Budget preview: N.J. state spending ‘is a mile wide and an inch deep’

TRENTON, N.J. –  Governor Phil Murphy will deliver his second budget address next Tuesday, March 5th. Last year? He raised taxes $1.5 billion and spending $2.7 billion (an 8% increase). 

What should we look forward to hearing this year? And what do you need to know?

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Assemblyman John DiMaio (who serves as the Republican budget officer) says it’s ugly, and it’s also bound to get much uglier without an immediate and dramatic change in direction.

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