At the risk of repeating himself, former state budget director and comptroller lays out alternatives to the perilous path of adding to New Jersey’s debt ...
Selling bonds to address the pandemic-related budget emergency ‘would be a poor decision’
The agreement between Gov. Phil Murphy and legislators to allow nearly $10 billion in emergency state borrowing is bad public policy with ruinous long-term consequences
The state should always be mindful of both the short- and long-term implications of the budget adjustments that are made — avoiding one-time revenue sources ...
Behind the statistics and challenges are real people. Proper medical care improves the quality of life and all that goes along with good care — ...
Given the pandemic, many payments won't be made on time, creating immediate budget problems at the local level
Gov. Murphy and the Legislature should develop a plan now to address the current situation and the next two to three years
New Jersey spends $28 billion annually through the tax code. The governor and Legislature should review these expenditures every year, just as appropriations are examined
Learning how to navigate a bond prospectus can yield a trove of data about New Jersey’s financial and economic condition — and much more
The future of school financing in the state is uncertain, academic testing is a source of conflict and nothing stirs passions more than charter schools