Tag: budget

Murphy signs record-setting N.J. budget; FY 2020 spending will include cash for illegal aliens’ lawyers, abortions

Correction/Update: It’s splitting hairs in terms of the final result, Save Jerseyans, but the Planned Parenthood and “undocumented”/illegal immigrant legal assistance funds referenced below were added the state’s FY 2020 spending at the last minute, via supplemental bills, instead of Read More

Murphy caves, ruling out shutdown and handing tactical win to Team Norcross

TRENTON, N.J. – Phil Murphy may be governor, Save Jerseyans, but Steve Sweeney is still the capital city’s most powerful politician. That political reality was confirmed on Thursday when Murphy ruled out as government shutdown ahead of the Sunday deadline Read More

Testa breaks with Senate GOP: Democrats’ budget “a disgrace” passed by people living in “alternative universe”

VINELAND, N.J. – The 2019 election cycle’s top New Jersey legislative prospect struck an independent chord on Friday by speaking out against the Democrat budget backed by seven of his own party’s state senators. “The state budget passed by Trenton Read More

Trenton spending $5 billion more (so far) under Phil Murphy

TRENTON, N.J. – Assembly Republican budget officer John DiMaio criticized the Democrat legislature’s $38.7 billion FY2020 budget on Thursday, comparing the Democrats’ internal debate to rearranging deck chairs on the Titanic.  While Democrats rejected tax and fee increases demanded by Read More

LD11: GOP challengers want Murphy to restore $65 million to Monmouth school districts

OCEAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. – Democrats in Trenton are fighting with one another quite a bit these days, and there’s a strong possibility of a FY 2020 budget impasse, but one area where they still agree: the suburbs should fully fund urban Read More