Christie Expected To Veto Tax Increases As NJ Lawmakers Pass $35B BudgetDemocratic legislative leaders Thursday pushed through a $35 billion budget, which includes a four-year millionaires tax and a one-year corporate income tax increase.
Christie Treasury Official: State Revenue Surplus Will Go To PensionsState revenues in New Jersey are on pace to exceed expectations, and Gov. Chris Christie's administration will put the cash toward the state’s public pensions, his top treasury official said Wednesday.
NJ TRANSIT Weighs Possibility Of Fare Hikes, Service CutsNJ TRANSIT said Tuesday that fare hikes or service “adjustments” were a possibility as the transportation agency deals with a major budget gap.
Protesters Crash Christie Town Hall Meeting After He Passes Budget, Vetoes Tax HikesNew Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was interrupted several times Tuesday, as he defended his veto of a series of tax hikes to fund the state employee pension system.
N.J. Lawmakers Pass Tax Hikes On Corporations, Wealthy; Christie Expected To VetoThe Democrat-controlled New Jersey Legislature voted Thursday to raise taxes on companies and high-earning individuals while fully funding pension funds for public employees, but no one doubts that Gov. Chris Christie will veto the measure.
Christie Blames Democrats For N.J. Budget Problems At GOP Governor's MeetingA defiant New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Wednesday shrugged off a mounting budget crisis and blamed Democrats for economic problems in the state that threaten to further taint his presidential ambitions.
Christie: $800 Million Budget Shortfall Cold Mean Cuts, Property Tax Rebate DelaysA huge budget shortfall could force the Christie administration to make painful cuts in state programs in New Jersey.
Gov. Christie Calls Special Legislative Session To State Case For Middle-Class Tax CutThe 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.