Archive for Tag: Local Governments

Murphy delivers broken promises, increased health care costs to municipalities

TRENTON, N.J. – Local government leaders will be forced to raise property taxes or cut services after promised relief for escalating health care costs was unexpectedly dropped from Gov. Phil Murphy’s $54.3 billion FY24 budget. Assemblyman Ned Thomson criticized Democrat leaders for adding $1.2 billion in pork spending to...

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DePhillips and Dunn want to shake up State Health Benefits Commission makeup

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips and Assemblywoman Aura Dunn are proposing to overhaul the makeup of the State Health Benefits Commission following the board’s vote approving health premium rate increases that disproportionately impact local governments and taxpayers. The State Health Benefits Commission on Wednesday approved rate hikes for...

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