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Chris Christie Budget Cuts

New Jersey Lawmakers Face Budgetary Pain

The Philadelphia Inquirer | JOELLE FARRELL | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

New Jersey lawmakers expect to hear more uncomfortable talk about the state's finances as they gather in the new year. The Senate Budget and Appropri...

Chris Christie Faces Backlash From New Advocacy Group

Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics

By Dave Warner PHILADELPHIA, July 18 (Reuters) - A Democrat-leaning advocacy group launched in New Jersey on Monday, saying it would "fight bac...

Know the Side Effects

Randy Miller | Posted 09.06.2011 | New York
Randy Miller

Whether or not I agree with Gov. Christie's methods for fiscal recovery isn't important; what I will argue is that the effect of fiscal policy intended to restore order to the state's finances comes at the cost of the middle class and the poor.

Controversial Plan Criticized As Draconian Attempt To Balance New Jersey Budget

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 08.11.2011 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. — As states across the country look for ways to trim billions off their spending on Medicaid, New Jersey is garnering particular a...

Chris Christie Rebuked By New Jersey Supreme Court Over School Funding

AP | GEOFF MULVIHILL and ANGELA DELLI SANTI | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics

TRENTON, N.J. — After New Jersey's Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the state spend more on low-income school districts and Gov. Chris Christie ...

Chris Christie's School Budget Cuts Left State Unable To Meet Educational Obligations: Judge

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A New Jersey judge ruled on Tuesday that Governor Chris Christie's nearly $1 billion in budget cuts to schools last year left the state unable to meet...

Chris Christie’s Talk Is Blunt, But Not Always Straight

The New York Times | Richard Pérez-Pena | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New Jersey's public-sector unions routinely pressure the State Legislature to give them what they fail to win in contract talks. Most government worke...