Report: NJ Is $282 Billion In Debt

STATE – New Jersey has a state debt of $282,393,641,000, according to a report issued Tuesday by State Budget Solutions. That’s the fourth largest in the nation, trailing only California, New York and Texas.

State debt calculations include a state’s regular debt, the fiscal year 2013 budget gap, outstanding unemployment trust fund loans, unfunded other post employment benefit liabilities, and the state’s unfunded pension liabilities.

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