Archive for Tag: adequacy budget

Sauickie applauds court decision that requires state to consider transportation costs when calculating state aid

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Alex Sauickie is applauding a recent court ruling that says the state must consider the strain of state-mandated transportation costs on school budgets when determining if a district receives constitutionally adequate state funding. The nearly decade-long lawsuit, filed by a Lakewood Township School District educator and attorney, argued that the state...

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School funding and property tax relief bill introduced by Assembly Republicans

TRENTON, N.J. – Republicans introduced legislation Monday (A5253) that would increase the state’s school funding obligations and lower property taxes by using state income tax revenue, which can more than pay for the plan without taking money from the surplus. The plan was dropped the day before Gov. Phil...

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