The governor’s call comes a day after he slashed $361 million from the state budget that Democrats sent him, and gutted other Democrat-backed programs before signing the $32 billion spending plan into law.
A day after presenting his budget to the legislature in Trenton, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie went north to discuss his plan.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is proposing a $32.1 billion budget for the next fiscal year – a 3.7 percent increase.
Gov. Chris Christie’s proposal last week to implement a 10 percent across-the-board income tax cut garnered national attention.
As Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces tax cuts for many people New York State, there are reports that Mayor Michael Bloomberg is looking to raise property taxes in New York City to fill a budget hole that would result in deep cuts at city agencies.
An analysis shows the average worker in New Jersey saved about $872, or 22 percent more than the national average because the state has some of the nation’s highest paid workers. The cut is determined by income.