Archive for Tag: FY 2020 budget proposal

Murphy’s budget gimmick burns money dedicated to firefighters

TRENTON, N.J. – Gov. Phil Murphy’s plan to raid more than $30 million from a special fund dedicated to helping the state’s firefighters was condemned today by Assemblyman Kevin J. Rooney. “Governor Murphy, once again, refuses to acknowledge New Jersey’s affordability crisis. Instead of cutting spending, Murphy’s budget relies...

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Republicans blast Murphy’s budget: More taxes, increased spending make New Jersey unaffordable for businesses and families

TRENTON, N.J. – In their response to Gov. Phil Murphy’s second budget address to the Legislature Tuesday, Republicans warned that proposed tax hikes, expensive programs, lack of pension and health benefit reform and a failed school funding formula would drive families and businesses out of the state.  Assembly Republican...

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