New Jersey Democrat teams with Louisiana Republican on measure creating $500 billion fund to keep COVID-19 response and essential services going
Assembly advances legislation; sponsor says, ‘Not only will this help us through the COVID-19 pandemic, but it will also prepare us for future crises’
Treasury records show that ‘Big 3’ credit-rating firms all rate New Jersey’s bonds a notch above ‘B’ territory for the first time ever
Governor will need to build a consensus for what’s next and clarify the extent of the state’s financial challenges, Sidamon-Eristoff says
Governor gives cities, towns ability to lengthen grace period by a month to June 1, but concerns already being raised about next payment deadline on ...
The proposal may have a formidable opponent, a GOP legislator who more than a decade ago served on a Supreme Court case that looked at ...
Firm also reduces state rating outlook from, ‘stable’ to ‘negative,’ citing economic impact of COVID-19 and long-standing problems like pension liability and scant reserves
Proposed bipartisan plan would save money by furloughing workers while ensuring they qualify for enhanced federal unemployment benefits
Funds are supposed to go to state retirement systems, but falling revenues mean taking more money from budget or letting unfunded pension liability balloon even ...
Governor’s drive to float emergency bonds meets some opposition, but he argues the only alternative is to ‘gut programs’