In 2010, Gov. Chris Christie eliminated $7.45 million as a state budget line item for family planning and other women's health services. Every since then, Democratic lawmakers have added the funding into the state budget only to see Christie veto the money out.
The state legislature's Democratic majority is planning to present an alternative to the spending plan Gov. Chris Christie presented in his budget address in February, a speech which kicked off a series of town hall meetings focused on the state's underfunded pension system for p…
New Jersey's bond rating is now the second worst in the nation. While many taxpayers may think that doesn't impact them, it does. A weak credit rating will translate into higher interest rates when the state needs to borrow money, and it's the taxpayers who foot the bill.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Gov. Chris Christie's $33.8 billion budget won't go anywhere in the Legislature without a green light from Democratic leaders, and so far their reaction amounts to more of a yellow caution light.