State Senate President Stephen Sweeney worries that New Jersey could lose out on $128 million the federal government offered to credit back to help ease traffic jams once the state pays in full.
Senate President Stephen Sweeney said he’ll soon announce major pension changes that will hinge on Gov. Chris Christie agreeing to start paying into the system. Payments have been skipped or greatly reduced in recent years.
Senate President Stephen Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver said aggressive efforts are needed to bring down New Jersey’s unemployment rate. It’s currently 9.2 percent.
The New Jersey Senate President said he’ll push for new laws to force towns to share services and to change some gun laws in the new year.
Democratic leaders who demanded that the top Assembly Republican apologize may have gotten more than they asked for.
After calling Monday’s meeting “productive,” Christie says he hopes today’s scheduled meeting with legislative leaders will bring them closer to property tax reform.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Democratic leaders in New Jersey united Thursday to stand up to Gov. Chris Christie’s complaints that they’re blocking reforms to help towns meet a new state requirement that property tax hikes […]