a town hall meeting on March 29. (credit: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

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.

05/12/2011