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Senate Pension & Health Benefits Bill Vote

FULL LIVE COVERAGE
Coverage of the Senate’s vote on a bill that will significantly raise public workers contributions to their pension and health benefits. Unions are vehemently opposed because the bill will limit collective bargaining over health care. 20 more words

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Senate Budget Committee Receives Revenue Update from State Treasurer

By Michael Aron

For the second day in a row, the treasurer told a legislative panel that revenues are coming in half a billion dollars above expectations.  41 more words

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Assembly Budget Committee Receives Final Update on Governor’s Budget

By Michael Aron

State Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff reported to the Assembly Budget Committee that income tax has been coming in higher than expected.   30 more words

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Senate Budget Hearing on Department of Children & Families

By Michael Aron

The Commissioner of the Department of Children and Families, Allison Blake, testified before the Senate Budget and Appropriations Committee regarding the DCF’s 1.5 billion dollar budget which is being cut in Governor Christie’s plan by 11 million dollars.  35 more words

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Assembly Budget Hearing on Property Taxes & DCA Spending Plan

By Briana Vannozzi

Mayors, an AARP representative and the administrator for Salem County told lawmakers residents in their towns are at a breaking point.  41 more words

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Acting Education Commissioner Cerf Testifies at the Senate Budget Hearing

By Jerry Henry

Should the creation of new charter schools be a decision made by the state, or should voters decide if they want them in their town?  42 more words

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Assembly Budget Committee Hearing: Dept. of Law & Public Safety

By Michael Aron

Attorney General Paula Dow testified that the governor’s budget proposal cuts the Department of Law and Public Safety’s funding by one percent to 555 million dollars.  21 more words

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