Tag: state budget

ANALYSIS: New Jersey’s year-to-date income tax revenue is missing the mark

MORRISTOWN, NJ – A balanced revenue stream is important for any family, business, or… state. It’s one of the many reasons why New Jersey is in such deep trouble. _  On Thursday, the New Jersey Department of the Treasury released Read More

5 Things You Need to Know About New Jersey’s State Budget

By Joshua A. Sotomayor-Einstein | The Save Jersey Blog I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Joe Luppino-Esposito, Save Jerseyans, the editor and general counsel for State Budget Solutions (statebudgetsolutions.org). State Budget Solutions (SBS) is a think tank that focuses on budgetary Read More

Save Jersey, CWA Debate Budget

By STAFF | THE SAVE JERSEY BLOG Viewing alert: our Blogger-in-Chief Matt Rooney squared off against Communications Workers of America spokesman Seth Hahn on Wednesday night’s edition of Chasing New Jersey, Save Jerseyans, providing starkly contrasting opinions on the newly-signed FY 2015 state budget. Disagreement Read More

The Conservative Case Against This Budget

By Matt Rooney | The Save Jersey Blog New Jersey’s $34.1 billion FY 2015 budget stinks for a host of different reasons, Save Jerseyans, all of which we’ve discussed here at Save Jersey including a measure that ADDS new members to the imperiled public Read More

UPDATE: Christie Calls Legislative Special Session for Monday at 1:00 P.M.

UPDATE: Sunday, 7/1/12 @ 11:45 p.m. Just a scheduling update, folks. The Governor will address the legislature on Monday at 1:00 p.m. according to his latest updated schedule. Stay tuned… ORIGINAL POST: Saturday, 6/30/12 @ 11:16 a.m. Following yesterday’s FY Read More

CHRISTIE SIGNS $31.7B BUDGET; $2B INCREASE OVER FY 2012

The official FY 2013 budget does not include $361 million in “unsupported” spending that Democrats wanted but nevertheless fell victim to Governor Chris Christie’s veto pen. It’s balanced. It doesn’t raise taxes. But it’s still way too big for any fiscal conservative to endorse, Read More

We’re Still with You, Mr. Governor

Governor Chris Christie took his tax fight to a standing-room-only town hall crowd in Brick Township (Ocean County) yesterday afternoon. And at that Brick gathering, my dear Save Jerseyans, we caught a welcome glimpse of the no-nonsense style of politics that quickly transformed Chris Christie into a Read More