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Experts see clouds on the fiscal horizon for NJ government

During a news conference Tuesday afternoon, several members of the workgroup offered their takes on the likelihood of there being enough revenue available by then to launch an altogether new relief program in the current economic environment. “Right now, it’s a wait-and-see,” said Marc Pfeiffer,

New Jersey’s Budget Surplus

This time last year, New Jersey's fiscal reality was grim. This year, the state has an $11 BILLION surplus. NJ Spotlight News' Joanna Gagis talks with Bloustein School senior policy fellow/executive in residence and former New Jersey Office of Management and Budget...

Government officials not acting fiduciarily responsible

Prior to the pandemic in mid-March, NAIOP NJ had planned to convene several experts to examine New Jersey’s fiscal challenges, controlling costs at the local level and pension and benefits reform. In the subsequent four months, our national GDP has plunged 33 percent...

NJ’s fiscal future: A direction for the new governor

The fiscal future of New Jersey is bleak. New Jersey has struggled to balance its budget for two decades. In the early 1990s, the state was AAA by each Rating Agency. Over the last eight years, it was reduced seven times – it is now the second lowest. Some...

Budget basics: How New Jersey spends your money

New Jersey has a strong central government. The governor has potent appointment and financial powers. New Jersey’s local governments like to tout their home-rule powers — and they’re correct in certain circumstances — but when it comes to municipal, county, and school...

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