Total state spending of $49.5 billion would pass Corzine for highest in NJ history.
With one of every three dollars of the governor's budget earmarked for education, schools wait to see how much they will actually receive.
Administration justifies appropriation by arguing the money is 'surplus dollars.'
Among the initiatives: a shift from institutional to community-based care, a major overhaul of state health services, and a redistribution of current funding.
Governor's proposed income tax cut 'won't fill the tank of a middle-class family's minivan.'
Schools face uncertain futures as proposals for shared services and consolidations haunt district supers.
Christie got his way on his first two budgets. Will this be the year Democratic leaders say 'No'?
Worried about high property taxes in the Garden State? Here's why.
Consolidation initiatives are sweeping the state, with governor and legislature adding bipartisan backing.
Christie defends cuts in rebate program that led to 20 percent hike in net property taxes.