Poll: What's the Best Way to Make Up New Jersey's $800M Budget Shortfall?
It's not exactly pocket change, but Christie and the Legislature are going to have find it somewhere
Earlier this week, state Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff revealed that New Jersey is facing an $800 million shortfall in this fiscal budget year -- which has only two more months to go. Unlike the federal government, the state must balance its books by July 1: It doesn’t have the ability to print money and cannot run a deficit. With so little time to find a sum that large . . .