Lawmakers To Consider New Aid To NJ Cities The Senate Budget Committee will consider legislation appropriating the money -- plus $1.5 million for oversight -- on Thursday.
N.J. Supreme Court Orders State To Give Schools More MoneyThe New Jersey Supreme Court has rebuked Gov. Chris Christie and ordered the state to increase spending on poor schools by an estimated $500 million.
NY Senators Plan Ethics Discussion With Online Public ParticipationNew Yorkers long fed up with the behavior of politicians in Albany were expected to get a chance to tweet their opinions on a myriad of bills aimed at cleaning up state government.
Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch IDs State Lawmakers Who Reneged On Reform PlanKoch will release the names of lawmakers who signed written pledges during their campaigns last year to work for reform of ethics and governing, but who have failed to act this year.
GOP, Dem Senators Say Gov't Shutdown AvoidableSchumer told reporters that letting it happen would be a disaster not just for federal workers, but retirees, veterans and anyone else getting federal checks.
Future Of NY Schools, Teachers On Line In BudgetTuesday's budget hearing in Albany will set the course for some of the year's most heated confrontations between the popular new governor and the Legislature.
NJ Lawmakers Gauge Layoffs' Effect On SafetyThe Senate Law and Public Safety Committee has invited several speakers to address a recent spike in violent crime.
NJ Budget On Track, But Questions LingerLegislative budget officer David Rosen was expected to tell the panel that revenue and spending were roughly on track seven months into the fiscal year.