NJ budget: Here’s how much it spends and where the money goes

Genesis Obando | June 22, 2021 | Budget, Politics

Lawmakers plan votes on the biggest spending bill in New Jersey history this week. The increase in spending comes from a windfall of tax payments and COVID-19 relief from the federal government.

How state money is spent is always up for debate between lawmakers. Gov. Phil Murphy has until July 1 to sign a spending bill into law. Some details, but not all have been made public. Here is a brief breakdown of the fiscal year 2022 spending plan:

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