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NJ Assembly Continues Review Of Gov. Christie’s Budget Cuts

An Assembly panel will gather Wednesday to hear how a $10 million cut in funding to legal services for low-income residents will affect those who can’t afford to hire a lawyer.

07/25/2011

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Gov. Chris Christie Touts Tax Relief As NJ Lawmakers Review Budget Cuts

Christie said his budget doubles a property tax relief program for seniors and spends $90 million more on a program that freezes seniors’ property taxes.

07/22/2011

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New Jersey Seniors To Discuss Budget Cuts With Assembly Budget Committee

Nursing homes lost about $30 million in aid. A program that helped keep the aged, blind and disabled population out of managed care was cut by $11 million.

07/21/2011

New Jersey State House - Trenton, NJ - File Photo

Democrats In New Jersey Assembly To Examine Gov. Christie’s Budget Cuts

Democrats say cuts made by the Republican governor before signing a $29.7 billion budget disproportionately hurt the poor and middle-class.

07/19/2011

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New Jersey School Budgets Deadline Is Tuesday

The state budget adopted late last month called for about $850 million more in state subsidies than the previous year. About half that amount was added at the end of the budget process.

07/18/2011