TRENTON – Democratic lawmakers criticized Gov. Chris Christie for his handling of New Jersey’s state budget at a hearing on a projected $10.5 billion deficit for the fiscal year starting July 1, 2011 this morning.
STATE – For the third straight week, New Jersey reported a drop in the number of initial unemployment claims filed.
TRENTON — The Assembly Budget Committee will meet today to hear testimony on the projected $10.5 billion budget deficit for next fiscal year.
STATE — New Jersey voters continue to prefer less spending to more taxes. According to the most recent poll by Fairleigh Dickinson University’s PublicMind™, three of five voters (60%) say the state should hold the line on spending even if many programs have to be reduced.
TRENTON – Officials of the New Jersey State Lottery and the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, Inc. met this week at Lottery headquarters to kick-off the New Jersey Lottery’s annual “Not 18 Yet? No Bet” Awareness Campaign.
TRENTON – Kris Schantz understands the power of fear. It’s what drives many of us to scream or run at the mere sight of a snake in the yard.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Leonard Lance sent almost 1.2 million pieces of mail to constituents at taxpayer expense in the first three months of 2010.
STATE – A study conducted by a Rutgers University professor determined that New Jersey’s public workers are not overpaid compared to those in the private sector with a comparable level of education.
TRENTON – New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas H. Fisher is asking campers to leave their firewood at home to prevent the spread of insects that pose a potential threat to the Garden State’s forests.
STATE – A study funded in part by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey finds that a planned trans-Hudson passenger rail tunnel will boost home values near train stations on NJ TRANSIT lines by $19,000 on average.