nj state budget

Democrats to unveil ‘alternative’ spending plan for NJ
Gov. Chris Christie's budget plan is going to have some competition. Assembly Speaker Vinnie Prieto (D-Secaucus) said the goal is for the Democrat-controlled NJ Legislature to unveil an alternative spending plan Monday and possibly pass it and send it to Christie on June 25.
How accurate are NJ’s revenue predictions?
The non-partisan Office of Legislative Services and the State Treasurer both predict the state will have more in revenue next fiscal year than Gov. Chris Christie projected in his budget address. That was welcome news to lawmakers on the Senate and Assembly budget committees, but the new revenue for…
NJ Faces a $526 Million Revenue Shortfall
New Jersey revenues are projected to fall $526 million behind Gov. Chris Christie's projections for the coming fiscal year, a top budget analyst for the non-partisan Office of Legislative Services told the State Senate Budget Committee Tuesday.
NJ Budget Deal Could Be Close
In February, Governor Chris Christie proposed a $32.9 billion State Budget. Hearings on the spending plan have been going on for months and closed-door negotiations have been taking place for weeks. The constitutionally mandated deadline for a signed and balanced budget is midnight June 30, but it a…