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Analysis Says Corzine Budget Leaves NJ $100M Short

 STATE – Gov. Jon Corzine’s $29.8 billion budget proposal relies on revenue projections that are too optimistic, according to a consensus of economic reports used by the non-partisan Office of Legislative Services to analyze it. David Rosen, the office’s budget…

Scandal Shocks Perth Amboy

Vas Collaborators One Admits Guilt… PERTH AMBOY — Jeffrey D. Gumbs, who was a top city administrator under former Mayor Joseph Vas, pleaded guilty Monday to theft, tampering with public records and the misapplication of the city’s property between April…

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Assemblyman Joseph Vas was indicted on 11 counts of conspiring with municipal employees to bill the city for $5,000 worth of clothing, sneakers and other personal items. The former Perth Amboy mayor is also accused of participating in a scheme…

Gov. Extends School Board Filing Deadline

TRENTON – Gov. Jon Corzine issued an executive order to extend the deadline for candidates to file to run in April’s school board election because Monday’s snowstorm closed most of the schools in the state. The deadline had originally been…

State Offers Financial Incentives For NJ Businesses

TRENTON – Applications are now available online from the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (EDA) for $170 million in financing assistance to help state businesses face the fiscal challenges of the national economic crisis.  The funding is being made available…

Jersey Jobless Fund Going Broke

STATE – An increasing number of claims is rapidly draining the fund that bankrolls unemployment benefits in New Jersey, raising the unwelcome prospect that taxpayers will be required to provide a cash infusion. According to the state Labor Department, businesses…