There are no quick fixes for the state’s ongoing budget crisis, but the best place to begin is with the chronically underfunded pension system
Either we move the budget discussion to a multiyear approach or we will fail to address our tax and spending issues and be right back ...
On Memorial Day, we both celebrate what made our country great and acknowledge our responsibilities for its future
Part two of an examination of capital planning and budgeting in the Garden State, the long and the short of it
New Jersey does capital planning in a fragmented manner — there is no prioritization of projects and no overall plan to finance needed infrastructure investments.
Despite draconian cuts originally proposed in the president's budget, Congress made more rational decisions and provided hefty increases in discretionary spending
A former budget director casts a skeptical eye on the governor’s proposed $37.4 billion budget, and finds much to be concerned about
But nasty budget bargaining is still lurking
Promises aren’t going to bring property taxes down; implementing one or more admittedly difficult reforms might do the trick, however
The new governor has many ambitious plans, but first he must make sure the 2018 fiscal years ends with a surplus — as required
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