A wise policy change? That depends on how the Lottery performs over the next 30 years
Legislative triple play — budget, Horizon bill, and Lottery transfer — break the logjam that brought all but essential services to a standstill across state
Governor has summoned lawmakers back to Trenton for morning meeting; Prieto and Horizon CEO agree to try to talk through differences
Lights out in Trenton as frustrated horse-trading can’t break the deadlock over state budget, leading to first government shutdown in more than a decade
In return for passing the Horizon and Lottery-transfer bills, the governor says he’ll sign the budget — and keep his veto pen to himself. Meanwhile, ...
First report in a new series takes a nonpartisan approach to fixing the state’s financial faults, from cutting back on retiree benefits to boosting the ...
But even if plan passes full Legislature and goes to Christie in time, could New Jersey still be facing a government shutdown?
If the lawmakers, governor, and residents go for it, bonds would fund matching grants to help libraries with capital projects
Bipartisan effort would keep tabs on money allocated to programs and endeavors that is sometimes left to languish in various state accounts
Legislative leaders want governor to agree to school-aid formula independent of budget, so Christie can’t line-item veto changes he doesn’t like in the spending plan