Category: state budget

Webber blasts budget committee for endorsing Murphy’s unconstitutional borrowing plan

TRENTON, N.J. – Trenton Democrats helped Governor Murphy’s unconstitutional $5 billion borrowing plan clear a key hurdle on Tuesday morning.  The Assembly Budget Committee’s party-line vote – which endorsed the borrowing plan and a new state-wide property tax – was Read More

Murphy cuts school aid, but Democrats are also ready to give $35M (more) to N.J. illegal aliens?

TRENTON, N.J. – Shit is really and truly hitting the fan in Trenton, Save Jerseyans. The state treasury announced a projected $10 billion two-year shortfall this week, jeopardizing Murphy’s pre-COVID-19 FY 2021 budget proposal and, in the interim, leading the Read More

In major blow to Murphy, nonpartisan OLS says N.J. can’t borrow to balance budgets

TRENTON, N.J. – Governor Phil Murphy’s hopes to dig New Jersey out of an anticipated budget hole with borrowing hit a major snag on Thursday when the Office of Legislative Services (OLS), the state legislature’s nonpartisan legal arm, issued an Read More

Tone deaf? N.J. school district okays cap-busting $128M budget

MORRIS TWP., N.J. – The Morris School District approved a $128.2 million 2020-21 budget on Monday according to a report from MorristownGreen.com. That’s a 2.6% increase at a time when the COVID-19 statewide lockdown is expected to severely depress tax Read More

Webber: Governor Murphy’s COVID-19 borrowing plan is unconstitutional

TRENTON, N.J. – Governor Phil Murphy is reportedly weighing a massive $9 billion emergency bond scheme to compensate for an anticipated COVID-19 drop off in state revenues.  Assemblyman Jay Webber (R-26) said on Friday that the Governor’s plan is unconstitutional. Read More