Tag: lottery

Moody’s Says NJ Still a Gamble, Despite Pension Fund Tapping Lottery Revenues

Despite a new law that funnels about $1 billion in annual New Jersey Lottery revenues directly into the state’s beleaguered public-employee pension system, a major Wall Street credit-rating agency is warning there remains “considerable risk” since the state faces still-rising Read More

NJ Treasurer Pitches Plan to Use Lottery to Help Prop Up Public-Worker Pensions

Gov. Chris Christie’s state treasurer appeared before lawmakers yesterday to make an in-person pitch for the administration’s proposal to use the revenue-generating state Lottery to help prop up New Jersey’s beleaguered public-employee pension system. Whether the lawmakers decide to play Read More

VIDEO: Christie vows to spend “last bit of political capital” on lottery proposal

Gov. Chris Christie dropped by the New Jersey Alliance for Action Annual Transportation Conference on Tuesday in Middlesex County and, in his remarks, pitched his plan to cut New Jersey’s pension liability with funds from the state lottery. Watch: Transcript: Governor Read More

How you can see Trump inauguration live without making a donation | The Auditor

Want to witness Donald Trump’s swearing-in? Several members of the state’s congressional delegation, including Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) and Reps. Tom MacArthur (R-3rd Dist.), Chris Smith (R-4th Dist.) and Leonard Lance (R-7th Dist.) are offering lotteries to award inaugural tickets. Read More