Higher interest rates resulting from shaky credit status means it will cost more for the state to borrow money
With Christie ruling out millionaire’s tax, real battle looms over pensions, ‘one shot’ gimmicks, and spending cuts
Bond-rating agency cites recurring revenue shortfalls, lagging economy, pension burden, and overreliance on ‘one-shot’ revenues
Appellate Division ruling in COLA case also could set precedent on state’s obligation to make pension payments
Christie’s budget options to plug combined FY14-FY15 gap include pension changes, aid shifts and fund raids
Christie: ‘Nothing off the table’ to fill $800M budget gap, and that includes pensions
Will Christie have to cut or defer pension payments to cover shortfall created by ‘April surprise’?
A $4.6B increase in retiree and debt-service costs, a Transportation Trust Fund running on empty, a governor who wants to cut taxes -- and the ...
Getting rid of tax would leave state shy of matching funds for Shore-protection projects -- and would also leave another hole in the state budget
Open-government advocates criticize Christie administration for taking down data used to compare net property taxes