Depending on who you ask, the budget proposal either offered tax fairness or oversold the state’s financial shortfall. It was cast on the shadow of record unemployment, a national reckoning with social justice and the very real possibility that we’ll be back in the ring for a second round of the coronavirus outbreak this fall.
Will the severity of those situations get any of Gov. Phil Murphy’s proposals to the finish line? NJ Spotlight budget and finance reporter John Reitmeyer, along with NJTV News business correspondent Rhonda Schaffler and Senior Correspondent David Cruz, join Senior Correspondent Briana Vannozzi to take a deeper look at Murphy’s proposed budget.